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Peruvian Power Plant Turns Garbage into Electricity
The Peruvian power plant is an example of the World Bank's efforts in transforming waste to electric power while reducing carbon emissions.  + Feature



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Over the past five years, Peru has made great strides in its development. Its achievements include: high growth rates, low inflation, macroeconomic stability, reduction of external debt and poverty and significant advances in social and development indicators +More

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Milestones on the Road to Busan: One last stop at Cuzco to talk about Procurement
A well-run procurement program should be based on efficiency, effectiveness, and value for money. With that in mind, the Cusco Declaration sets out an agenda for international procurement reform.
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Peruvian Employers Seek Skills for A 21st Century Economy
Joining efforts with an inter-disciplinary team of Peruvian researchers, the World Bank carried out a report based on employer surveys for a comprehensive study that measures for the first time the cognitive and socio-emotional skills of the labor force. + Report 
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World Bank: Peru able to maintain economic growth
LAC's Chief Economist, Augusto De la Torre, said Peru has a high probability of maintain its growth. Infrastructure and human capital are essential for consolidating development. + More

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World Bank congratulates Peru's President-Elect on Victory
The World Bank Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean, Pamela Cox, sent yesterday a congratulations letter to Ollanta Humala, on his victory in the Presidential election held on June 5, 2011.
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WDR 2011

World Development Report 2011: Conflict and Development
With more than 1.5 billion people living in countries affected by conflict, this report looks into the changing nature of violence in the 21st century. The goal of the World Development Report 2011 is to contribute concrete, practical suggestions on conflict and fragility.
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Migration Factbook 2011

Migration and Remittances Factbook 2011 The World Bank estimates that, after recovering by the end of this year, recorded remittances to developing countries will rise further in 2011 and 2012, possibly exceeding $370 billion in two years' time + Report + About Mexico + Migration Site

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Agricultural Development in Peru
The World Bank will help Peru's Government, Peru, through a loan of $ 20 million to develop an irrigation project in the Sierra region of our country.
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Results Profile: Peru Rural Electrification

Results Profile: Peru Rural Electrification
The World Bank is helping the Peruvian government provide electricity to 105,165 people in rural communties through a program to extend the electricity grid or install local solar power.
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