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Cesar Sabogal, from CIFOR at FAO, and Jorge Chavez, forestry leader at BAM, published the experience to reforest with native species, Campo Verde BAM, on the international portal “Forests” under the study “Restoring Degraded Forest Land with Native Tree Species: The Experience of Bosques Amazónicos in Ucayali, Peru. This in-depth study provides information on the...
We are happy to announce that Walter Wust has joined the Bosques Amazónicos BAM team as the Director and leader of the company’s science program. Walter has more than thirty years of experience leading programs to assess biological diversity along the coast and in the Andes and Amazon of Peru.   His publications–more than 600 books...
The genetic improvement program at Bosques Amazónicos BAM contributes to the recovery and conservation of highly threatened native species. This is the case of the shihuahuaco (Dipteryx micrantha), one of the most attractive species in the international market due to its hardness and quality of its wood as well as its excellent capacity to resist...
The team from Bosques Amazónicos BAM traveled to Costa Rica to receive training in the most advanced processes for genetic improvement as part of the cooperation agreement with the Instituto Técnico de Costa Rica (TEC). Dr. Olman Murillo, representative of TEC, recently visited the BAM’s operating area in Ucayali to study the plantation and train...
To strengthen the value of the forest, BAM, in cooperation with the Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica (TEC)─ one of the world’s leading institutions in cloning of forest species─ is rolling out a cutting-edge program to improve the forest genetics of our native species. This program seeks to clone the highest quality specimens from our...
In the framework of the sustainable development agreement to fight deforestation and degradation in Latin American forests, the Development Bank of Latin America, CAF, neutralized the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG0 generated by its operations from 1970 to 2018. The institution offset its historical footprint by acquiring 162,986 carbon credits from the REDD+ Castañeros network in...
As part of its sustainability strategy, the Brazilian cosmetics company Natura voluntarily neutralized 100% of its carbon footprint in Peru by acquiring 62,420 carbon credits, which were generated by the REDD+ Brazil-nut concessions at Bosques Amazónicos BAM. Through BAM’s initiative, the company contributed to protecting 9,663 hectares of brazil nut forests. This is the equivalent...
Bosques Amazónicos BAM won first place in the Jungle and Peru category in the National Competition for Good Practices to Recover Degraded Areas, organized by the Ministry of Agricultural and Irrigation (MINAGRI), the Ministry of the Environment (MINAM), the National Forest and Wild Fauna Service (SERFOR) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...
As part of its Carbon Neutral Program, which was launched in 2007, Natura Cosméticos offset more 34 thousand tons of carbon dioxide emissions by acquiring carbon credits generated by the reforestation project in Campo Verde, Ucayali, which is developed by Bosques Amazónicos BAM. “Since its creation, Natura has been committed to sustainable development and to...
For the second consecutive year, LATAM Perú offset the CO2 corresponding to its land operations –a total of 6,532 tons of CO2 eq– by acquiring carbon credits generated by the reforestation program with native species of Bosques Amazónicos BAM in Ucayali, Peru. This measure reaffirms the commitment of LATAM Perú to sustainability and demonstrates the...
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