Piura (Peru) -- A university conference for business development

A hundred university women took part in the “First university conference for management development in Piura,” organized by the Altozano Cultural Center and the University of Piura, with the aim of fostering local development and business creativity among the young people of Piura.

The students presented 24 ideas for the development of businesses that were evaluated by a jury made up of Carlos Sanchez, director of the Piura Chamber of Commerce; Jesus Castillo, director of the Association of Economists of Piura; and Guillermo Dulanto, head of the Economics Department at the University of Piura.

The projects encompassed a wide variety of economic areas, including the exportation of agricultural produce, the construction industry, the raising and selling of trout, paper recycling, the commercialization of mangos, tourism and education.

Romana, n. 37, July-December 2003, p. 84.

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