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): 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…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Fahsbender, Jossie; Kim, Namho
This paper explores the impact of a livestock transfer program, that targeted small-holder female farmers with high levels of food insecurity in Nicaragua. For this purpose, the three dimensions of…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Fahsbender, Jossie; Kim, Namho
Este documento explora el impacto de un programa de transferencia de ganado, dirigido a pequeñas productoras agrícolas con altos niveles de inseguridad alimentaria en Nicaragua. Para este propósito,…
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): Shik, Olga; Boyce, Rachel; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Gachot, Sebastien
Although agriculture and fisheries account for only 1.6% of the GDP of the Bahamas, they produce 3% of all jobs and are important for the diversification of the economy. The Government of the Bahamas…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Murguia, Juan M.; Hossiso, Kassu W; Lence, Sergio H.
Land titling and property rights have been the central tenant of agricultural and rural development policy for many years since land is one of the key assets for production of agricultural goods and…
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…
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…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Maffioli, Alessandro; Mullally, Conner
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…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Maffioli, Alessandro; Mullally, Conner
La gestión es un factor importante para la producción agrícola, ya que es determinante para la adopción y la implementación adecuada de tecnologías y prácticas productivas. Si bien hay una gran…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Visconti, Ernesto; Jaimes, Ivonne; Sanahuja, Haris; Torres, Ana María; Benjamin, Lisa
This document describes the general methodology of the Index of Governance and Public Policy in Disaster Risk Management (iGOPP) and presents the main concepts that support both disaster risk…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The IDB's Indicators of Disaster Risk and Risk Management allow countries to better assess countries' disaster risk, serving as a useful guide for policymaking and government actions to…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The IDB's Indicators of Disaster Risk and Risk Management allow countries to better assess countries' disaster risk, serving as a useful guide for policymaking and government actions to…
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…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Shik, Olga; Boyce, Rachel; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Egas, Juan José
Although the agricultural sector contributes only 0.5% to Trinidad and Tobago’s GDP, it accounts for over 4% of employment and is important for the diversification of the economy. The Government of…
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 (…