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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 ...

SUBJECT: 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

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The impact of Bolsa Família on women’s decision-making power

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

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

SUBJECT: women; d10 household behavior: general; conditional cash transfer program; decision making; o54 economywide country studies: latin america, caribbean

Bolsa Família and household labour supply

de Brauw, Alan; Gilligan, Daniel O.; Hoddinott, John F.; Roy [2013-12-30]

IFPRI5; G Cross-cutting gender theme

SUBJECT: women; d10 household behavior: general; conditional cash transfer program; decision making; o54 economywide country studies: latin america, caribbean

The impact of Bolsa Família on women’s decision-making power

de Brauw, Alan; Gilligan, Daniel O.; Hoddinott, John F.; Roy [2013-12-30]

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

SUBJECT: women; d10 household behavior: general; conditional cash transfer program; decision making; o54 economywide country studies: latin america, caribbean

SUBJECT: amerique du sud; usa; parasitoide; florida; amerique latine

POSTED TO: International Journal of Pest Management (United Kingdom)

SUBJECT: amerique du sud; anastrepha; brazil; polimorfismo; amerique latine

POSTED TO: Cytobios (United Kingdom)

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 ...

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

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

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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 ...

SUBJECT: brazil; environment.energy.bioenergy; cobalt; ethanol; sugarcane

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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 ...

SUBJECT: south america; illegal practices; brazil; food sovereignty; climatic change

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