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Scaling Up Local Development Initiatives: Brazil?s Food Acquisition Programme

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  • Ryan Nehring

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    (IPC-IG)

  • Ben McKay

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    (IPC-IG)

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Global poverty largely remains a rural phenomenon. Close to 70 per cent of the developing world?s 1.4 billion people living in extremely poverty inhabit rural areas (IFAD, 2011). Further, agriculture is found to be a source of livelihood for over 80 per cent of rural people, highlighting the importance of supporting this activity as a means to fight poverty (World Bank, 2007; IFAD, 2011). This is darkly ironic: rural areas are where most of the world?s food is produced and also where the majority of the world?s extreme poor and malnourished reside. (...)

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Paper provided by International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth in its series Working Papers with number 106.

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Date of creation: Mar 2013
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Publication status: Published by UNDP - International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth , March 2013, pages 1-27
Handle: RePEc:ipc:wpaper:106

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  1. Radhika Lal & Waldemiro Francisco Sorte Junior, 2011. "Where Biodiversity, Traditional Knowledge, Health and Livelihoods Meet: Institutional Pillars for The Productive Inclusion of Local Communities (Brazil Case Study)," Working Papers 81, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
  2. Carlos Gradin, 2009. "Why is Poverty So High Among Afro-Brazilians? A Decomposition Analysis of the Racial Poverty Gap," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 45(9), pages 1426-1452.
  3. Patricia Allen, 2010. "Realizing justice in local food systems," Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, Cambridge Political Economy Society, vol. 3(2), pages 295-308.
  4. Danuta Chmielewska & Darana Souza, 2010. "Market Alternatives for Smallholder Farmers in Food Security Initiatives: Lessons from the Brazilian Food Acquisition Programme," Working Papers 64, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
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