Lambayeque has become the first department of the Peruvian coast to install the Regional Forestry and Wildlife Control and Surveillance Bureau (MRCVFFS), which has the participation of the National Forestry and Wildlife Service (SERFOR) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (Minagri), the Regional Government and the ten public institutions of national scope related to these issues.

The regional table that is part of the National Forest and Wildlife Control and Surveillance System (SNCVFFS), whose coordinator is SERFOR, will be able to work in an articulated and coordinated manner among national, regional and local civil society institutions to face threats from dry forests and their biodiversity.

The working group will establish the norms and mechanisms of coordinated action among the member entities of the Chaparrí Technical Committee (MTCH) in Lambayeque for forest monitoring and wildlife control, and sanctions resulting in the attention of deforestation cases. of unauthorized use of logging and illegal trade of forest products, in accordance with the provisions of current regulations.

The MRCVFFS in its first session analyzed the case of the Chaparrí Private Conservation Area, referred to the management, monitoring and control, as well as the lessons learned, in the same way, it was proposed to work on a proposal for a regional protocol for intervention in control incidents and forest and wildlife surveillance.

It should be noted that the installation of the table was an initiative of the regional authorities, and was welcomed by SERFOR with the support of the Japan International Technical Cooperation Project, ProBosque JICA, who developed the mapping methodology of forest / non-forest in dry forests and strengthen the capacity to use information on the early warning system for deforestation.