The Evio Kuiñaje, or Infierno, project works to protect 7,750 hectares of threatened forest in the Peruvian Amazon through engagement with the local indigenous community of Infierno.
The project works to safeguard Infierno indigenous culture and protect the forest and its biodiversity through the promotion of activities that reduce pressures on the environment and conserve native values. With native communities the second largest managers of forest land in Peru, the Infierno project is an important model of environmentally and economically sustainable forest management with indigenous communities.
This project is part of the Ecosphere+ portfolio and is implemented on the ground by the Peruvian NGO, AIDER.
We track impact areas across all of our projects. Below are the impacts for Infierno:
Sustainable Development Goals
The Infierno project helps to achieve a number of the UN Sustainable Development Goals: