Peru Adopts National Climate Change Plan

In July, the Peruvian Agricultural and Environmental Ministry solidified La Estrategia Nacional sobre Bosques y Cambio Climático, a plan that has engaged indigenous communities, civil society, and local governments to put Peru on the path to reducing deforestation, thereby reducing greenhouse gases. This multi-pronged approach will also look to incentivize both private companies and small-scale farmers to alter their land use management practices in order to curtail the rapid deforestation resulting in the loss of nearly 300,000 acres of forests annually. Read the full article at ClimateWire.