Country Programme - Plurinational State of Bolivia (2013-2017)

About this Operation

  • Operations ID: 200381

Operation Documents

Resource Situation

Despite recent economic progress, the Plurinational State of Bolivia still faces major development challenges: its per capita gross domestic product is among the lowest in Latin America and the Caribbean; more than half the population lives in poverty; inequality and exclusion persist; and rates of chronic malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies in children under 5 remain high.



Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in Latin America: of its 9.5 million population, two thirds overall – 80 percent in rural areas – live below the poverty line. Over the last ten years, stunting in children under 5 has remained at 27 percent nationally and 37 percent in rural areas, exceeding 40 percent in the most food-insecure muni...