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  1. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    May, 1999
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    James D. Wolfensohn, President of the World Bank Group, reassessed the global financial architecture and its impact on Latin America. Latin American countries, being small economies, are very vulnerable to world pressures. After a huge drop in private sector finance, we’re seeing the first signs of return. What we need now is greater transparency and supervision in banking and the private sector—and a better common set of principles and standards. We need decent government, trained government, with capacity at all levels. We need legal systems that work.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 1999
    United States of America

    Facing the general trend towards larger but fewer farms since 1935, the US government implemented a protective safety net for small farmers during 1933-96 which did not halt it but incurred market distortions and other drawbacks. It then switched to market oriented measures in 1996 which have made small farmers more exposed to market risks. A suitable solution to both preserving small and strengthening large farms has not been found.

  3. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 1999
    Peru

    Los años noventa bien podrían llamarse de la década de la "contrarreforma" en el sector agrícola latinoamericano. El ascenso y predominio del modelo neoliberal en la región han resultado en una reestructuración fundamental de la tenencia de la tierra en todo el continente.

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