About OEFA

The Agency for Environmental Assessment and Enforcement (Organismo de Evaluación y Fiscalización Ambiental, OEFA) works to ensure that economic activities in Peru are conducted in keeping with the right of the individual to enjoy a healthy environment. For this, it is responsible for the assessment, supervision, enforcement and sanction in environmental matters, as well as of incentive application in the mining, energy, fishery and industry sectors. It was created as a specialized technical agency ascribed to Ministry of Environment in 2008.