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IE Application - Patricia Andressa Gallo Guerola

G. Do you think that the lifestyle of the inhabitants of your town or city reflects behavior that is in line with the concept of sustainable development? In your opinion, what should be improved?

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on 4 June 2014

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Transcript of IE Application - Patricia Andressa Gallo Guerola

Sustainable Development
in Arequipa, Peru

Sustainable Development
= Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

A vehicle stuck in traffic with an idling engine generates more toxic emissions due to incomplete combustion. In these areas, 220 micrograms of particulate matter per cubic meter/hour were detected, only 150 are allowed.
Sustainable Development Practices
Need to be improved
Social development policies at regional level with emphasis on health, education, values, family and community.
The city has a fleet of 195,000 vehicles, although the streets are designed for 60,000. There are more than 28,000 taxis, between formal and informal.
Peru Champs
Its objective is to give high-potential kids from low-income families access to top education. These kids will receive a scholarship to study at Innova Schools, a local chain of schools, that provides affordable world-class education to the Peruvian emerging middle class.
Enseña Peru
Its objective is to transform the education of the country by building a movement led by change agents, who teach in vulnerable contexts from various sectors helping effectively to eliminate the high inequality and low quality of education in Peru.
In order to reach a sustainable development in Arequipa, the
has to be improved.
"If you want 1 year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want 10 years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people."
- Chinese Proverb
After Lima, Arequipa is the second most industrialized and commercial city of Peru.
Population: 861,145 inhabitants.
About 95% of the entire student population attend a regular school, but only the 66,6% finish high school.
Many of the inhabitants are NOT aware of these problems.
The trade and services sectors have a great importance in Arequipa's production structure. The 29.6% of GDP is accounted for by the primary sector of agriculture and mining. The textile sector, construction and tourism are also important factors of the economy.
76.8% of households have potable water in their homes, a quarter of households lack water.
Only 15% - 20% of public high school students have shown acceptable performance.
The process of economic growth is not being
fair in terms

income distribution. The Gini coefficient is
0.50. 13,5% of
its population lives in poverty and 3,8% in EXTREME
Agriculture, water supply, power generation, mining and other economic activities depend on the Chili River.
Several stretches of Chili River are being used as a garbage dump or storm drains. It receives 1,200 liters per second of waste water.
Construction is the fastest growing sector in recent years and therefore the depredation of green areas has increased.
Potable Water for Arequipa
Water of the Chili River was brought to the new Potable Water Treatment Plant II, for the supply of potable water to the population of the northern and eastern cones.
Patrulla Ecológica
A group of institutions committed to the care and preservation of the environment, sensitizing and educating the residents about the importance of protecting the environment.
Promote and strengthen the implementation of efficient and non-polluting urban transport systems.
Define and organize the efficient functioning of the systems of basic sanitation services, mainly water treatment and distribution, waste water treatment and solid waste management.
Implement urgent measures to penalize the depredation of the countryside, parks and wildlife in general.
Intensify recycling projects.
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