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Late and erratic rains affected “long-rains” cereal crop production in southern and eastern parts of the country.
FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, Santiago, Chile

The growing interdependence of national economic processes, as revealed in business cycles of global compass, and the effects of fluctuations in international capital flows on the profitability of productive activities, growth and the possibilities for financing development in Latin American and Caribbean countries, also condition progress in the rural domain, and affect the potential for making progress toward poverty reduction and improved food security in the region.

The FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean prepared this document to support the deliberations of the FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean, in its search for responses to these challenges.

Agricultural and sub-sectoral policies