Peruvian indigenous land conflict

Peruvian government opening up Amazonian areas for private investment, including bioenergy production.

Ongoing conflict? no
Conflict type Land use conflicts
Resources solid wood
Issues 1 social, 2 economical, 3 ecological, 4 cultural
Keywords Indigenous rights, legislation, agrofuels
References http://www.americasquarterly.org/peruvian-protests-explained
Start date 2009
End date 2009
Reason(s) for conflict Governmental ruling of opening areas for private investment in Amazon.
Intensity peaceful action
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests the government has failed to consult the law proposal with indigenous people, it resulted in massive protests
Barriers for dialogue lack of communication from government to locals
Forums for dialogue necessity of open and trustworthy communication between government and with participation of external parties
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation participatory approach in all the legislative acts
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