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Drei junge Frauen in peruanischer Tracht bei der Gemeinschaftsarbeit

Peru

5 current projects
0.59 m. € funding in 2017
1,500 people reached in 2017

Peru successfully advanced its economy. The former developing country progressed to a medium income level. This upturn can be attributed to factors including natural resource exploitation and an export-oriented agricultural industry. Indigenous communities and poor, rural families, however, are seeing little of the new-found wealth. They suffer from undernutrition and have no secure access to water, electricity or basic sanitation. Welthungerhilfe projects support them in claiming their land rights and improving their living conditions while protecting the environment.

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News from Peru

Rank in Global Hunger Index
#35 of 119 countries
GHI value 2018 for Peru
extremely alarming> 50 low< 9.9
8.8

Global Hunger Index (GHI) of Welthungerhilfe and partner calculates the nutritional situation of a country once a year. The lower the GHI value, the better the rank and the better the situation.

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31.77 million population (2018)
1,5% child mortality (2018)
8,8% of the population is undernourished.
Global Hunger Index
-0,6 Score (12.5 in 2010)
20.9 2000
18.4 2005
12.5 2010
8.8 2018

Publications about Peru

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Effects of climate change on sustainable food and nutrition security

A study of the effects of climate change on sustainable food and nutrition security with case studies in Kenya, Pakistan and Peru.

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In Brief 2/2014: Lima - Global Climate Litmus Test

In this report, Welthungerhilfe examines why the global climate litmus test in Lima acts as an opportunity to redefine foundations, principles and...

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