LIMA, PERU – June 2, 2016 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the National Forest and Wildlife Service (SERFOR), the technical agency under Peru’s Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, today signed a Framework Cooperation Agreement to enhance collaboration on the development of planning instruments for the implementation of Peru’s National Forest and Wildlife Policy.
Under the framework, GGGI will support the development and implementation of the National Forest and Wildlife Plan through technical assessments, the facilitation of knowledge exchange and support for institutional coordination with public, private and civil society stakeholders as well as multinational organizations and other financial institutions.
“This agreement is an important step forward for building a cooperative partnership between the two organizations in activities and initiatives related to green growth,” said Fabiola Muñoz, Executive Director of SERFOR. “We are especially interested in GGGI’s support for facilitating the exchange of knowledge between countries that are undertaking similar initiatives.”
Lucetty Ullilen, Director General of Forest and Wildlife Policy and Promotion also recognized the importance of GGGI’s technical support, which will be a key input for developing the National Forest and Wildlife Plan.
This agreement consolidates the cooperation between GGGI and SERFOR and strengthens future strategic efforts in sustainable forest development.
Based in Seoul, GGGI is an intergovernmental organization founded to support and promote green growth. The organization partners with countries to help them build economies that grow strongly, are more efficient and sustainable in the use of natural resources, less carbon intensive, and more resilient to climate change. GGGI works with countries around the world, building their capacity and working collaboratively on green growth policies that can impact the lives of millions. To learn more about GGGI, see https://www.gggi.org and visit us on Facebook and Twitter.