48) Peru has also created an independent forestry board to ensure that implementation coheres with both the PTPA
and the Convention on International Trade and Endangered Species (CITES).
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EIA noted that Peruvian agencies are exercising greater oversight over the industry; to conduct its analysis, the group used data from a government agency it said was reformed and strengthened under provisions of the PTPA
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In addition to the general requirement to effectively implement CITES, the PTPA
contains an Annex on Forest Sector Governance that includes measures related to timber species listed under CITES as well as broader forest management and timber extraction issues in Peru.
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By signing the PTPA
, Peru's President Alan Garcia cemented his reputation as a neoliberal and turned his back on the more populist policies of his first term as president in the 1980s.
The Bush administration had hoped to win approval of the PTPA
last year, but decided not to push for a vote ahead of the November congressional elections, when many Democrats were running on an anti-FTA platform.
The United States has supported Perus efforts to improve forest sector governance by providing nearly $90 million in technical assistance and capacity building since the PTPA
entered into force, including development of an electronic timber tracking system that will allow Peruvian authorities to trace every log from stump to port in order to better detect and address illegal logging.