This strategy attempts to restore the biological diversity being affected through illegal felilng of tree specifies, specicially mahogany and cedar, and the livelihoods of local populations. The Government proposes this national strategy to combat illegal logging, to protect the natural resources which are part of the heritage of Peru and rights of the Andean and Amazonian peoples. By the Supreme DecreeNo. 052-2002-AG, later amended by Supreme Decree No. 011-2003-AG, logging was established as illegal.
This strategy against illegal logging proposes the development of a multi-sectoral commission to combat illegal logging, to develop the strateggy and proceed with actions to effectively tackle the illegal logging in Peru including the destruction of biological diversity.