The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

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key partners

ITAIPU Binacional

Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock

Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security

National Institute for Rural and Land Development

World Bank

UNOPS in Paraguay supports our partners’ efforts in a range of areas, including agriculture, poverty reduction, prison infrastructure and employment training.

The team works to modernize family agriculture through agricultural mechanization, conservation agriculture and reforestation. This has made it possible to consolidate technological modernization, increase productivity and improve the income of families living in poverty and extreme poverty in rural settlements prioritized by the Government.

UNOPS also contributes to improving conditions of prison infrastructure, and provides services for the construction and furnishing of professional training centres to help boost employability for the working-age population.

Key Information

  • UNOPS impact in Paraguay

    • Mechanized and planted more than 31,500 hectares of family agriculture in six departments throughout the country.
    • Increased incomes and productivity for more than 20,000 farming families.
    • Improved prison infrastructure, benefiting more than 1,300 prisoners.

  • 9.81%
    Health expenditure
    Health expenditure, total (% of GDP)

    Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation.

    Source: data.worldbank.org (2014)

  • Flag PY Contact Details

    UNOPS Paraguay

    Dirección: Dr. Emilio Hassler 5555

    Esquina Ceferino Vega Piso 3°

    Oficina A Barrio Villa Morra

    Asunción

    Paraguay

    Tel: +595 21 623 523

    Email: paraguay@unops.org

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