New alliances for the development of licit economies

Friday, April 13, 2018
USAID Administrator Mark Green and US Ambassador Krishna Urs sign Memorandum of Understanding with authorities of DEVIDA and MEF, for the development of legal economies.
Magali Ugarte/USAID

USAID Administrator Mark Green, US Ambassador in Peru Krishna Urs, Prime Minister César Villanueva, Minister of Economy & Finance (MEF) David Tuesta, and the Executive Director of the National Commission for Drug-free Development and Life (DEVIDA) Carmen Masías, celebrated a “New Era of Partnership” between the United States and Peru in countering narco-trafficking.  The celebration marked by the start of two new USAID public-private partnerships, one to support the coffee sector and a second to increase digital and financial inclusion in alternative development areas; as well as the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between DEVIDA, the MEF, and the U.S. Government to increase Peruvian investment and improve basic government services in former coca-growing areas.

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Last updated: August 24, 2018

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