Centro de Estudios y Promoción del DesarrolloDESCO
DESCO is a non-governmental development organization that is part of Peruvian civil society. It has worked for 43 years in the areas of social development and capacity building with excluded sectors in Peru.It has published a series of systematic documentation of experiences, called "Alternatives for Development" (Alternativas para el desarrollo), which is available at: http://www.desco.org.pe/publicaciones40.shtml . The thematic areas of the experiences are:
DESCO's Urban Program manages the Urban Observatory (Observatorio Urbano www.observatoriourbano.com), whose mission is to produce information and make it available to community and grassroots organizations and public officials who, through their actions or initiatives, shape the future of cities. This information is presented through:
The Urban Observatory portal includes links to Web sites with information of interest to public officials, academics and/or professionals in the development field and representatives of community and grassroots organizations.
Publications of systematically documented experiences include:Series: Alternatives for Development ( Alternativas para el desarrollo)
DESCOADDRESS: León de la Fuente 110 – Magdalena del MarCITY: LimaCOUNTRY: PerúPOSTAL CODE: Lima 17 TELEPHONE/FAX: 6138300 / 6138308 EMAIL: email@example.com INSTITUTIONAL WEB:www.desco.org.pe / www.urbano.org.pe / www.observatoriourbano.com
PERSON TO CONTACT: Laura Soria TorresOCCUPATION: Jefa del Programa UrbanoEMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com