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Peru

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Legal access to information
As a right recognised in the Political Constitution of Peru, access to information is regulated by the Transparency and Access to Public Information Law and others. Read more...
Transparent Decision Making
The Law on the Right of Citizens Participation and Monitoring regulates civil society participation in decision-making, including in the forest sector. Read more...
Tenure and Land Use
Forests are patrimony, not the property of the state, so cannot be transferred out to third parties as private property. A review to clarify land ownership is underway. Read more...

Other Facts

Vital Statistics
People
32 people per km2 of forest
People
Corruption Perception Index
Corruption Perception Index
3.7
10
Income
Income
GDP per capita US$4419
Other Facts
Other Facts
Impact of extra-sectoral activities in forests

Existing regulations prioritise extractive activities of other natural resources, to the detriment of the adequate management of forests. Decisions about extra-sectoral activities are not transparent. Read more...

World Bank Governance Indicators






  • 0
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  • 40
  • 60
  • 80
  • 100
  • Control of Corruption
  • Rule of Law
  • Regulatory Quality
  • Government Effectiveness
  • Political Stability
  • Voice and Accountability
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