National Service of Natural Protected Areas (Peru)

El Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado


The National Service of Natural Protected Areas (SERNANP) is a specialised technical public body under the Ministry of Environment, responsible for directing and establishing the technical and administrative criteria for the conservation of Natural Protected Areas (ANP) and the maintenance of biological diversity. The SERNANP is the governing body of the National System of Protected Natural Areas by the State (SINANPE) and carries out its work in coordination with regional and local governments. The mission is to ensure the conservation of the ANP and its biodiversity and the maintenance of environmental services in the context of participatory management.