Consortium

AVIRERI VRAEM
Biosphere Reserve, UNESCO

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4.100.000

Territory ha.

307+

Species of endemic and endangered flora

252

Species of endemic fauna

115

Endangered species of fauna

16

Ecological life zones

AVIRERI VRAEM

Consortium Biosphere Reserve, UNESCO

It is one of the largest reserves in Central and South America. Founded in 2020, it covers an area of more than 4,100,000 hectares, where 16 ecological zones of wildlife are located, forming a wide variety of landscapes.

There are 115 species of endangered fauna, 252 species of endemic fauna, and 307 species of endemic and endangered flora.

Located at an altitude of 280 to 5200 meters above sea level, the reserve’s territory is home to 312 Native Indigenous Communities of Ashaninka, Asheninka, Machiguenga, Kakinte, and Yine.

map of the biosphere reserve

News

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Sustainable Development Cooperation (SDTC). On the 19th and 20th of April 2021, we held several working meetings at the administrative…
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Great scientific rediscovery of species The rediscovery of a beetle (Ronbuberia eurytarsipennis W. Horn) occurred 115 years later after the…

Five focus areas of AVIRERI VRAEM Biosphere Reserve :

Conservation of Biodiversity

Implementation of a set of measures to protect more than 700 endemic and rare species of flora and fauna of Central Peru.

Scientific Research

Implementation of research Programs as a basis for all types of project activities of the Reserve.

Eco-Social Projects

Creating environmentally correct alternative forms of public activity for the sustainable development of the region.

Socio-Economic Projects

Promoting the development of new economic projects based on the balanced use of natural resources and protective environmental measures.

Environmental Education

Introduction of new forms and programs in the field of environmental literacy of the population.

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(Our primary objectives) “The main task of our activities is to ensure gradual and sustainable development based on a balance between biodiversity conservation and society's needs.”

Dr. Vlodymyr Izerskyy
President Consorcio AVIRERI VRAEM Biosphere Reserve, UNESCO