Interethnic Association for the Development of the Peruvian Rainforest
The Interethnic Association for the Development of the Peruvian Rainforest
: Asociación Interétnica de Desarrollo de la Selva Peruana
- AIDESEP) is a Peruvian
national indigenous rights
organization, presided over by a decentralized National Council. The organization comprises 57 federations and territorial organizations.
These organizations represent 1,350 communities of roughly 350,000 indigenous people who speak a plurality of languages.
Members of AIDESEP work to improve the health, education, housing, and organization of indigenous peoples.
Its current president is Henderson Rengifo Hualinga, who succeeded Alberto Pizango in 2014.
AIDESEP is a member organization of the Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon River Basin (COICA).
AIDESEP was founded by: