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March 2, 2017

Last February 14 was the round table about Building Capacity for Environmental Management that highlighted the results obtained by the Technical Assistance Program (TAP) USAID/MINAM, aimed to strengthen the capacities of the Ministry of the Environment of Peru (MINAM).

 

December 5, 2016

Effective government institutions that represent the interests of all citizens are essential for economic growth and prosperity.  Throughout Peru, and especially in rural areas, government organizations often lack the capacity and resources to be effective.  To address these issues, USAID partners with the Government of Peru, local and regional governments, and civil society to improve the quality of public services and promote transparent governance.

December 5, 2016

Primary school students in the Peruvian Amazon have lagged far behind in early-grade reading skills.  USAID helped introduce new teaching methodologies that increased reading performance scores by 25%.  USAID is working with the Government of Peru to scale-up this approach and reach children throughout Peru.

 

December 5, 2016

El Programa de Pasantía de Comunidades Afro-Peruanas e Indígenas (APIC) de USAID/Perú proporciona pasantías profesionales subvencionadas a recién egresados o estudiantes del último año de universidad, buscando desarrollar una mayor capacidad profesional con el fin de incrementar el liderazgo en las regiones con bajo nivel de desarrollo económico y en los grupos étnicos tradicionalmente marginados.

Alternative Development
November 18, 2016

USAID supports the Government of Peru’s National Strategy for Combating Drugs by providing alternatives to coca cultivation and strengthening Peruvian capacity confront drug mafias.  This model has been enormously successful and has lifted thousands of rural Peruvian families out of poverty by shifting them away from coca cultivation.

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