Aguaruna community


Indigenous People(s): Aguaruna
Country: Peru
Product(s): Paca (Cuniculus paca)
Description: The Aguaruna Community’s plan for sustainable development includes support for sustainable management and breeding of lowland Paca (Cuniculus paca, a large rodent found in South and Central America), both for food as well as a source of income.
Conservation Area: San Rafael.
Supporting Agencies: GEF de Small Grants Program
Location: San Martín
Source of Information: Conservación de plantas medicinales amazónicas como componente del manejo de bosques en comunidades indígenas Shipibo Konibo, Ucayali. SGP UNDP. Web. Accessed April 2015. Link.
Additional information: Link 1

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