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Lack of Investment in Rural Development Leaves Region's Farmers in Dire Plight

LADB Article ID: 78927
Category/Department: Region
Date: 2013-03-21
By: Louisa Reynolds

A lack of effective policies to boost rural development and allow farmers to find a place in the global economy has exacerbated inequalities between urban and rural areas in Central America, experts say. The solutions lie in a series of integral policies that include strategies to boost crop yields, improve access to credit, and democratize access to land.

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