Nov 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Governments around the world use agricultural policies to intervene in their agricultural sectors. This infographic shows the level of supportgiven to agricultural general services (such as…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Los gobiernos usan las políticas públicas para intervenir en el sector agropecuario de sus países. Esta infografía muestra el nivel de apoyobrindado al sector agropecuario a través de servicios…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Anríquez, Gustavo; Foster, William; Ortega, Jorge; Falconi, César; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
Economic theory and econometric evidence support the thesis that the displacement of government expenditures on public goods by subsidies to private goods inhibits the performance of the farm sector…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Anríquez, Gustavo; Foster, William; Ortega, Jorge; Falconi, César; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
La teoría económica y la evidencia empírica disponible apoyan la tesis de que el direccionamiento del gasto público hacia bienes de naturaleza privada, en detrimento del gasto en bienes públicos,…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This publication tells the story of the collaboration between the Inter-American Development Bank, PepsiCo, and the PepsiCo Foundation. At a February 2011 ceremony in Mexico City, a five-year…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Gibbons, María Amelia; Maffioli, Alessandro; 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…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Stads, Gert-Jan; Beintema, Nienke M.; Pérez, Sandra; Flaherty, Kathleen; Falconi, César
This report assesses trends in investments, human resource capacity, andresearch outputs in agricultural R&D -excluding the private (for-profit) sector- in LAC. It is an update of Stads and…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Stads, Gert-Jan; Beintema, Nienke M.; Pérez, Sandra; Flaherty, Kathleen; Falconi, César
Este informe evalúa las tendencias en la inversión, la capacidad en recursos humanos y los resultados de investigación en I+D agropecuario -excluyendo el sector privado (con fines de lucro)- en LAC.…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Marín, Anabel; Stubrin, Lilia; da Silva Jr., J. J.
Argentina and Brazil are world leaders in agriculture; they have expanded production massively recently and have pioneered the adoption of agricultural technology intensive inputs. An important…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Muñoz, Gonzalo; Ludeña, Carlos E.; Garcia, Alvaro; Martel, Pedro; Sammarco, Carlos
El documento ofrece un diagnóstico y análisis de los desafíos del sector rural en Paraguay, en el contexto de su relevancia para la formulación de la Estrategia de País del BID con Paraguay 2013-2017…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Mullally, Conner; Maffioli, Alessandro
Management is an important input into agricultural production, as it a determinant of the uptake and proper implementation of productive technologies and practices. While there is a large literature…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Trigo, Eduardo; Mateo, Nicolás; Falconi, César
La agricultura y la alimentación enfrentan un reposicionamiento en el contexto de los desafíos asociados a los objetivos del Milenio. También desde la perspectiva del desarrollo se considera central…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Guerrero Compeán, Roberto
Using data for all 2,454 municipalities of Mexico for the period 1980-2010, this paper analyzes the relationship between exposure to extreme temperatures and precipitation and death, as well as the…
May 2011
Author(s): Camacho, Adriana; Conover, Emily
Previous studies indicate that Colombian farmers make production decisions based on informal sources of information, such as family and neighbors or tradition. In this paper the authors randomize…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Pineda Burgos, Allan Edgardo; Agüero Rodríguez, Marco Antonio; Espinoza, Sandra Karina
Honduran farmers are at a disadvantage when dealing with intermediaries because they lack timely information about market prices. This paper first analyzes which information and communications…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Falck-Zepeda, José; Sulser, Timothy; Zambrano, Patricia; Falconi, César
This report analyzes the current state of R&D in agricultural biotechnology in Latin America and the Caribbean in the context of development of the sector. The objectives of this report where…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Sánchez, Gabriel; Butler, Inés; Rozemberg, Ricardo
In contrast to the limited impact of aggregate-level productive development policies (PDPs) in Argentina, micro-level PDPs in several sectors have proven highly successful. This study seeks to…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Garwood, Anna
As a result of renewed regional interest in biogas technology, the Network for Biodigesters in Latin America and the Caribbean (RedBioLAC) was formed to increase dialogue concerning: a) Promotion and…
Nov 2010
Author(s): Galiani, Sebastián; Jaitman, Laura
En el presente documento se analiza el programa TRAZ.AR que tuvo lugar en la Provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina entre 2004 y 2006. El programa tuvo como principales beneficiarios a productores rurales…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Trigo, Eduardo; Falck-Zepeda, José; Falconi, César
En este documento se realiza un análisis sobre el estado de la investigación y el desarrollo en biotecnología agrícola en los países de América Latina y el Caribe, en el contexto internacional de…