Handbook Of The International Political Economy Of Agriculture And Food

Author: Alessandro Bonanno
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1782548262
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This book tackles the central question of the political and structural changes and characteristics that govern agriculture and food. Original contributions explore this highly globalized economic sector by analyzing salient geographical regions and sub

Innovation For Sustainable Rural Development

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
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A look at how to promote innovation for rural sustainable development through public policy, financial inclusion, and research and technology, covering perspectives ranging from small-scale agriculture to social market construction and government institutions.

Analyzing Public Policies In Latin America

Author: Melina Rocha Lukic
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443869902
Size: 41.65 MB
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This book gathers together papers that present research on public policies in Latin America, all of which adopt a cognitive approach. This theoretical framework is based on the analysis of public policy from a cognitive and normative perspective; more specifically, through the concepts of paradigm, frame of reference and advocacy coalition. In this sense, the main questions posed here are: what paradigms have Latin American public policies followed lately? How have the paradigms responded to ...

Agricultural Development In Brazil

Author: Antonio M. Buainain
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 135102972X
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In the last few decades, Brazilian agriculture has experienced a seismic transformation, and its contradictory facets have fed different and opposing narratives regarding recent changes. This book covers these changes, exploring the issues from several empirical and analytical angles, including the role of agriculture in the contemporary Brazilian economy, the dynamics of Brazilian agricultural value chains, environmental challenges and the processes of social differentiation. Brazilian agriculture continues to be viewed in the international literature, either through the lenses of the past century – those of former problems relating to land use and land tenure – or apologetically. This collection of essays aims at updating the current interpretations, providing objective accounting of the main transformations, its determinants, results, contradictions and limitations. As it covers the most relevant traits of Brazilian agricultural and rural development, the book will provide the reader with an encompassing view of contemporary Brazilian agriculture, including the positive and negative sides of the so-called tropical agriculture revolution. It highlights the tremendous economic potential as well as the continuing structural heterogeneity, concentration of production and marginalization of millions of small farmers. Written in an engaging and accessible style, this book will be perfect for all those interested in learning about Brazilian agriculture. It will be of particular interest to undergraduate and graduate students of economic development, agricultural economics, rural sociology, comparative economic development, rural development and agricultural policies.

Agroneg Cio Brasileiro

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Gerenciamento do agronegócio; Agribusiness; Agronegocio do açúcar e álcool; Comercialização e mercados agrícolas; Preços agrícolas; Comércio internacional; Métodos quantitativos.