Oil palm plantations on a large scale started in 2011 near the town of Nueva Requena, Ucayali region, today cover almost 12,200 hectares.
October 20, 2020
Diana Ríos Rengifo took on the defense of the Peruvian Amazon after the murder of her father, a well-known Asheninka leader in the fight against illegal loggers. The trees in Saweto, a community located near the Peruvian border with Brazil, are highly coveted on the market and are threatened by indiscriminate logging.
September 7, 2015
The cultivation of oil palm in the Ucayali region, in Peru, causes devastation of primary forests, changing the face of the Amazon to agricultural land without authorization.
May 6, 2015
In 2013, a report of the Peruvian Society for Ecological Development warned that the company Plantations Ucayali SAC there was deforested thousands of hectares of forest illegally in the Peruvian Amazon.