The land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF) sector contributes with around 50% of the country emissions.
In the Peruvian Amazon 78% of deforestation occurs in areas less than 5ha– small-scale agriculture is considered the main driver of deforestation.
There is a growing market for sustainably grown cocoa, and coffee, and international commitments to zero deforestation supply chains.
During the last years indigenous enterprises have managed to produce and export hundred of tonnes of sustainable cocoa, coffee and Brazil nuts. However, trade finance from commercial banks is not available to indigenous enterprises.