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January 9, 2020

The Amazon Region hosts one third of the world’s known species of plants and animals – many of which do not occur anywhere else on earth – and is home to the largest river system in the world, representing 15% of the freshwater feeding the oceans worldwide. Increasing economic development and unsustainable extraction in the Amazon is leading to the over-exploitation, contamination and degradation of the Amazon’s precious resources.


October 22, 2019

USAID Peru Mission Director, Jene Thomas, participated in the event: And what are you doing for Peru? that our partner IDEA International organized to celebrate the completion of the "Citizen Commitment in Clean Elections" project. 

October 11, 2019

Jene Thomas, USAID/Peru Mission Director accompanied with his technical team, made a trip to Puerto Maldonado in Madre de Dios to visit and see the progress in the implementation of USAID activities in the region.

September 6, 2019

Las instituciones gubernamentales eficaces que representan los intereses de todos los ciudadanos son esenciales para el crecimiento económico y la prosperidad. Sin embargo, hoy la corrupción representa una amenaza para los avances socioeconómicos que el país ha logrado y para la estabilidad del Perú en la región.

September 6, 2019

Effective government institutions that represent the interests of all citizens are essential for economic growth and prosperity. However, today corruption creates a threat to the socio-economic gains the country has achieved to date and to Peru’s stability in the region. Responding to the persistent growth of illicit activity and increasing citizen discontent, USAID works with government authorities, civil society institutions, private sector and individuals to strengthen the integrity of key government processes to reduce corruption.



Last updated: July 09, 2020

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