Ministry of Agriculture (Peru)

Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego
Abbreviation 
MINAGRI
Actor Type 
Government

The Minstry of Agriculture (MINAGRI) is in charge of the agricultural sector, including agricultural lands, pastures, forest lands, barren land with agricultural suitability, and forest resources. One of its main responsibilities is to create national policies for the conservation and sustainable use of forest resources. MINAGRI has the ability to carry out national forest inventories, to implement projects on forest conservation, and issue policies and strategies related to deforestation, degradation, etc. This means it plays a vital role in national REDD+ policy and in turn community-based forest monitoring.