Peru's economy today reflects like centuries ago its varied geography; the different climate zones facilitate widespread agriculture, the Andes rich in natural resources allow mining and the Pacific Ocean with its waters full of fish makes commercial fishing possible. Economic growth continues to be driven by exports of minerals (mainly gold, copper, zinc), textiles, chemicals, agricultural products (garden produce and fruits), fish-meal, services and by energy projects.
The World Bank is an international financial institution providing loans and grants to the governments of developing countries for the purpose of pursuing capital projects. Main goal is to work for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity.
Founded in 1960. the American Chamber of Commerce of Peru (AmCham Peru) is an independent and non-profit organization promoting the principles that encourage the economy, the market, investment and commercial exchange, all within a framework of social responsibility, values and business ethics.
The Ministry of Defense (MINDEF) is an institution of the Peruvian Government in charge of the national security and defense policy of the country on land, air and sea. It participates in the national development, humanitarian operations and disaster risk management.
The Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion is an institution of the Peruvian Government in charge of implementing social programms and turning them into productive tools for the benefit of Peru's poor and vulnerable population.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) aiming at promoting world peace and security through international cooperation in education, the sciences, and culture.
Founded in April 1826, the National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Peru (MNAAHP) is Peru's oldest state museum. On display is a wide range of perfectly preserved pre-Hispanic ceramics, textiles, metals, organic materials and lithic's. Objects of historic-artistic value are exhibited. The documentary, photographic and bibliographic collections tell...
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