WWF Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

Paraguay Land Use Project

Drivers of Deforestation

One of the threats of the ecoregion of Pantanal, is the deforestation caused by the increment of the demand for food, specially meat. Also the low value attributed to the forests and the lack of good practices the agricultural and cattle raising production make this figure rise.


Why ParLu?

About the Project

With a rapidly growing population, Paraguay must generate jobs and economic opportunities for its populations. In the past … more



Indigenous Communities and Small Producers

The Pantanal is the largest and one of the best conserved wetlands in the world. It is characterized by an exceptional diversity …more

Why is REDD+ so important


Why is REDD+ so Important?

REDD+, or Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation, is part of the climate change solution to slow the loss of forests …more

Atlantic Forest

Atlantic Forest of Alto Paraná

Importance of the Forest

The BAAPA is home to the largest mammals of the South American continent and over 300 species of birds have been recorded to date …more

What is Parlu?

What is Parlu?

Major Goals & Objectives

ParLu aims to foster a balance between human activities and the use of the forest by implementing a REDD+ program, with a focus on …more

WWF – The World Wide Fund For Nature


International Conservation

For 50 years, WWF has been protecting the future of nature. The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries …more