Two decades of adjustment and agricultural development in Latin America and the Caribbean

by Max Spoor

Publisher: United Nations, Agricultural and Rural Development, Agricultural Development Unit, Production Productivity and Management Division in Santiago, Chile

Written in English
Published: Pages: 37 Downloads: 533
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Subjects:

  • Structural adjustment (Economic policy) -- Latin America,
  • Sustainable agriculture -- Latin America,
  • Agriculture and state -- Latin America,
  • Structural adjustment (Economic policy) -- Caribbean Area,
  • Sustainable agriculture -- Caribbean Area,
  • Agriculture and state -- Caribbean Area

Edition Notes

StatementMax Spoor.
SeriesSerie Desarrollo productivo -- 81
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. Agricultural Development Unit.
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p. :
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23384274M
ISBN 109211212685
OCLC/WorldCa45822106

Latin America and the Caribbean: Fact Sheet on Economic and Social Indicators Congressional Research Service 1 his fact sheet tracks selected economic and social development indicators for Latin American and Caribbean countries. Table 1 and Table 2 illustrate levels of human development throughout the region. AGEING AND DEVELOPMENT IN LATIN AMERICA few decades LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN: PERCENTAGE AND GROWTH RATE OF THE POPULATION AGED 60 AND Increased coverage or adjustment of pensions File Size: KB. Public Agricultural Research in Latin America and the Caribbean Acknowledgments The underlying datasets, individual country briefs, and regional report for Latin America and the Caribbean on which this report is based were developed through a comprehensive survey conducted in 15 countries with numerous collaborators during – Latin America’s working people and the poor have unleashed a new wave of resistance and self-assertion. In Chile the movement was sparked by a public transit fare increase; in Ecuador a cut in fuel subsidies sent people into the streets; in Haiti persistent poverty and .

Economic Adjustment and Growth Prospects in Latin America and the Caribbean THE WORLD BANK THE WORLD BANK Office of the Chief Economist Latin America and the Caribbean H St. NW Washington, DC for the first time in decades. The effectiveness of countercyclical. Of the many differences between them, the most important is the economic road taken. Latin America firmly embraced the dirigiste model. East Asia chose various forms of capitalism. The nations of Africa, the poorest on the globe, followed Latin America over the abyss of collectivist development strategies. This study focused on analysis of global food demand and supply situation by and , water demand-availability, impact of climate change on world water resource, food security and desalination challenges and development opportunities. The population of the world will be billion in and billion in ; Africa will be the major : Sheikh Mohammad Fakhrul Islam, Zahurul Karim. The Caribbean. When hearing the word 'economy,' many of us probably think of things like the stock market, Wall Street, or the Dow Jones. However, these terms don't really characterize all the.

  This article assesses the state of evaluation, and identifies priorities for improving evaluation, in agricultural research organizations in the region of Latin America and the Caribbean in the early s. Based on thirteen case studies conducted in , the article describes the institutional settings and regional patterns, and trends in evaluation by: 3.   The rate of economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean in coming years is predicted to be below that of the rest of the world and substantially below that of the fast-growing countries of emerging Asia. This column looks at the drivers behind these growth gaps. To converge more rapidly to higher-income status, the region needs not only to boost investment but. development. Furthermore, political and socioeconomic instability has been a over the last two decades, from million metric tons per year to in than the average for Latin America and the Caribbean (World Bank), yet mean income for the majority of the (mostly rural) population is estimated at less than $ per yearFile Size: KB.   As Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean published by ECLAC (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean) in various years point out, the share of wages in national income from to , after less than a decade of neoliberalism, was reduced from and 40 percent in the cases of Ecuador and Peru to and.

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Introduction (first paragraphs of the introduction) This paper analyses two decades of economic adjustment in Latin America and the Caribbean, focusing on its impact on the agricultural (and in some cases, the rural) sector.

A critical evaluation of the dramatic structural changes that took place in the region is merited in the face of the Two decades of adjustment and agricultural development in Latin America and the Caribbean book international financial crisis that Cited by: The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is the leading source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Established inIDB supports countries in the region to reduce poverty and inequality, improve health and education, and advance infrastructure. Since the s, while there has been a greater-than-world average increase in agricultural productivity in Latin America and the Caribbean due to technological advances, the Caribbean islands.

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A Perspective on Latin America and the Caribbean / eclac, fao, iica – Santiago, Chile, fao, pag.; 28 cm. isbn Also published in Spanish 1. Agriculture 2. Agricultural development 3. Macroeconomic analysis 4. Livestock 5. Forests 6. Fishing 7. Institutional development 8. Land ownership 9. Latin America CaribbeanFile Size: 2MB.

Spoor, Max, "Two decades of adjustment and agricultural development in Latin America and the Caribbean," Series Históri Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL).Amin Gutierrez de Pineres, Sheila & Ferrantino, Michael, "Export diversification and structural dynamics in the growth process: The case of Chile," Journal of Development.

Agricultural exports from Latin America and the Caribbean: harnessing trade to feed the world and promote development (English) Abstract.

The United Nations estimates that global food demand will double bywith much of that growth in developing countries. The World Economic Situation and Prospects is a joint product of the United nomic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Economic and Social by the Development Policy.

According to mainstream economic theory, the effect of this shift would be to favour agriculture. This book, with contributors from Latin America and Europe, surveys the results on agriculture of a decade of policy change, and to produce new and unexpected insights.

Structural change and growth in Central America and the Dominican Republic: an overview of two decades, - Kindle edition by Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), United Nations.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or : Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe. In a review of the policy regimes and agricultural output performance in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) during the past three decades, the linear sequence of pre-reform, crisis and reform Author: Max Spoor.

THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF CHINA CHINA’S FINANCING IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN AGRICUL TURAL DEVELOPMENT BANK OF CHINA China’s global economic presence has solidified in the first two decades of the 21st century: it has not only become the biggest economy since –according to.

Structural adjustment programs (SAPs) consist of loans provided by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) to countries that experienced economic crises. The two Bretton Woods Institutions require borrowing countries to implement certain policies in order to obtain new loans (or to lower interest rates on existing ones).

These policies were typically centered around. It is an update of Stads and Beintema (), covering a more complete set of countries and focusing primarily on developments during –/ The analysis draws largely from a set of country factsheets prepared by Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators (ASTI), which is led by the International Food Policy Research Institute.

Latin America and Caribbean countries have made a strong effort to accomplish the taking of Agricultural Censuses following the World Programme promoted by FAO. In comparison with previous decades the present one () shows exceptional improvements in agricultural censuses in the area.

In this paper, a brief update of the situation is done. In this section we analyze the relationship between the sources of productivity growth discussed in the previous section and the estimated TFP of the agricultural sector of Latin America and the Caribbean. The analysis of the determinants of the agricultural TFP growth included 20 LAC countries and two periods (– and –).Cited by: Teenage pregnancy in the Dominican Republic is a complex problem and of high concern to the national agenda.

Available data indicate that 22% of women between years have been pregnant. This rate is 34% higher than the average for Latin America and the Caribbean. This third Human Development Report for Latin America and the Caribbean is an editorially independent publication commissioned by UNDP. This report is being prepared with financial support from the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID, in Spanish).

Productivity and the Performance of Agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean: From the Lost Decade to the Commodity Boom By Nin Pratt, Alejandro; Falconi Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising.

2 See Bértola and Ocampo (, chapter 3) and Bulmer-Thomas (, chapters ).; 4 Commodity dependence has been an essential feature of Latin America’s integration into the world economy since colonial times. When modern economic development took off, it was associated with the commodity expansion that took place in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, which was brought to Cited by: 2.

Two Decades of Adjustment and Agricultural Development in Latin America and the Caribbean”, Serie Desarrollo Productivo, Santiago de Chile: Comisión Económica para América Latina y Author: Kym Anderson and Alberto Valdes.

Supporting women through agriculture projects in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (English) Abstract. In the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Region, agriculture projects cover a variety of activities such as agricultural production, off-farm employment, access and management of water resources (irrigation), land titling and land management, as well Author: Victoria Stanley, Eli Weiss, Marialena Vyzaki.

An international financial institution (IFI) is a financial institution that has been established (or chartered) by more than one country, and hence is subject to international owners or shareholders are generally national governments, although other international institutions and other organizations occasionally figure as shareholders.

The most prominent IFIs are creations of multiple. The time is ripe for an in-depth analysis of the dynamics and nature of LAC's external latest volume in the World Bank Latin American and Caribbean Studies series will focus on the implications of these trends for the economic development of LAC by:   This book takes a unique look at current economic and social development trends in Latin America and the Caribbean and the region's challenges for the future.

The book's author, Luis Alberto. When placed in perspective, Latin America’s current level of development is perplexing at best, shameful at worse. In the late 19 th century, it was a land of opportunity. Thousands of Europeans migrated to the continent to profit from the abundant natural resources and nascent manufacturing sector.

Latin America and the Caribbean: A Time to Choose, Caribbean Development in the 21st Century. c b. Tweet Like Share # Shares: 0. Download. English PDF MB. Text file MB. Published It analyzes growth performance in the Caribbean over the last four decades, and highlights key determinants of past and also future growth.

With member countries, staff from more than countries, and offices in over locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.

Population and development in Latin America and the Caribbean. A 2nd population category in Latin America and the Caribbean is composed of countries that had high rates of growth in but have reduced growth significantly in the past 2 decades as a result of modernizing influences and family planning programs.

This category includes Author: Sanders Tg. This is an introductory survey of the history and recent development of Latin American economy and society from colonial times to the establishment of the military regime in Chile. In the second edition the historical perspective has been enlarged and important events since the Cuban Revolution, such as the agrarian reforms of Peru and Chile, the difficulties of the Central America Common.The past two decades of World Bank and IMF structural adjustment in Africa have led to greater social and economic deprivation, and an increased dependence of African countries on external loans.

The failure of structural adjustment has been so dramatic that some critics of the World Bank and IMF argue that the policies imposed on African.Africa Africa Forum Asia business Climate change Coronavirus Covid Development finance Development in Transition Education Employment Environment Equality Finance Food security Gender GFD Growth Health Jobs Latin America Migration SDGs SIGI Social Protection sustainable development Trade urbanisation West Africa Women.