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Public Policies for Rural Areas and the Fight against Rural Poverty in the North and Northeast Regions of Brazil: a Look at the Fish, the Fishing Rod and the River

Simone Battestin (), Izabelle Vieira () and Pedro Arruda ()
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Izabelle Vieira: IPC-IG

No 14, Publications from International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth

Abstract: "Studies and research have shown that the development strategies put in place in recent years have led to a decrease in poverty in Brazil (Nunes et al. 2014). However, the country's poverty profile remains unaltered, with the highest rates of poverty and extreme poverty found in the North and Northeast regions of the country. The number of poor individuals in the Northeast is still disproportionately high relative to the overall population distribution: in 1995 the region was home to around 45 per cent of the poor people in the country—and remained so between 2004 and 2013—while the region accounts for about 30 per cent of Brazil's total population." (…)

Keywords: Public Policies; Rural Areas; Rural Poverty; North and Northeast Regions; Brazil (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 4
Date: 2015-11
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Published by UNDP - International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth , 2015, pages 1-4

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