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Strengthen the capacity of FENAMAD to lead processes that secure tenure of the indigenous territories and strengthen communities natural resource management as a means of reducing threats to their land and livelihoods.
Generate and channel legislative and regulatory proposals to improve the legal security of Indigenous Peoples and their collective rights, including the rights of Indigenous Peoples in involuntary isolation (PIACVI).
Support the full titling of five indigenous communities in Madre de Dios.
Promote dialogue spaces among indigenous organizations, civil society, and the national government to generate proposals for improved laws and regulations, particularly those related to titling procedures and requirements.
Strengthen the legal team of FENAMAD to develop a better legal defense system for indigenous communities and PIACVI.
Develop a proposal for a mechanism to integrate the indigenous territorial cadaster with the national property cadaster.
Train and provide technical assistance to youth and community forest monitors in community forest management, and assist in formalizing communities´ legal access to forest resources.
The degree of forest conservation in indigenous territories in the Peruvian Amazon is high in comparison to the rest of Peru. Madre de Dios, however, is characterized by overlapping rights and conflicts over indigenous territories. Indigenous communities are at a disadvantage when they attempt to defend themselves against the multiple threats they face, including illegal mining, logging, land speculation and invasions. Over 50 percent of communities require legal and physical remediation of their territorial titles. Some have titles emitted without the necessary georeferencing; others have georeferenced titles, but are not yet inscribed in the public records; whilst others have incomplete or defective titles.
Indigenous communities of Madre de Dios and Cusco; Indigenous Peoples in Voluntary Isolation or Initial Contact (PIACVI); and the Regional Government of Madre de Dios (GOREMAD), particularly its departments of Physical and Legal Territorial Remediation for Rural Property, Agriculture, and Forestry and Wildlife.