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Jan 2007
Author(s): Arias, Diego
This analysis points to the need to rethink the structure of current agricultural support policies and programs in Central America and the Dominican Republic, given the heavy reliance on price…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Arias, Diego; Brearley, Emily; Damais, Gilles
This paper deals with the coffee industry in Haiti. Coffee has traditionally played a unique role in rural Haiti, in economic, social and environmental terms. However, the competitiveness of the…
Feb 2006
Author(s): Arias, Diego; Covarrubias, Katia
This study analyses the opportunities and challenges presented by agricultural insurance instruments in the deepening of financial services in rural areas in Mesoamerica. It outlines a public policy…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Todd, Jessica; Winters, Paul; Arias, Diego
The net benefits of CAFTA and their distribution among sectors of the economy and social groups are major concerns of policy makers in Central America. The objective of the Bank's support to…