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October 16, 2014

With a colorful photography exhibition, last October 11th was launched the Believe in the Purus-Manu’s magic campaign, that seeks to strength the conservation of this natural corridor.

The photo exhibition is at the Peruvian Zoo Parque de las Leyendas until November 2nd.  The exhibit features photographs of the Purus-Manu Corridor, which includes the Peruvian regions of Ucayali, Cusco y Madre de Dios, and show their beautiful landscapes, exotic animals and amazing plants.

This campaign is prepared by the Purus Manu Consortium and its members are World Wildlife Fund (WWF), ProNaturaleza, CARE, Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS), AIDESEP-Ucayali Regional Organization (ORAU) and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Initiatitve for Conservantion in the Andean Amazon (ICAA).

February 6, 2014

On February 3, 2014 USAID/Peru launched the campaign “The Search for Peru’s Golden Cocoa 2014” (“Buscando el Cacao de Oro del Perú 2014”).  “Cacao de Oro 2014” is an initiative organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, DEVIDA, APPCACAO (the Peruvian Cacao growers association), and USAID. 

January 22, 2014

USAID and the Peru Cacao Alliance (PCA) today presented “Trends in the World Cacao Market: Opportunities for Peru” in Peru’s Exporters Association (ADEX) headquarters today.

December 19, 2013

A USAID-funded Alternative Development (AD) project implemented by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) donated 1,100 soccer jerseys received from the professional German football club Weder Bremen to soccer academies in AD areas.

December 16, 2013

The Commission for Development and Life without Drugs (DEVIDA), with support from USAID, conducted last weekend three Caravans for Development and Inclusion (known as “Caravanas por el Desarrollo”).  These caravans are community events that bring much-needed public services to areas that had suffered under the domination of narcotics traffickers.  USAID and the Government of Peru have been organizing these caravans since 2006.  On this occasion three caravans were held, two of them in the Monzón Valley (Huánuco Region), in the communities of Chipaquillo and Caunarapa.  The Monzon V

December 6, 2013

USAID/Peru and USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Relief – Regional Office for Latin America and The Caribbean (OFDA-LAC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Center for Assessment, Prevention and Disaster Risk Reduction (CENEPRED - Spanish acronym), a new Peruvian institution responsible for the assessment, prevention, risk reduction and reconstruction procedures of the National Disaster Risk Management System (SINAGERD - Spanish acronym).  USAID signed this MOU to express our intent of mutual collaboration in the areas of institutional cooperation, technical assistance, and


Last updated: October 16, 2014

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