Nicaragua: Without structural changes there´ll be no sustainable reduction of rural poverty

Using National Official Statistics Perez analyze Nicaragua’s rural sector structural blockades and the State strategies to overcome poverty and extreme poverty in the Country. Based on demography, land tenure and food markets governance, He identifies that key factors for changing Nicaragua’s poverty levels are missing in National Policies and there is a tendency to increase inequality in rural areas with no urban capacity for absorb rural migrants. Perez proposal is to focus public investment in Agriculture which is sector with higher labor occupation and a key source of exports and GDP.

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Nicaragua: Sin cambios estructurales la reducción de la pobreza rural no pobria ser sostenible.
Issue Date:
Aug 15 2011
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Working or Discussion Paper
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JEL Codes:
E24; E23; D43; D72
This is a contribution of the ENVIO-NITLAPAN. The author is member of the scientific council of the RCASAE, and he is a senior researcher of the CAU NITLAPAN.
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Working paper series

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