The FTA between Perú and the USA: what about andean peasants?

  title={The FTA between Per{\'u} and the USA: what about andean peasants?},
  author={Carlos Eduardo Arambur{\'u}},
T he Free Trade Agreement between Peru and the USA is being promoted by the current APRA government as a win-win situation for all. However serious concerns about how it will impact peasants and small farmers in the Andean and the Amazonian regions of Peru (and in all Andean countries for that matter) need to be voiced. Over 70% of extremely poor households (defined as those with expenditures of less than 1 US dollar per person/per day) are located in the rural highlands and rural Amazonia)1… CONTINUE READING