Trampas territoriales de pobreza, desigualdad y baja movilidad social: los casos de Chile, México y Perú
La pobreza, la desigualdad y la baja movilidad social tienen una dimensión territorial que se expresa en “trampas” de vulnerabilidad y pobreza para amplios sectores de la población, que enfrentan limitados horizontes para poder salir de ellas.
Puebla 2016// Territories of water (in)security: The political economy of water governance reform for irrigation and its implications for territorial inequality
As climate change progresses and water supplies become increasingly unpredictable; world population grows; human diets change; and the bio-economy expands into new business spheres, competition for water intensifies both within the agricultural sector and among sectors.
Indigenous Peoples as a demographic are amongst the poorest and most marginalized on the planet. Many have been displaced and exist in territories where extreme conditions make sustainable economic development challenging, with infrastructure, water and energy costly and unstable.
Community Futures (CF) is a unique community-driven, economic development initiative designed to assist communities in Canada’s rural areas to develop and implement strategies for dealing with a changing economic environment.
Promoting better market access and market performance for smallholder agricultural producers and the provision of access to better quality and lower price food for the majority of the world’s population requires the strengthening of rural-urban linkages and putting ‘place-based development’ at the centre of policy and investment in food systems.
This paper is devoted to comprehensively analyze regional income disparities in China from 1978 to 2014. Since China began its reform and opening up, inter-provincial disparities have experienced a process of narrowing first and then expanding.
Puebla 2016// Fiscal Decentralization and Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in Colombia: A Spatial Approach
Fiscal decentralization as an instrument to reduce poverty is an open debate that still takes place with little and contradictory empirical evidence on whether or not it has served the poor.
This document presents the main interventions and programmes of Prosperidad Social (Social Prosperity) in Colombia, aimed at overcoming poverty, using income and multidimensional measures on the part of the poorest and most vulnerable populations, and also the achievements and major challenges that this entity faces as an institution.
Puebla 2016// Revisiting Sectoral Growth Linkages and the Role of Infrastructure Development: Sources of Nonfarm Development in the Rural Philippines
While the conventional wisdom in development economics tends to hold the view that agricultural growth facilitates diversification of rural economies (from mainly agricultural to rural nonfarm development), empirical evidence showing such a causal relationship appears to be relatively scarce.
Since the 1960s, the Republic of Korea has achieved a rapid economic growth by supplying industrial complexes and intensive development of a certain number of regions.