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Modeling water resources management at the basin level

With increasing competition for water across sectors and regions, the river basin has been recognized as the appropriate unit of analysis for addressing the challenges of water resources management. Modeling at this scale can provide essential…


Balancing agricultural development and deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon

This report identifies the links among economic growth, poverty alleviation, and natural resource degradation in Brazil. It examines the effects of (1) a major devaluation of the Brazilian real (R$); (2) improvements of infrastructure in the Amazon to…


Croissance sectorielle au Chile

La part de l’agriculture dans la production totale d’un pays baisse généralement au cours du processus de croissance économique. La principale raison en est que la demande de consommation de produits alimentaires n’augmente que légèrement à mesure…