Peru was the best country for the Census Training Centre for
Latin America Organized in Lima by the United Nations, the Food
and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Inter American
Statistical Institute (IASI), from 11 August to 22 November 1958.
One of the main activities of the Centre was the experimental
census of population, housing and agriculture undertaken in the
province of Canta in the mountainous region near Lima. The
trainees worked in the small villages where the farming is done
on mountain slopes at an altitude of 2.500 to 4.500 meters (7.50 to 13.500 feet) above sea level.
A Fellow using a llama as table on which to write down his notes
of the information given by a farmer in Lachaqui.