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2017-2021 Multi-year Sectoral Strategic Plan of the Environment Sector (Ministerial Resolution No. 174-2016-MINAM)

legislation type Executive
Passed in 2016
The 2017-2021 Multiyear Sectoral Strategic Plan of the Environment Sector outlines strategies to:
  1. improve environmental conditions in Peru to contribute to the health of its people and ecosystems
  2. promote the sustainable use of biological diversity and ecosystem services
  3. strengthen the country's ability to adapt to climate change
  4. promote the reduction of GHG emissions
  5. strengthen environmental culture and governance.

 Fitted within the Peruvian climate legislative network and guided by the National Environmental Policy and the Action Plan on Environment (Politica Nacional del Ambiente, 2009, and Plan Nacional de Acción Ambiental, 2011), the Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation (Plan de Acción de Adaptación y Mitigación frente al Cambio Climatico, 2010), and the National Strategy on Climate Change (updated version 2015), the 2017-2021 Multiyear Sectoral Strategic Plan sets specific targets for 2021, in line with the above documents and the "Vision Peru 2021".
These targets related to climate change for 2021 (against a 2016 baseline), include:
- 30% reduction of national GHG emissions
- 50% reduction in losses and damage in lives, livelihood and ecosystems due to events of climate, geological and glaciological origin


  • Zero deforestation in 54 million hectares of primary forest by 2021
    LULUCF | Fixed level target | Target year: 2021 | Base year: N/A
  • 30% reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 compared with a business as usual scenario
    Economy-wide | Trajectory target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: Business as usual scenario
  • 50% reduction in the loss and damage index from disasters by 2021 against a 2014 baseline
    Disaster Risk Management (Drm) | Target year: 2021 | Base year: 2014
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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