Author:Danuta Chmielewska, Darana Souza
Subject: Rural Development
" /> Abstract: Although Brazil and India have quite different agrarian structures and specific classifications for farmers (see the table), in both countries the proportion of generally disadvantaged rural groups in the total population, especially smaller-scale producers, is significant. The two countries have instituted large-scale procurement programmes whereby the government purchases agricultural goods that support farmers’ livelihoods by offering advantageous market alternatives. These initiatives reconcile trade opportunities for producers with the provision of goods to vulnerable populations. (...)

keywords: Food Security as a Pathway to Productive Inclusion: Lessons from Brazil and India
Date Publication: 04/15/2011 (All day)
Type/Issue: One Pager / 127
Language: English