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M. Campos, L.J. Mata. 2001; United Nations [UN] Environment Programme. English.

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climate change.water; climate change.climate change adaptation.climate change adaptation community based.case studies; brazil; climate change.climate change adaptation.climate change adaptation and vulnerability; climatic change; climate change.climate change adaptation; americas; agriculture; climate change.agriculture and food security; land use; climate change agriculture; latin america; south america; colombia; climate change; climate change.climate change adaptation.climate change adaptation key sectors; brazil (federal district); climate change.climate change adaptation.climate change adaptation community based; water; climate change; venezuela (capital district); mexico; el niño; global warming; climate change.climate change adaptation.climate change adaptation community based.policy and academic; climate change adaptation; climate change adaptation science; tropical forests; agriculture and food; climate change impact; climate change latin america; venezuela (bolivarian republic of); agriculture and food.environmental policies and management; agriculture and food.agricultural biodiversity and natural resource management

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This paper discusses the possible implications of climate change in Latin America. The paper focuses on a number of variables that will be affected by climate change, including, water resources, the El Nino, ecosystems, human health, agriculture and overall vulnerability.The paper makes the following main points:complex climatic patterns intermingled with land-use and land-cover change, make i ...

de Brauw, Alan, Gilligan, Daniel O., Hoddinott, John F., Roy. 2013-04-26 English.

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Journal Article

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women; d10 household behavior: general; conditional cash transfer program; decision making; o54 economywide country studies: latin america, caribbean; o10 economic development: general; social protection; brazil; bolsa família; cct; cash transfers; latin america; i38 welfare, well-being, and poverty: government programs, provision and effects of welfare programs; south america; h53 national government expenditures and welfare programs

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IFPRI3; ISI; Paid Open Access; CRP2; G Cross-cutting gender theme;

de Brauw, Alan, Gilligan, Daniel O., Hoddinott, John F., Roy. 2013-12-30; Brasilia-DF, Brazil. English.

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women; d10 household behavior: general; conditional cash transfer program; decision making; o54 economywide country studies: latin america, caribbean; o10 economic development: general; social protection; brazil; bolsa família; cct; latin america; i38 welfare, well-being, and poverty: government programs, provision and effects of welfare programs; south america; h53 national government expenditures and welfare programs

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IFPRI5; G Cross-cutting gender theme

de Brauw, Alan, Gilligan, Daniel O., Hoddinott, John F., Roy. 2013-12-30; Brasilia-DF, Brazil. English.

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women; d10 household behavior: general; conditional cash transfer program; decision making; o54 economywide country studies: latin america, caribbean; o10 economic development: general; social protection; brazil; bolsa família; cct; cash transfers; latin america; i38 welfare, well-being, and poverty: government programs, provision and effects of welfare programs; south america; h53 national government expenditures and welfare programs

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CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM)

Schuster, D.J., Evans, G.A., Bennett, F.D., Stansly, P.A., Jansson, R.K., Leibee, G.L., Webb, S.E.. International Journal of Pest Management (United Kingdom). 1998. English.

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Journal Article

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amerique du sud; usa; parasitoide; florida; amerique latine; brasil; guatemala; america; bresil; caribbean; jamaica; collections; dominican republic; latin america; republique dominicaine; south america; encarsia; colecciones; grenade; grenada; collection; equateur; eua; encarsia pergandiella; mexique; honduras; floride; parasitoids; amerique; ecuador; jamaique; brazil; guadeloupe; costa rica; america del sur; levee; colombia; bemisia; colombie; caribe; emergence; etats unis; america latina; el salvador; republica dominicana; parasitoides; mexico; granada; aleyrodidae; guadalupe; caraibes; eretmocerus; emergencia

Basso, A., Manso, F.. Cytobios (United Kingdom). 1998. English.

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Journal Article

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amerique du sud; anastrepha; brazil; polimorfismo; amerique latine; america latina; chromosomes; chromosome; genetic variation; polymorphism; brasil; variacion genetica; america; bresil; argentina; variation genetique; latin america; south america; argentine; america del sur; amerique; anastrepha fraterculus; cromosomas; polymorphisme

2015-06-11; Washington, D.C..

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south america; social accounting -- brazil.; america; agricultural censuses; latin america and the caribbean; brazil

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The Brazil SAM was constructed by the Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (IPEA) in Rio de Janeiro; Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa); and Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). Funding was provided by the International Food Policy Research Institute.; Brazil: Social Accounting Matrix, 1995-1996. 2003. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Resear ...

2015-06-11; Washington, D.C..

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south america; social accounting -- brazil.; america; agricultural censuses; latin america and the caribbean; brazil

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DSGD

M., L. Mendonça, M. Melo, P. Júnior. 2007; Focus on the Global South. English.

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brazil; environment.energy.bioenergy; cobalt; ethanol; sugarcane; labour; exploitation; renewable energy; monocultures; land use; environment.energy; latin america; brazil; energy; ethical business.labour standards; agribusiness; brazil (federal district); biofuels; pastoralism; carbonates; deforestation; ethical business.business and the environment; climate change; agrofuels; carbon-neutral; global warming; energy generation; agriculture and food; environment; ethical business

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Biofuels (or agrofuels) production has increased dramatically in Latin America over recent years, as global concern over climate change grows and oil prices continue to rise. But are biofuels really a sustainable energy solution, and what are the costs? This publication is the result of a seminar on the expansion of sugarcane plantations in Latin America, which took place in So Paulo, Brazil i ...

C. Ruiz-Marrero. 2007; Center for International Policy. English.

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south america; illegal practices; brazil; food sovereignty; climatic change; the amazon basin; paraguay; bolivia; protests; trade policies; roundup ready; agriculture and food.crop production seeds and fertilizers; latin america; brazil; zea mays; gm crops; soy beans; argentina; biodiversity; wwf; via campesina seed campaign; monsanto; genetic engineering; mst; gm soy boom; venezuela; agriculture and food.biotechnology and gmos; tropical forests; agriculture and food; mexico

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The author argues that nowhere in the world have the effects of GM crops been felt as intensely as in South America. Although the soy boom is lauded as a success story by landowners, agribusiness, biotechnology corporations, and South American governments, the articleclaims this has come at an enormous environmental and social cost. The authors discuss efforts made by small-scale farmers to co ...

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