FINPE Peruvian Amazon Basin (FINPE-PAB)

Coordinator University of Turku
Contact details

Pia Le Grand: pialeg(at)
Ilari Sääksjärvi: ileesa(at)

Budget €83 000
Duration 6/2013 – 8/2015
Academic field The network is multidisciplinary with a focus on biology, geography, geology and food science
Funding since 2005


University of Turku, Finland
Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina (UNALM), Peru
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM), Peru
Universidad Nacional de la Amazonia Peruana (UNAM), Peru

Brief Description:

FINPE-PAB aims at enhancing inter-institutional cooperation in the fields of environment and development for the benefit of the Peruvian Amazon Basin. Besides training professionals to work for the development of the Peruvian Amazon Basin, the project provides a framework for developing long-term institutional collaboration. The main activity is student exchange Peru-Finland and Finland-Peru.

Funded Activities
Number of Teacher Exchanges: 1
Number of Student Exchanges: 15
Number of Administrative Visits and Network Meetings: 0
Number of Intensive Courses: 0