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Developments in National Policies for Food and Nutrition Security in Brazil

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  • Cecilia Rocha
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    Brazil is on track to achieve many of the Millennium Development Goals, and this is widely credited to bold and innovative government policies backed by new forms of popular participation in social policy. This article examines evaluation evidence on two of the most important recent initiatives in Brazil's policies for food and nutrition security (conditional cash transfers through Bolsa Família and support for family agriculture through the Programa de Aquisiç�o de Alimentos). It also considers advances in older policies (such as the School Meals programme) and the work of the National Council for Food and Nutrition Security, which has culminated in national legislation establishing food and nutrition security as a right. Copyright (c) The Author 2009. Journal compilation (c) 2009 Overseas Development Institute..

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    Article provided by Overseas Development Institute in its journal Development Policy Review.

    Volume (Year): 27 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 1 (01)
    Pages: 51-66

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    Handle: RePEc:bla:devpol:v:27:y:2009:i:1:p:51-66

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    1. Florin, Madeleine J. & van Ittersum, Martin K. & van de Ven, Gerrie W.J., 2013. "Family farmers and biodiesel production: Systems thinking and multi-level decisions in Northern Minas Gerais, Brazil," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 121(C), pages 81-95.

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