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Restoring Degraded Forest Land with Native Tree Species: The Experience of “Bosques Amazónicos” in Ucayali, Peru

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Bosques Amazónicos SAC (BAM). Ju. Amazonas 109, Pucallpa 25001, Ucayali, Peru
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Av. Mariscal Ramón Castilla 394, Miraflores 15048, Lima, Peru
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Forests 2019, 10(10), 851; https://doi.org/10.3390/f10100851
Received: 9 September 2019 / Revised: 23 September 2019 / Accepted: 27 September 2019 / Published: 29 September 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Forest and Landscape Restoration—Making it Happen)
The case is a private initiative in Peruvian Amazon reforesting with native tree species on degraded lands for timber and carbon purposes. By 2018 around 870 hectares have been reforested and additionally 124 hectares are being restored through protection measures and assisted natural regeneration. The paper describes the local context and project design, the technical and social aspects of project implementation, the outcomes and challenges after 12 years, including some reflections on success factors, lessons learned and implications for other forest landscape restoration (FLR) projects. View Full-Text
Keywords: Peruvian Amazon; forest restoration; timber plantations; carbon certification Peruvian Amazon; forest restoration; timber plantations; carbon certification
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Rodríguez, J.C.; Sabogal, C. Restoring Degraded Forest Land with Native Tree Species: The Experience of “Bosques Amazónicos” in Ucayali, Peru. Forests 2019, 10, 851.

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