Scientists say the country has many home advantages for good research, but it desperately needs more government interest.
Nature speaks to scientists in Peru about the issues that science in the country has had in funding and education, and the promise of what it has yet to offer researchers – both those from Latin America and further afield.
A conversation with Manolo Fernandez, CEO and founder of Farvet
A conversation with Juan Matin Rodriguez R., Director of the Center for the Development of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and former Director of the Research Management Unit of the Research Vice-Rectorship at the National University of Engineering in Lima, Peru
A conversation with Alejandro Bussaleu rivera, Vice Rector for Research at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
A conversation with Oscar Ortiz, Deputy Director General for Research and Development at the International Potato Center
A conversation with Jorge Abad, provost of Peru’s University of Engineering and Technology