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Ampliando Iniciativas de Desenvolvimento Local: o Programa de Aquisição de Alimentos do Brasil


  • Ryan Nehring

    () (IPC-IG)

  • Ben McKay

    () (IPC-IG)


A pobreza global continua sendo, em grande parte, um fenômeno rural. Nos países em desenvolvimento, aproximadamente 70 por cento do 1,4 bilhão de habitantes que vivem em extrema pobreza são habitantes de áreas rurais (FIDA, 2011). Além disso, a agricultura é fonte de sustento para mais de 80 por cento da população rural, o que ressalta a importância de se apoiar tal atividade (Banco Mundial, 2007; FIDA, 2011). Tal fato revela-se irônico pois as zonas rurais são onde a maioria dos alimentos do mundo são produzidos e, ao mesmo tempo, é nelas que reside a maioria da população extremamente pobre e mal nutrida do mundo. (...)

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  • Ryan Nehring & Ben McKay, 2013. "Ampliando Iniciativas de Desenvolvimento Local: o Programa de Aquisição de Alimentos do Brasil," Working Papers Portuguese 106, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
  • Handle: RePEc:ipc:wpport:106

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