Jun 2019
Author(s): Shik, Olga; Boyce, Rachel; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
The agricultural sector accounts for 3.8 percent of the GDP of Barbados and 2.9 percent of its jobs. The Government of Barbados considers agriculture to be one of the nation’s potential growth…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Guala, Federico; Pineda, Emilio
Empresas de propiedad estatal (EPE) presentan un desafío importante para programas de reforma fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe. Si bien los expertos del tema han propuesto varias estrategias para…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Cravo, Tulio; Schimanski, Caroline
While the relationship between business cycles and employment is a topic of continuing interest, it has received limited attention in the literature focusing on developing countries. This study adds…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Smets, Lodewijk; Piatti-Fünfkirchen, Moritz
This study examines the relationship between public financial management (PFM), the financing of health interventions and health outcomes. Specifically, the paper econometrically tests whether the…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Seco, Antonio
Based on the analysis of some success factors of integrated financial management information systems (IFMIS) in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), this paper identifies the technological pillars…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Josling, Timothy; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Shik, Olga; Boyce, Rachel; Foster, William; Derlagen, Christian; Muñoz, Gonzalo; De los Santos, Jesús; Nuenninghoff, Sybille; Bayard, Budry; Gachot, Sebastien; Pavilus, Cleeford
This publication summarizes the agricultural policy analyses conducted in nine Caribbean countries (Suriname, Guyana, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Belize, Barbados, The Bahamas, and Trinidad…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Fernandini Puga, Manuel
En esta publicación se recoge información relevante para propiciar el diálogo y el debate en torno a políticas de financiamiento de las tecnologías en el sector agropecuario. El objetivo es que sirva…
Aug 2018
Author(s): De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
It is a well-known fact that a great majority of countries implement agricultural input subsidies as a tool to boost agricultural productivity and output. However, even though this practice is widely…
Aug 2018
Author(s): De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
Es sabido que una gran mayoría de países implementan subsidios a los insumos agrícolas como una herramienta para estimular la productividad y producción agrícola. Sin embargo, a pesar de que esta es…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Ackerman, María Noel; Buonomo, Mariela; Muñoz, Gonzalo; Cortelezzi, Ángela; Barboza, Natalia
Este estudio realizado por la Oficina de Programación y Políticas Agropecuaria (OPYPA) del Ministerio de Ganadería Agricultura y Pesca (MGAP) con apoyo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) a…
May 2018
Author(s): Egas, Juan José; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
If we must eat to survive, we must make agriculture sustainable. To make agriculture sustainable, we must consider the necessary strategic actions to understand the challenges in the sector, solve…
May 2018
Author(s): Egas, Juan José; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
Este documento presenta un resumen de los principales indicadores de políticas de apoyo a la agricultura -disponibles en la base de datos de Agrimonitor- hacia finales de 2016, y representa una…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Ayres, João
This paper quantifies the flow of knowledge within U.S. multinational corporations in the United States and European Union. A general equilibrium model of knowledge flows within multinationals is…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Today many countries, including some in the developing world, are manufacturing and trading components of goods that they never before produced. By entering global supply chains, they are increasing…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Los procesos de producción se han vuelto cada vez más fragmentados en todo el mundo. En sectores tan diversos como el electrónico, de equipos de transporte, y de ropa y alimentos, los productos se…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
Irrigation is a key determinant of agricultural productivity, income, and sustainable development. This paper estimates the impact of the National Irrigation Program with a Watershed Approach (…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
El riego es un determinante clave de la productividad agrícola, del ingreso y del desarrollo sostenible. Este estudio estima el impacto del Programa Nacional de Riego con Enfoque de Cuenca (PRONAREC…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
The general objective of the program is to increase the incomes of beneficiary rural households. The specific objectives are to: boost the productivity of small-scale farmers by increasing the land…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
El objetivo general del programa es aumentar el ingreso de los hogares rurales beneficiados. Los objetivos específicos son: Incrementar la productividad de los pequeños productores agropecuarios a…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Maffioli, Alessandro; Aramburu, Julián; Agurto Adrianzen, Marcos
Program to eradicate the fruit fly plague in the coastal areas of Peru