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July 8, 2015

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July 2, 2015
Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy in Peru Mr. Lawrence Gumbiner attended the inauguration ceremony of the 2015 Salon de Cacao and Chocolate VI Edition on July 2.

The Salon del Cacao and Chocolate organizing committee includes public, private sector and international cooperation partners.  The USAID Alternative Development Program has worked with the committee as an active member for the last five years to support the development of the chocolate industry and increase domestic chocolate consumption in Peru.  This year, the sixth edition of the Salon took place at the Maria Angola Convention Center.

Mr. Gumbiner expressed the commitment of the Government of the United States of America to continue promoting the development of the cocoa productive chain.

June 16, 2015

June 5th, 2015

Mr. Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime UNODC, Mr. Gumbiner Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy in Peru and Mr. Otarola President of DEVIDA, traveled to Tingo Maria to see the Peruvian experience in post eradication and alternative development with social inclusion.


June 10, 2015

The Minister of Women and Vulnerable Populations of Peru, Dr. Marcela Huaita and the US Ambassador in Peru, Brian A. Nichols participated in the presentation of the "Annual Report 2014 on the state of decentralization", prepared by the ProDecentralization Program of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

June 9, 2015

Perú will have the VI Salón del Cacao y Chocolate Peru 2015, from July 2nd to 5th at the Convention Center of the Hotel Maria Angola in Miraflores, Lima, Peru.

This is the most important exhibition and sale space of this tasty food, and aims to integrate the different national and international operators in the value chain of Peruvian cocoa.

June 4, 2015

The Higher Education for Development program (HED) closed its activities with the conference of International Research and Experiences: Capacities for Conservation of a Changing Amazon, which took place on May 19 to 21 at the University of Ucayali in Pucallpa. 

June 3, 2015

USAID and the Woodrow Wilson Center held a seminar about climate change and vulnerable watersheds in the Andes with the goal to strengthen the dialogue about climate adaptation among diverse decision makers from a variety of ministries, academia, and civil society, as a means of stimulating local development of new policy and programmatic tools that help Peru meet the financial, organizational, and political challenges that climate change presents.  


Last updated: July 10, 2015

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