This 2012 Global Food Policy Report is the second in an annual series that provides an in-depth look at major food policy developments and events.
The Hogares Comunitarios Program (HCP) was established in Guatemala City in 1991 as a direct response to the increased need for affordable and reliable childcare for women in urban Guatemala.
We estimate the impact of Bolsa Família on a range of education outcomes, including school participation, grade progression, grade repetition, and dropout rates.
In this paper we analyze the effect on output, employment and poverty of two (2) alternative versions of further trade liberalization -- one representing free trade world wide (WTO) and the other a
The programme has a substantial positive impact on the diet of children.
The United Nations declared 2014 the International Year of Family Farming.
In early 1998, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) was asked to assist the PROGRESA administration to “determine if PROGRESA is functioning in practice as it is intended to by
In recent years, the countries of Latin America have made radical changes in their development strategies, including decentralization of government, privatization, and deregulation of markets.
The purpose of the research summarized in this paper is to provide policy-relevant knowledge on the governance of rural services in Guatemala and thus to contribute to improving the provision of se
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