May 2018
Author(s): Macours, Karen; Salazar, Lina; Gachot, Sebastien; Jacquet, Bruno; Fahsbender, Jossie; Rambao, Jery; Gignoux, Jérémie; Wright, Kelsey
Smart subsidy programs have been advocated in many developing countries to encourage the adoption of modern inputs and increase agricultural productivity. Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa has shown…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Technology Transfer to Small Farmers Program, which aims to sustainably improve small farmers' agricultural income and food security in the north and northeast department of Haiti.
Oct 2016
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore
Japan and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) enjoy a diverse and longstanding economic relationship. The ties between the two economies encompass trade and foreign direct investment in a range of…
Aug 2016
Author(s): FONTAGRO
This publication, produced by FONTAGRO with the support of the Global Environment Facility and our sponsors, combines a wealth of knowledge and experience gained from eleven successful cases that…
Aug 2016
Author(s): FONTAGRO
Concurso de casos exitosos FONTAGRO 2015. FONTAGRO organizó un concurso con el fin de identificar casos exitosos de adaptación al cambio climático en la agricultura familiar, y difundir las lecciones…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Zúñiga, Jimena
Capital flows have been the subject of acute policy concern since the Brady plan launched the emerging markets bond asset class. Their massive volume, coupled with their volatile and procyclical…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Cruces, Juan José
This paper measures the flow of funds into the real estate sector for the city of Buenos Aires since 1992 and compares it to traditional savings instruments. For each dollar that went into the city…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Kim, Seung Keon; Jeong, Woo Soo; Park, Joon Ah
One of the world's poorest countries following the devastation of the Korean War, the Republic of Korea is now the world's fifth largest trading partner and a major manufacturer of…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Helfand, Steven M.; Rada, Nicholas E.
The role of farm size has recently come to the forefront of agricultural development debates. Agricultural development policy often focuses on small farms given evidence of their role in poverty…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Lachaud, Michée Arnold; Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.; Ludeña, Carlos E.
This study estimates Climate Adjusted Total Factor Productivity (CATFP) for agriculture in Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) countries, while also providing comparisons with several regions of the…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Arráiz, Irani; Calero, Carla; Jin, Songqing; Peralta, Alexandra
This paper evaluates the short-term impacts of a development project that aims to increase mango yields, sales of mango products, and the income of small mango farmers in rural Haiti. Various…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Shapira, Philip; Youtie, Jan; Cox, Debbie; Uyarra, Elvira; Gök, Abullah; Rogers, Juan; Downing, Chris
This technical note analyzes international experiences and practices of public technology extension service programs. Technology extension services comprise varied forms of assistance provided…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Schijman, Agustina; Molina, Adriana
This is the second of seven detailed reports published with the evaluation Review of the Bank's Support to Agriculture, 2002-2014: Evidence from Key Thematic Areas conducted by the Office of…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Schijman, Agustina; Molina, Adriana
Este documento es el segundo de siete informes detallados que acompañan la evaluación Revisión del Apoyo del Banco al Sector Agropecuario, 2002-2014: Evidencia de Áreas Temáticas Clave llevada a cabo…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Rius, Andrés
In 2006 Uruguay's Parliament voted to establish a system of individual livestock traceability that would initially be mandatory for bovine populations, and in future stages will encompass all…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Aramburu, Julián; González, Mario; Winters, Paul
This paper presents the impact evaluation of CRIAR program, implemented in rural areas in Bolivia. The objective of CRIAR is to increase smallholders' agricultural income and food security…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Aramburu, Julián; González, Mario; Winters, Paul
Este documento presenta la evaluación de impacto del programa CRIAR, implementado en áreas rurales de Bolivia. El objetivo del CRIAR es incrementar los ingresos agropecuarios y la seguridad…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Aramburu, Julián; González, Mario; Salazar, Lina; Winters, Paul
This paper presents the results of an impact evaluation for the CRIAR program, implemented in rural areas in Bolivia. The objective of this program is to increase the agricultural income and food…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Aramburu, Julián; González, Mario; Salazar, Lina; Winters, Paul
Este estudio presenta los resultados de la evaluación de impacto del programa CRIAR. Este programa tiene como objetivo incrementar los niveles de ingreso y seguridad alimentaria a través de mejoras…
May 2012
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Truitt Nakata, Ginya
This report is intended to encourage and reinforce the efforts of policymakers and industry stakeholders throughout the region to accelerate broadband deployment. The report has two primary aims. The…