Peru

A key moment for getting spectrum in the public agenda in Peru

12 December 2011 (CEPES for APC)

Opportunities are emerging in the Peruvian political scenario to liberalise spectrum frequencies for open and community use. However academic institutions and civil society must participate get more involved in the policy and project debates say Maicu Alvarado y Gabriela Perona in a new report for APC.

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Peru's farmers lack information: Why are telecentres being underused?

NEW YORK 27 March 2010 (AL and KAH for APC)

Harvesting peachHarvesting peachSmallholders in the desert region of Huaral depend on irrigation cooperatives to water their crops. For ten years one coop association has been developing an information system based on telecentres to help them to make informed agricultural decisions. But the system is being under-utilised and they decided to find what was going wrong. Using APC’s Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM) they found that older people and women over 40 were being left behind. While decision-making spaces are still mainly all-male, at least some issues identified by women are now on the table.

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Peru: Public strategies for new technologies in rural areas

By Roberto Bustamante Vento y Maicu Alvarado V. (June 2009, APC )
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Peru: Fund for the Investment in Telecommunications

By Laura León Kanashiro (June 2009, APC )
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Peru: The Battle for Control of the Internet

By Jorge Bossio (June 2009, APC )
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Cumbre de los pueblos: Enlazando alternativas 3

Cumbre de los pueblos: Enlazando alternativas 3

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