Skip to Main Navigation

Rural development and poverty alleviation in Northeast Brazil : Estrategias de desarrollo rural y alivio de la pobreza en el noreste de Brasil (Espanhol)

The Northeast region of Brazil has long been the single largest pocket of rural poverty in Latin America. With a combined area of 1.6 million square kilometers-16 percent of Brazil's total-the Northeast is home to 45 million people, 28 percent of Brazil's total population , of whom 5.4 million people live on about $1 a day and a total of 10.7 million on $1.60 or less per day. Nearly half of all rural communities are in the interior, semi-arid zone characterized by poor soil and severe, frequent drought. The rural poor are small farmers, tenants, sharecroppers and landless laborers. They face an uncertain climate and fluctuating markets. Their access to land is skewed and there is almost no rural financial system for their needs. They rely on subsistence cropping of basic foods, smallscale animal husbandry, some cash crops (mainly cotton and cashew), casual agricultural and non-agricultural work, pensions, and remittances from family members living in the cities.

Detalhes

  • Autor

    Luis Coirolo, and Tulio Barbosa

  • Data do documento

    2002/10/01

  • TIpo de documento

    Informativo

  • No. do relatório

    26722

  • Nº do volume

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • País

    Brasil,

  • Região

    América Latina e Caribe,

  • Data de divulgação

    2010/07/01

  • Nome do documento

    Estrategias de desarrollo rural y alivio de la pobreza en el noreste de Brasil

  • Palavras-chave

    Rural development; Poverty alleviation; Rural poverty; Drought; Farmers; Tenants; Sharecroppers; Laborers; Cropping; Basic foods; Cash crops; Cotton; Cashewnuts; Rural development; Poor communities; Civil society; Community participation

Downloads

COMPLETAR RELATÓRIO

Versão oficial do documento (pode conter assinaturas, etc.)

  • TXT*
  • Total Downloads** :
  • Download Stats
  • *A versão do texto é um OCR incorreto e está incluído unicamente em benefício de usuários com conectividade lenta.