Jun 2019
Author(s): Vieyra, Juan Cruz; Aamot, Aida; Baron, Alejandro; Huapaya Nava, Mario; Quiroz, Juan Carlos
El sector extractivo en América Latina y el Caribe debe recuperar la confianza de la ciudadanía y asegurar su contribución al desarrollo sostenible desde el punto de vista económico, social y…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad; Quijada, José Alejandro; Sánchez, Gabriel; Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia; Miller, Sebastian; Massia, Santiago; Pietrafesa, Florencia
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. It also includes recommendations to overcome these challenges, along with an…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Bollers, Elton; Deyal, Zubin; Gauto, Victor; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Khadan, Jeetendra; Mooney, Henry; Smets, Lodewijk; Waithe, Kimberly; Wright, Allan
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. It also includes recommendations to overcome these…
Feb 2019
Author(s): López, Andrés; Obaya, Martín; Pascuini, Paulo; Ramos, Adrián
El litio se ha convertido en uno de los recursos que más interés despierta a nivel mundial . Esto ocurre tanto entre las empresas que participan de las industrias extractivas o de la química, que ven…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Cresta, Juan B.; Muñoz, Gonzalo; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Garcia, Alvaro
Este documento presenta un análisis de las políticas agropecuarias en Paraguay entre 2009 y 2016, utilizando la metodología de Estimados de Apoyo al Productor (PSE por sus siglas en inglés). La…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Hallack, Michelle; Vazquez, Miguel; Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Mendes e Costa, Roberta
School electrification can decrease the gap between rural and urban education. The Brazilian policy focusing on electricity access in school decreased student’s dropout rate. Rural electrification…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Hallack, Michelle; Vazquez, Miguel; Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Mendes e Costa, Roberta
La electrificación escolar puede disminuir la brecha entre la educación rural y urbana. Los programas de electrificación rural, como Luz para Todos en Brasil, han tenido éxito en aumentar el acceso a…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Lema, Daniel; Gallacher, Marcos; Egas, Juan José; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
This report analyzes agricultural policy in Argentina, in particular with respect to the degree of support producers and consumers receive. Available evidence suggests that: (i) as a result of export…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Lema, Daniel; Gallacher, Marcos; Egas, Juan José; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
Este informe analiza la política agrícola argentina, particularmente lo relacionado al nivel de apoyo brindado a los productores y consumidores. A manera de contexto, el informe comienza con un…
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…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Cannock, Geoffrey; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Muñoz, Gonzalo; Guillén, Angel; Infante, Betsy; Ordóñez, Romina; Derlagen, Christian; Egas, Juan José
El tratado de libre comercio entre los países de Centroamérica, República Dominicana y los Estados Unidos (DR-CAFTA), que entró en vigencia en el 2006, estipula un proceso de desgravación para los…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Maffioli, Alessandro; Gibbons, María Amelia; Rossi, Martín
This paper evaluates the impact of two programs that provide public and private goods, in the form of irrigation canals and materials (such as hail nets). Using a twelve-year panel of wine producers…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Maffioli, Alessandro; Gibbons, María Amelia; Rossi, Martín
Este documento evalúa el impacto de dos programas que proporcionan bienes públicos y privados, en forma de canales de riego y materiales (como mallas antigranizo). Usando un panel de doce años de…
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…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Derlagen, Christian; Tas, Jelle; Boyce, Rachel; Shik, Olga; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the public policy framework’s effect on the agricultural sector in Guyana using the OECD’s Producer Support Estimate (PSE) methodology. The PSE…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Derlagen, Christian; Tas, Jelle; Boyce, Rachel; Shik, Olga; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
The relative importance of agriculture in Suriname’s economy has declined over the last two decades. Meanwhile, as agricultural output fluctuated, the country’s economic growth was boosted by…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
In this paper, the author examines the current structure of the tax system for hydrocarbon production in Trinidad and Tobago in light of global trends in hydrocarbon taxation. Some of the main…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
"We are mostly water." True or false? Strange as it may seem, it's true! Our bodies are 75 percent water. In fact, some animals such as jellyfish are up to 99 percent water - about the…