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Research briefing: Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
The evolution of antipoverty policy in Brazil suggests a shift in focus over time from the extension of social insurance to incorporate excluded sectors, to conventional social assistance directed at vulnerable groups, to human develo...
Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
A. Barrientos; D. Debowicz; I. Woolard / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
Brazil’s has attracted considerable attention among low and middle income countries for the way it has successfully combined economic and social policies to reduce poverty, inequality, and social exclusion. The emergence of larg...
Research briefing: How EMBRAPA catalysed productivity gains in Brazil’s soybean and pulp and paper industries
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
This briefing summarises the main results of an exploratory study on the role of indigenous institutional infrastructures (knowledge related institutions and government policies) in the accumulation of world-leading innovative capabil...
Technological catch-up and indigenous institutional infrastructures in latecomer natural resource-related industries: an exploration of the role of EMBRAPA in Brazil’s soybeans and forestry-based pulp and paper industries
P.N. Figueiredo / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
This article reports the results of an exploratory study on the role of indigenous institutional infrastructures in the accumulation of world-leading innovative capabilities (technological catch-up) in natural resource-related industr...
Research briefing: What explains the intensification and diversification of Brazil ́s agricultural production and exports?
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
Since 2000, Brazilian agricultural production and exports have increased enormously. The production of crops rose by over 150%, while exports multiplied eightfold from 1990 to 2012. The authors have undertaken new econometric a...
What explains the intensification and diversification of Brazil’s agricultural production and exports from 1990 to 2012?
C.J.C. Bacha; L.V. de Carvalho, / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
Agricultural and agro-industrial products typically make up one-third of Brazilian exports, and a wide range of products have been exported. Brazil continues to be the world’s major coffee exporter, but more recently has also be...
Research briefing: transforming agriculture through productivity growth: lessons from Brazilian agricultural development
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
The position of Brazilian agriculture as one of the breadbaskets of the world is quite remarkable given that just two decades ago this sector was marked instead by backwardness and inefficiencies. Although the details of how this tran...
The economics of the Brazilian model of agricultural development
B. Mueller; C. Mueller / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
The success of Brazilian agriculture in increasing production and productivity in a relatively short period of time has attracted much attention to what policies and programmes have been behind this transformation. This paper a...
Effects of urbanization on economic growth and human capital formation in Africa
Program on the Global Demography of Aging, 2014
Africa’s population is expected to grow to 2.3 billion by 2050, of whom 60% will be urban. This urbanisation is an important challenge for the next few decades. According to several research papers and reports, Africa’s ur...
Topic guide: ecosystem services
D. Roe / Evidence on Demand, 2014
The purpose of this Topic Guide is to assemble a set of learning resources that will contribute to the development of the professional competence of DFID Advisers around the issue of ecosystem services and integrating this issue into ...
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Research briefing: Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
The evolution of antipoverty policy in Brazil suggests a shift in focus over time from the extension of social insurance to incorporate excluded sectors, to conventional social assistance directed at vulnerable groups, to human develo...
Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
A. Barrientos; D. Debowicz; I. Woolard / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
Brazil’s has attracted considerable attention among low and middle income countries for the way it has successfully combined economic and social policies to reduce poverty, inequality, and social exclusion. The emergence of larg...
Research briefing: How EMBRAPA catalysed productivity gains in Brazil’s soybean and pulp and paper industries
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
This briefing summarises the main results of an exploratory study on the role of indigenous institutional infrastructures (knowledge related institutions and government policies) in the accumulation of world-leading innovative capabil...
Technological catch-up and indigenous institutional infrastructures in latecomer natural resource-related industries: an exploration of the role of EMBRAPA in Brazil’s soybeans and forestry-based pulp and paper industries
P.N. Figueiredo / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
This article reports the results of an exploratory study on the role of indigenous institutional infrastructures in the accumulation of world-leading innovative capabilities (technological catch-up) in natural resource-related industr...
Research briefing: What explains the intensification and diversification of Brazil ́s agricultural production and exports?
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
Since 2000, Brazilian agricultural production and exports have increased enormously. The production of crops rose by over 150%, while exports multiplied eightfold from 1990 to 2012. The authors have undertaken new econometric a...
What explains the intensification and diversification of Brazil’s agricultural production and exports from 1990 to 2012?
C.J.C. Bacha; L.V. de Carvalho, / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
Agricultural and agro-industrial products typically make up one-third of Brazilian exports, and a wide range of products have been exported. Brazil continues to be the world’s major coffee exporter, but more recently has also be...
Research briefing: transforming agriculture through productivity growth: lessons from Brazilian agricultural development
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
The position of Brazilian agriculture as one of the breadbaskets of the world is quite remarkable given that just two decades ago this sector was marked instead by backwardness and inefficiencies. Although the details of how this tran...
The economics of the Brazilian model of agricultural development
B. Mueller; C. Mueller / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
The success of Brazilian agriculture in increasing production and productivity in a relatively short period of time has attracted much attention to what policies and programmes have been behind this transformation. This paper a...
Effects of urbanization on economic growth and human capital formation in Africa
Program on the Global Demography of Aging, 2014
Africa’s population is expected to grow to 2.3 billion by 2050, of whom 60% will be urban. This urbanisation is an important challenge for the next few decades. According to several research papers and reports, Africa’s ur...
Topic guide: ecosystem services
D. Roe / Evidence on Demand, 2014
The purpose of this Topic Guide is to assemble a set of learning resources that will contribute to the development of the professional competence of DFID Advisers around the issue of ecosystem services and integrating this issue into ...
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Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015)
The Sustainable Development 2015 website provides the latest news, information and expert analysis around the global decision-making process to define a new set of global goals to eradicate poverty through sustainable development, known as the post-2015 development agenda. The website forms part of a wider multi-stakeholder engagement programme run by Stakeholder Forum and CIVICUS, in c...
Reseau de Lutte contre la Faim (RELUFA)
The REseau de LUtte contre la FAim (RELUFA) is a non-partisan national network of Cameroonian ecumenical and secular non-profit organizations and mainstream churches. The member organizations come from all regions in Cameroon and have joined forces to develop common strategies against systemic problems of hunger, poverty, and socio-, economic- and environmental injustice
Centre pour l'Environnement et le Développement / Centre for Environment and Development (CED)
Research and advocacy organisation promoting sustainable livelihoods and the protection of natural resources in Cameroon.
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD)
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD) is an international academic open access journal. It aims to promote the integration of environmental science and development.
Grail Research
Market research organisation. Grail Research has offices in Massachusetts, New York, Beijing, Johannesburg, and Noida, a satellite town adjoining the Indian capital, New Delhi.
Professional Development for Livelihoods Advisers Website (PLOW)
PLOW was funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and supported the professional development of DFID livelihoods advisers. Site was operational between 2006-2008, and is now archived.
TI-UP Resource Centre
TI-UP is a key resource centre providing a one-stop shop for knowledge in the combined fields of Technology, Infrastructure and Urban Planning, serving The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) infrastructure advisors, programme managers, DFID's partners in developing countries, and the wider international development community.
Pastoralism
Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice is an interdisciplinary and peer-reviewed journal on extensive livestock production systems throughout the world. Pastoralists rely on rangelands and livestock for their livelihoods, but exhibit different levels of mobility and market involvement, and operate under a variety of different land tenure regimes. Pastoralism publishes research that influences...
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