Agricultural and Rural Development Policy in Latin America. New Directions and New Challenges. (FAO Agricultural Policy and Economic Development Series - 2)

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Alain de Janvry, Nigel Key and Elisabeth Sadoulet
University of California
Berkeley, California

Rome, 1997

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I. Neoliberal Policy Reforms and New Directions in Agricultural Development Policy

1. Washington Consensus and Agriculture
2. Redefining the Role of the State
3. New Approaches to Agricultural Development Policy

II. Economic and Agricultural Performance and the Changing Policy Environment

1. Economic Performance and Policy Environment
2. Agricultural Performance

III. The Evolution of Agricultural Policy

1. Trade

1.1. Policy Reforms
1.2. Transitional Issues
1.3. New Market Compatible Policies

2. Agricultural Product and Factor Markets

2.1. Policy Reforms
2.2. Transitional Issues
2.3. New Market Compatible Policies

3. Rural Financial Markets

3.1. Policy Reforms
3.2. Transitional Issues
3.3. New Market Compatible Policies

4. Land Reform and Land Markets

4.1. Policy Reforms
4.2. Transitional Issues
4.3. New Market Compatible Policies

5. Research and Extension

5.1. Policies Reforms
5.2. Transitional Issues
5.3. New Market Compatible Policies

6. Irrigation

6.1. Policy Reforms
6.2. Transitional Issues
6.3. New Market Compatible Polices

IV. Analysis

1. Responses to Globalization. Differentiated Policies and Interventions
2. Poverty reduction Programs
3. Institutional Reforms and Decentralization
4. Institutional Reconstruction: The Transition from Public to Private Institutions
5. Sequencing of Reforms

V. New challenges in Agricultural and Rural Development Policy