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Resilience Transforming the Management of Protected Areas/ Landscape Project to strengthen the resilience of ecosystems
Commissioning Unit: Peru
Evaluation Plan: 2017-2021
Evaluation Type: Project
Completion Date: 12/2021
Unit Responsible for providing Management Response: Peru
Documents Related to overall Management Response:  
1. Recommendation:

Recommendation A.1.- To focus, in the meager deadlines that remain, to the urgent implementation of an exit strategy and commitment of the remaining funds with a roadmap to complete the actions before the financial closing

Management Response: [Added: 2022/03/28]

 Recommendation: Accepted.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Implementation of the project exit strategy
[Added: 2022/03/28] [Last Updated: 2022/05/30]
PMU 2022/10 Initiated A la fecha la estrategia de salida del proyecto se está implementando. Algunos productos forman parte de procesos de las contrapartes que se implementarán durante todo el 2022, como es el proceso de elaboración del Plan director, donde se integrará toda la información generada por el proyecto. Por otro lado, algunos productos requieren de las revisiones de las contrapartes, lo que se encuentra en proceso y en monitoreo permanente, para el cierre definitivo. History
A proposal of an exit strategy will be elaborated.
[Added: 2022/03/28]
PMU 2021/12 Completed
To convene the projects closing session of the Steering Committee project
[Added: 2022/03/28]
PMU 2022/01 Completed The projects closing session was held on Jannuary 20th.
2. Recommendation:

Recommendation A.2.- The exit strategy should include holding workshops, at the regional headquarters levels, which include face-to-face meetings with the necessary protocols, in order to consolidate progress, strengthen alliances, and form support groups committed to continuing actions under development.

Management Response: [Added: 2022/03/28]

Recommendation: Accepted

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Carry out a decentralized closure event, which will take place simultaneously and decentralized in the cities of Lima, Oxapampa, Cusco and Pucallpa
[Added: 2022/03/28]
PMU 2021/12 Completed The event featured testimonies from the project's local partners on topics such as the resilience approach in territorial management, the strengthening of co-management and sustainable and resilient production systems. Likewise, the event had a panel conformed by the project's partner institutions, to reflect and discuss on the nature-based solutions implemented by the project. At the field headquarters, the event was held in person, complying with all the necessary biosafety protocols.
3. Recommendation:

Recommendation A.3.- Invest in the preparation of a memory of lessons learned and testimonies of achievements, including the dissemination of improvements and innovations, and describing current and potential synergies and their benefits.

Management Response: [Added: 2022/03/28]

REcommendation Accepted

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Prepare a document to systematize the results achieved, the lessons learned, the good practices and the challenges encountered by the project.
[Added: 2022/03/28] [Last Updated: 2022/05/30]
Project Management Unit SERNANP AND UNDP 2022/10 Initiated Se inicio la sistematización de los resultados alcanzados, procesando la información del proyecto la cual debe ser revisada por la contraparte. La primera versión del documento será entregada el 31 de julio a la contraparte, esperando contar con la conformidad hasta el 31 de agosto 2022. History
Prepare an executive summary of the project (fact sheet), which will include the implemented resilience approach, the outcomes and outputs achieved by the project, challenges, and vision for the future.
[Added: 2022/03/28]
PMU 2021/12 Completed
Disseminate the document of systematization of the project's achievements in the networks of UNDP, SERNANP and the project partners.
[Added: 2022/03/28] [Last Updated: 2022/05/30]
Project Management, Unit SERNANP and UNDP 2022/12 Not Initiated Esta actividad está enlazada a la anterior por lo cual se postergara hasta fines del 2022. Con la conformidad del documento de sistematización, se elaborará una diagramación para la difusión del documento a las redes del PNUD, SERNANP y socios. History
Upload to DATA UNDP the document of the systematization of the results achieved, the lessons learned, the good practices and the challenges encountered
[Added: 2022/03/28] [Last Updated: 2022/05/30]
Project Management Unit, SERNANP, UNDP 2022/12 Not Initiated Esta actividad está enlazada a la anterior. Una vez se cuente con el documento diagramado y con conformidad de la contraparte, se cargará al DATA PNUD para su difusión y que se encuentre disponible para el público en general. History
4. Recommendation:

Recommendation A.4.- Promote and conduct the extension of the methodology of the risk and vulnerability analysis study carried out in the two landscapes, applied to all the NPAs and landscapes, as foreseen in the new project proposal to the GCF. The focus of this analysis should advance in the interrelation of the socioeconomic problems of the populations with the NPA and BZ, beyond the description and measurement of the risk status and statistical data

Management Response: [Added: 2022/03/28]

Recommendation: Accepted

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Prepare the Climate Change Risk Analysis throughout the Peruvian Amazon, as an input for the strategic planning process of the new Director Plan of the National System of Protected Areas, a process that is scheduled to begin in 2022.
[Added: 2022/03/28] [Last Updated: 2022/05/16]
Project Management Unit SERNANP-UNDP 2022/04 Completed Este analisis contribuirá a focalizar acciones orientadas a reducir la vulnerabilidad, riesgos y peligros del sistema de áreas naturales protegidas. History
Train and transfer capacities to SERNANP, regional governments of Madre de Dios, Cusco, Ucayali and Pasco and local partners on the modeling of climate change risk, for its incorporation in territorial development processes
[Added: 2022/03/28] [Last Updated: 2022/05/16]
Project Management Unit SERNANP-UNDP Project Management Unit SERNANP-UNDP 2022/04 Completed Las capacitaciones a SERNANP asi como a los GOREs fueron concluidas History
Incorporate the information from the Climate Change Risk Analysis in the entire Peruvian Amazon in the two project proposals that will be presented to the GCF, the proposal aligned to the Natural Heritage of Peru and the proposal for Communal Reserves.
[Added: 2022/03/28]
SERNANP - IMPLEMENTING PARTNER 2022/12 Not Initiated
5. Recommendation:

Recommendation B.1.- Coordinate and optimize the use of the remaining resources with an administrative programming by UNDP-GEF that includes priority attention to the conclusion of key activities and the roadmap, ensuring commitments that can be met until financial closure

Management Response: [Added: 2022/03/28]

Recommendation: Accepted

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Implementation of the project exit strategy
[Added: 2022/03/28] [Last Updated: 2022/05/30]
Project Management Unit SERNANP 2022/11 Initiated A la fecha la estrategia de salida del proyecto se está implementando. Algunos productos forman parte de procesos de las contrapartes que se implementarán durante todo el 2022, como es el proceso de elaboración del Plan director donde se integrará toda la información generada por el proyecto. Por otro lado, algunos productos requieren de las revisiones de las contrapartes, lo que se encuentra en proceso y en monitoreo permanente, para el cierre definitivo. History
Preparation and validation of the project exit strategy.
[Added: 2022/03/28]
Project Management Unit /SERNANP/UNDP/ Project Steering Committee 2021/12 Completed The project, in coordination with SERNANP, prepared the exit strategy and the roadmap of the activities that will be carried out until the project closure, the use of the remaining budget, and the establishment of commitments once the project finish.
6. Recommendation:

Recommendation C.1.- Seek the inclusion of activities to monitor and support the achievements of the Project, through related projects in progress or in preparation, as in the proposal to the GCF. SERNANP should be the government anchor of this process of integration of plans and actions with the innovative approaches of the Project and in alliance with local actors and private companies.

Management Response: [Added: 2022/03/28]

Recommendation: Accepted

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Integrate the information generated by the project and continue with the process of strengthening the partner PA's and associated landscapes, through the new projects to be started or in the project formulation processes, such as: the project "Natural Heritage of Peru: Phase 1 - Effective management of the Peruvian Amazon for mitigation and adaptation of climate change", prepared with the support of the project, SERNANP, PROFONANPE and WWF; the project in formulation with ANECAP and Conservation International; the 3 Forest Investment Projects and the 4 projects that are being coordinated with GEF: Amazon Sustainable Landscape (ASL II), Sustainable Management and Restoration of the Dry Forest of the North Coast of Peru, Integrated Management of Putumayo River Basins, and Building human well-being and resilience in Amazonian forests by enhancing the value of biodiversity for food security and bio-businesses, in a context of climate change.
[Added: 2022/03/28]
SERNANP 2027/01 Not Initiated
Promote the inclusion of the lessons learned and achievements of Amazonia Resiliente in the formulation of projects, such as: the International Waters project that will be presented to GEF, the project under preparation within the framework of the Leticia Pact to fight deforestation in the border areas with Colombia and Ecuador.
[Added: 2022/03/28]
MINAM 2023/11 Not Initiated
Consolidate the achievements of Amazonia Resiliente, through articulation with other projects implemented by UNDP, such as the Sustainable Productive Landscapes (PPS) project in Ucayali and Huánuco areas, where the consolidation of the new conservation areas will continue. Likewise, within the framework of the agreement between Repsol and UNDP, continuity will be given to the management of the associated landscape of the Megantoni National Sanctuary, and to the strengthening of indigenous organizations and communities towards a sustainable economic recovery.
[Added: 2022/03/28]
UNDP 2024/12 Not Initiated
7. Recommendation:

Recommendation C.2.- Ensure the systemic inclusion of the concepts of resilience and long-term sustainability in the SINANPE Director Plan and NPA Master Plans, through directives and approaches based on the Project's experience; and support the development of a multidisciplinary and participatory proposal for conservation corridors in the country.

Management Response: [Added: 2022/03/28]

Recommendation: Accepted

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Train and transfer capacities to SERNANP, regional governments of Cusco, Pasco, Madre de Dios and Ucayali, and local partners on the modeling of the risk to climate change, the spatial modeling of the potential present and future distribution of coffee and cocoa, and the analysis of ecosystem services from a biophysical and sociocultural perspective, in order to incorporate this information into territorial development processes.
[Added: 2022/03/28] [Last Updated: 2022/05/16]
Project Management Unit SERNANP-UNDP 2022/12 Initiated Se ha completado con las capacitaciones a los GORE y aliados locales y se espera terminar con la capacitación del personal de SERNANP para fin de año. History
Design the conceptual and methodological proposal for the inclusion of resilience in the PA master plans, based on the experience advanced by the project.
[Added: 2022/03/28] [Last Updated: 2022/05/16]
SERNANP-UNDP 2022/04 Completed La propuesta se ha diseñado se espera sea socializada para para la inclusión de resiliencia en la planificación y gestión de áreas protegidas. History
Prepare the Climate Change Risk Analysis throughout the Peruvian Amazon, as an input for the strategic planning process of the new Director Plan of the National System of Protected Areas, a process that is scheduled to begin in 2022. This will help to focus actions aimed at reducing vulnerability, risk, and danger and promoting the resilience of the natural protected natural areas system.
[Added: 2022/03/28] [Last Updated: 2022/05/16]
Project Management Unit SERNANP-UNDP 2022/04 Completed Se ha completado el Análisis de Riesgo al Cambio Climático en toda la Amazonia peruana como insumo al proceso de planificación estratégica del nuevo Plan Director, proceso que tiene previsto iniciar en el 2022 History
Integrate the information generated by the project in territorial planning processes, such as the Concerted Development Plan of the district of Challabamba (Cusco) and the Local Economic Development Plan of the district of Quellouno (Cusco).
[Added: 2022/03/28] [Last Updated: 2022/05/16]
Project Management Unit SERNANP 2022/04 Completed This is a permanent process. History
Design and present a proposal for the inclusion of the resilience approach in the process of updating the SINANPE Director Plan
[Added: 2022/03/28]
SERNANP 2022/08 Not Initiated
8. Recommendation:

Recommendation C.3.- Institutionalize mechanisms to stimulate initiatives and forms of collective action, empowering the local population to demand their official adoption and sponsorship from their local authorities. It is suggested to explore the results of the PCM 'Tramas' program and the possibility of extending it to the Project areas by establishing ARD (Regional Development Agencies) in their area and nuclei of social and economic dynamization.

Management Response: [Added: 2022/03/28]

Recommendation: Accepted

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
An analysis of the PCM “Tramas” program will be carried out, if pertinent, its inclusion in the implementation approaches of SERNANP projects will be evaluated.
[Added: 2022/03/28]
SERNANP 2023/01 Not Initiated
9. Recommendation:

Recommendation C.4.- Prioritize the design of a strategy, inter-institutional arrangements and regulations within the framework of SINAGERD, in coordination with the PCM, for the systematized attention of forest fire emergencies in the sphere of influence of the NPA, involving regional and local governments.

Management Response: [Added: 2022/03/28]

Recommendation: Accepted

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Consolidation of the Operational Nodes associated with the project's landscapes, through the acquisition of personal protective equipment for park rangers and specialists from the nodes associated with the project.
[Added: 2022/03/28] [Last Updated: 2022/05/16]
Project Management Unit SERNANP 2022/04 Completed Se ha completado la adquisicion y entrega de equipos. History
Update the Forest Fire Risk Management Strategy of the National System of Natural Areas Protected by the State
[Added: 2022/03/28]
SERNNAP 2022/12 Not Initiated This process will be carried out with the participation of local and regional governments, the PCM and other public sector organizations, and civil society.
Use the Climate Change Risk Analysis prepared by the project, as input for estimating areas vulnerable to fires, this information will be used to design and update strategies and regulations, such as the Forest Fire Risk Management Strategy of SERNANP.
[Added: 2022/03/28]
SERNANP 2022/12 Not Initiated
10. Recommendation:

Recommendation D.1.- Carry out a rapid study of the results of the execution of the micro capitals, and an appreciation of their scope of impact at the Landscape level with a view to extending this mechanism to other conservation landscapes; and, in parallel, study and design modalities of insurance mechanisms for credits, based on the experiences, successful or not, of the Project.

Management Response: [Added: 2022/03/28]

Recommendation: Accepted

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Prepare a systematization analysis of the “microgrants” tool.
[Added: 2022/03/28] [Last Updated: 2022/05/16]
Project Management Unit SERNANP UNDP 2023/01 Not Initiated Se reprogramó esta actividad para enero del 2023 debido a cambio de prioridades en las agendas de los consultores a cargo de la elaboracion del analisis de los referidos microgrants. History
11. Recommendation:

Recommendation D.2.- Strengthen the alliances achieved with indigenous organizations, producer associations, and the private sector at all levels of incidence, considering post-pandemic situations and the opening of economic activities, maintaining active collaboration and participation relationships, and including these modalities in all projects and master plans.

Management Response: [Added: 2022/03/28]

Recommendation: Accepted

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Continue with the processes of consolidating alliances with indigenous organizations, producer associations and the private sector. SERNANP will consolidate the achievements of the project through the replication of the microgrants model and organizational strengthening in the project "Natural Heritage of Peru: Phase 1 - Effective management of the Peruvian Amazon for the mitigation and adaptation of climate change" presented to the GCF.
[Added: 2022/03/28]
SERNANP 2027/11 Not Initiated
12. Recommendation:

Recommendation D.3.- Prepare a document of action strategies, options and alternatives for early work in the face of repeated situations of political instability, turnover of officials and governments, and others, which facilitate adaptive project management forecasts

Management Response: [Added: 2022/03/28]

Recommendation: Accepted

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Implementation of the UNDP risk management instruments, such as the Risk Log and the SESP.
[Added: 2022/03/28]
UNDP 2027/12 Not Initiated Within the framework of UNDP risk management for programs and projects, a detailed analysis of the risks associated with these interventions is carried out, including risks of a political nature. In accordance with the established risk management policy and procedures, these analyzes are constantly reviewed and updated.
13. Recommendation:

Recommendation E.1.- Promote an inter-ministerial participatory working group (MINAM, MIDIS, MIMP, MINCUL) with indigenous organizations, NGOs and academia, to work on adapting the plans and regulations on gender and cultural approaches to the local and regional realities of the Amazon.

Management Response: [Added: 2022/03/28]

Recommendation: Partially accepted, MINAM already has a Working Group for Gender Equality, which is in charge of coordinating, articulating, and overseeing the incorporation of the gender approach in policies and institutional management. Currently, the gender approach is being incorporated into the programs, projects, and initiatives implemented by the ministry. However, it is necessary to involve other sectors, especially those that work with indigenous populations, such as MIDAGRI, PRODUCE, MIDIS, and regional and local governments.

Key Actions:

14. Recommendation:

Recommendation E.1.- Promote an inter-ministerial participatory working group (MINAM, MIDIS, MIMP, MINCUL) with indigenous organizations, NGOs and academia, to work on adapting the plans and regulations on gender and cultural approaches to the local and regional realities of the Amazon.

Management Response: [Added: 2022/03/28]

Recommendation: Partially accepted, MINAM already has a Working Group for Gender Equality, which is in charge of coordinating, articulating, and overseeing the incorporation of the gender approach in policies and institutional management. Currently, the gender approach is being incorporated into the programs, projects, and initiatives implemented by the ministry. However, it is necessary to involve other sectors, especially those that work with indigenous populations, such as MIDAGRI, PRODUCE, MIDIS, and regional and local governments.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
The Working Group for Gender Equality (GTIG) of MINAM will evaluate the possibility of proposing the creation of an inter-ministerial working group
[Added: 2022/03/28]
MINAM Working Group for Gender Equality (GTIG) 2023/01 Not Initiated There is a Multisectoral Strategic Plan for Gender Equality (PEMIG), approved in 2020 within the framework of the National Gender Equality Policy (PNIG), which involves various ministries, public organizations, regional and local governments.
15. Recommendation:

Recommendation F.1.- Align and promote in the master plans the change of the conservation paradigm and the role of protected areas in their relationship with local development, the integrated approach to landscape connectivity and ecosystem services in production processes

Management Response: [Added: 2022/03/28]

Recommendation: Accepted

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Incorporation of the integrated approach of landscape connectivity and ecosystem services in production processes, and in the design of other projects and public policies
[Added: 2022/03/28]
UNDP 2027/12 Initiated The paradigm shift, focused on landscape connectivity and its relationship with ecosystem services, is part of the theory of change of UNDP projects associated with biodiversity conservation. Likewise, this paradigm shift can be seen reflected in the corporate plans and strategies of UNDP and the country.
Complete the incorporation of the approach of resilience, connectivity and conservation, and sustainable use of ecosystem services in the update of the Master Plans of PA and conservation areas, and in the Director Plan.
[Added: 2022/03/28]
SERNANP 2023/12 Not Initiated
Updating of the Biological Diversity Strategy and the Wetlands Strategy, within the framework of the Biological Diversity Policy, with a focus on connectivity and conservation of ecosystem services to improve communities living conditions
[Added: 2022/03/28]
MINAM 2023/12 Not Initiated The project currently supports the updating of the Master Plans of the Yanachaga Chemillén National Park, San Matías San Carlos Protection Forests, Megantoni National Sanctuary, and 02 Municipal Conservation Areas (ACM) Sholle’t and Delfín Chumalle Within the framework of updating these public policies, the approach of landscape connectivity and conservation of ecosystem services to improve the living conditions of the communities is a main axis. In the criteria for prioritizing ecosystems and species, special attention is given to those that provide essential goods and services for the population.
16. Recommendation:

Recommendation F.2.- Consolidate the commitment, empowerment and real improvement of the socio-economic conditions of the beneficiaries, in the medium and long term, reinforcing and maintaining local alliances with the private sector, local governments and other actors through local and regional concerted development plans . The conservation of NPAs and buffer zones should aspire to be productive conservation, ensuring that the actors in the territory identify and internalize that these activities generate direct benefits for their own development and their favorable future evolution.

Management Response: [Added: 2022/03/28]

Recommendation: Accepted

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Updating of the Biological Diversity Strategy and the Wetlands Strategy, within the framework of the Biological Diversity Policy, with a productive conservation approach.
[Added: 2022/03/28]
MINAM 2024/01 Initiated The focus on improving living conditions in PA and buffer zones is one of the main axes in SERNANP's interventions and in projects implemented by MINAM. In the framework of updating the Biological Diversity Strategy and the Wetlands Strategy, the productive conservation approach is an essential axis. Ecosystems and species are being prioritized, taking special consideration the benefits they provide to local populations, seeking to improve their living conditions.
Strengthen the management of the conservation agreements signed between SERNANP, indigenous organizations, and the local population (communities, associations, companies), through the development of a monitoring, reporting, and spatial visualization system of conservation agreements at the level of SINANPE. The system is being developed with the support of the project.
[Added: 2022/03/28] [Last Updated: 2022/05/16]
SERNANP 2023/12 Initiated It is taking more time than expected to complete this action on behalf of SERNANP History
UNDP through the articulation of the project with other initiatives such as Sustainable Productive Landscapes (PPS) and the Repsol - Megantoni project, will seek to consolidate the achievements focused on productive conservation.
[Added: 2022/03/28]
UNDP 2024/12 Not Initiated The productive conservation approach has been partially integrated into the country's planning instruments and the guidelines of the environment sector and CEPLAN. It is necessary to give continuity to these medium and long-term processes through articulation with other projects.
Incorporate the sustainable management approach of the buffer zones and associated landscapes (productive conservation) in the update of the Master Plans of the PA's and their associated landscapes, in areas such as the Yanachaga Chemillén National Park, San Matías San Carlos Protection Forests, Megantoni National Sanctuary, among others.
[Added: 2022/03/28]
SERNANP 2022/12 Not Initiated The project currently supports the updating of the Master Plans of the Yanachaga Chemillén National Park, San Matías San Carlos Protection Forests and Megantoni National Sanctuary.
Continue with the processes of consolidating alliances with indigenous organizations, producer associations, and the private sector, through the replica of the microgrants model and organizational strengthening in the project “Natural Heritage of Peru: Phase 1 - Effective Management of the Peruvian Amazon for climate change mitigation and adaptation” presented to the GCF.
[Added: 2022/03/28]
SERNANP 2027/12 Not Initiated

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