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Drei junge Frauen in peruanischer Tracht bei der Gemeinschaftsarbeit


3 current projects
0.00 m. € funding in 2018 (funding from previous years)
<5,000 people reached in 2018

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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Food Security 3.0

Peru | 2018 – 2021 | Budget: 211.666 €
Institutional donors: BMZ

News from Peru

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

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 (2019)
na child mortality (2019)
9.7% of the population is undernourished.
Global Hunger Index
-0,5 Score (12.5 in 2010)
20.9 2000
18.2 2005
12.5 2010
8.8 2019

Publications about Peru

Effects of Climate Change on Food and Nutrition Security

A study commissioned by Welthungerhilfe shows how dramatically climate change is already affecting the availability and use of food today.

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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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