On 28thMay, Martín Vizcarra, President of the Republic of Peru, participated in a very emotive ceremony in which 66 native communities from Loreto received their land titles granted by the regional government. Twenty-one of these communities received support from the Peruvian Society for Environmental Law (SPDA) as part of the “
"We know that many communities have been suffering from various threats due to insecure land tenure. The government´s recognition of our ancestral territories will guarantee the food security of our peoples"
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