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.
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.
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.
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
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