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Vivres pour l'education: nourrir l'esprit pour réduire la pauvreté

Dans les pays en développement, 200 millions d'enfants âgés de moins de cinq ans souffrent de malnutrition. La plupart de ces enfants vivent dans une misère noire, n'ont jamais angé à leur faim depuis leur naissance, et ne termineront jamais leur scolarit…

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Nicaragua: Red de Protección Social — Mi Familia

"In its first two years, 2000–02, the Red de Protección Social — Ministry of the Family (RPS) improved the nutrition and education of approximately 10,000 of Nicaragua’s poorest families. Operating as a pilot project in six municipalities in Matagalpa and…

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Impact evaluation

Economists have engaged for some time in developing methodologies for assessing the economic impact of agricultural research and in undertaking empirical studies to measure this impact.1 In recent years they have documented more than 1,800 estimates of rates…

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Sound choices for development

Rural poverty in India and China has declined substantially in recent decades. This welcome development has come about largely because governments in both countries have invested in agricultural research, education, infrastructure, and other areas important to…

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Green revolution

The "Green Revolution" of the 1960s and 1970s produced an unprecedented growth in agriculture in developing countries. The authors of this Brief examine the Green Revolution's impacts on agricultural production and its social impacts. They then turn to the…

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Nicaragua: Red de Protección Social — Mi Familia

En sus primeros dos años (2000-02), el programa de la Red de Protección Social-Ministerio de la Familia (RPS) ayudó a mejorar la nutrición y educación de aproximadamente unas 10.000 familias de las más pobres del país. En su etapa piloto realizada en seis…

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