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Peru is a Newton Fund partner country. It is known as the Newton-Paulet Fund to celebrate the Peruvian scientist and inventor Pedro Paulet who is credited with building the first liquid-fuel rocket engine in 1895. 

Peru has been one of the most prominent economic performers in Latin America in the last 25 years. The country is characterised by a remarkable cultural heritage and rich ethnic diversity. It’s complex and diverse geography holds wealth in natural resources and several spatial development challenges. Peru’s geography, natural endowments, and diverse population have shaped its unbalanced economic development. (World Bank, 2020)

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Priorities for Peru

Newton-Paulet Fund programmes are shaped by development priorities identified by Peru.
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Health
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Water security
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Biodiversity
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Technology transfer and research commercialisation

Local partners

Each Newton Fund partnership is unique. UK and international partners work together to devise and deliver Newton Fund programmes.

OPPORTUNITIES

Funding opportunities

Information about our schemes, funding guidance, what's on offer and our partner matching service.
Jemma Wadham

Jemma Wadham, Professor of Glaciology, at the University of Bristol is exploring the impact of glacier retreat on water quality and the implications for people and Earth’s carbon cycle. For...

11 February 2020

Contact the Peru team

If you are interested in learning more about Newton-Paulet Fund please get in touch with our local team.

Claudia Celis

Newton Fund Manager

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Peru has been one of the most prominent economic performers in Latin America in the last 25 years. The country is characterised by a remarkable cultural heritage and rich ethnic diversity. It’s complex and diverse geography holds wealth in natural resources and several spatial development challenges. Peru’s geography, natural endowments, and diverse population have shaped its unbalanced economic development. (World Bank, 2020)
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OPPORTUNITIES

Funding opportunities

Information about our schemes, funding guidance, what's on offer and our partner matching service.

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