"Break the vicious circle of environmental degradation and rural poverty, by introducing sustainable management of natural resources. The rural population leads its own development, based on their creativity and other vital skills. Permanent local knowledge management and spreading this knowledge through peer exchange processes. Local knowledge is extremely valuable. Strengthen local stakeholders and the capacity of local governments to greater dynamism in territorial development. Promote partnerships between public and private sectors, rural and urban for consultation, sharing the planning and decision-making power over resources to be used for territorial development."
Awamaki -- Ollantaytambo, Perú
"Awamaki is a nonprofit social enterprise that empowers rural Andean women with skills training, connects them to global market opportunities, and enables them to earn an income to transform their communities."
Citizens Movement Against Climate Change (MOCICC) -- Jesús María, Perú
"The Citizen Movement Against Climate Change (MOCCIC) promotes and implements advocacy strategies and monitors regional and national policies related to the issue of climate change. We sensitize the various actors of civil society, promote new lifestyles, reflect the rich ancestral wisdom, bring capacity-building to civil society, and implement collaborative action at local, regional, national and global levels."
Peruvian Ministry for the Environment -- Lima, Perú
"Mission: Promote the environmental sustainability of the country by preserving, protecting, restoring and securing environmental conditions, ecosystems and natural resources."
Peru Support Group -- London, UK
"The Peru Support Group is an independent NGO that works with Peruvian groups and an international network to defend human rights, promote social inclusion and strengthen democracy."
Association ANDES -- Cusco, Perú
"ANDES is a non-profit association involved in the struggle with and relief from poverty, biodiversity management, the recognition and strengthening of communal traditional rights to biocultural resources, and the promotion of institutional changes and policies relevant to conservation and development."
El Centro de Estudios Regionales Andinos "Bartolomé de Las Casas" (CBC) -- Cusco, Perú
"The Centro Bartolomé de Las Casas, located in Cusco, the heart of the Andes, committed to marginalized peoples, is a nexus of encounters between cultures, disciplines and worlds. Through research, education and the dissemination of knowledge, we drive the emergence of autonomous social actors in a democratic and multicultural society."