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Peru

Peru
  • Capital: Lima
  • Population: 29907003
  • Size: 1285220.0 Km2

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Understanding teenage fertility, cohabitation, and marriage: the case of Peru
M. Favara; P. Lavado; A. Sánchez / Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo, Peru 2016
In this study, the authors used data from the Young Lives study, which investigates teenage childbearing, marriage, and cohabitation by tracking a cohort of individuals from the ages of 8 to 19 years. While the present analysi...
Gender approaches in climate compatible development: lessons from Kenya
E. Nyukuri / Climate and Development Knowledge Network 2016
Gender is an important driver of vulnerability to climate risks, and a key factor to consider in developing effective policy responses to climate change and development challenges. In recent years, there have been a number of ...
How do gender approaches improve climate compatible development? Lessons from Peru
Climate and Development Knowledge Network 2016
This brief is based on a research project carried out by Practical Action Consulting with support from the Institute of Development Studies, commissioned by and supported by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), to pro...
Education aspirations among young people in Peru and their perceptions of barriers to higher education
Young Lives 2016
Results from the Young Lives survey show the existence of a gap between young people’s aspirations for higher education and their actual chances of accessing this level of education. This paper uses qualitative information from Y...
Progressive universalism? The impact of targeted coverage on healthcare access and expenditures in Peru
S. Neelsen; O. O'Donnell / Tinbergen Institute 2016
Like other countries seeking a progressive path to universalism, Peru has attempted to reduce inequalities in access to healthcare by granting the poor entitlement to tax-financed basic care without charge. The authors identify the im...
Human rights and resource conflicts in the Amazon
Rainforest Foundation Norway 2015
The Amazon comprises the largest tract of tropical rainforest in the world. Numerous indigenous peoples have traditionally inhabited this region, and 25 percent of its total land area is formally recognised as indigenous territories. ...
Taxes and transition: formalising small-scale farmers in Peru?
International Institute for Environment and Development 2015
Like many developing countries, Peru needs to increase tax collection to provide public goods and services for its people. In the agricultural sector, out of a total of 2.2 million farmers only 42,000 pay taxes; 1.8 million work on le...
Spotlight on publications: methodologies of Latin American report cards on health
2012
In the last decades, citizen initiatives formed by academia, the private sector and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in various Latin American countries have emerged seeking greater participation in social oversight of their citi...
The regional development plans for the southern economic corridor in Peru: linking the coffee, alpaca, and auto-Part industries with the world
Korea Development Institute 2012
The South Korean Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP( 2011 in Peru has been implemented by the Market Economy Research Institute (MERI). Entitled Enhancing the Competitiveness of SMEs in the Southern Economic Corridor in Peru: Some Pilot A...
Sustainable cities: local solutions in the global south
M. Robertson (ed) / International Development Research Centre 2012
As the combined problems of urbanization, environmental degradation, and poverty become increasingly urgent, understanding the links between sustainability and poverty reduction is imperative. A sustainable urban future for all requir...
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