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Perú LCA: launching the Peruvian national life cycle database

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Perú LCA is a product of team work within PELCAN and between PELCAN and other institutions. Thus, the authors thank the contributions from Kurt Ziegler-Rodriguez, Alexis Dueñas, Marco Gusukuma, Isabel Quispe, Daniel Verán-Leigh, Gustavo Larrea-Gallegos, H. Scott Mathews, and Bruce Vigon, as well as staff from the Ministry of the Environment (MINAM) and UN Environment. Finally, the Resource Efficiency through Application of Life Cycle Thinking (REAL) project is thanked for funding a workshop on GLAD in Lima in November 2017.


Perú LCA was funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) project. The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) supports this initiative based on a decision adopted by the German Bundestag.

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Vázquez-Rowe, I., Kahhat, R. & Sánchez, I. Perú LCA: launching the Peruvian national life cycle database. Int J Life Cycle Assess 24, 2089–2090 (2019).

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  • Datasets
  • GLAD
  • LCA
  • Life cycle inventories
  • Peru