Participant in WWF’s Forests Forward programme since August 2023 and currently in the Performance Phase. In this phase, Maderacre and WWF are jointly implementing agreed action plans and demonstrating progress towards the intended outcomes and impacts.
Through its engagement in Forests Forward Maderacre's objective is to improve the management of its forests and to support local livelihood development.
Action Area
Improving Forest Management
This action area pertains to the management of forest resources, be it natural forests or plantations, for specific impacts (e.g. protection of watersheds, wildlife habitats, reducing illegal logging, etc.). Credible forest certifications are encouraged to be used as a verification tool for improvements. Show more
Summary of engagement
Maderacre operates more than 15 forest concessions over 300,000 hectares of Amazon rainforests under FSC forest management certification. These concessions are located in the province of Tahuamanu, within the region Madre de Dios, one of the most biodiverse rich areas on the planet. The forests faces threats such as shifting cultivation and timber theft. Maderacre seeks to set an example for other companies in Peru and the Madre de Dios region by demonstrating that sustainable forest management can generate income in addition to timber. The goal of the engagment with WWF is to increase the sustainability of forest magement.
Impact Metrics
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Forest quality
Poverty reduction and livelihood