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Publication Details - Rural Credit in Brazil

Rural Credit in Brazil

Challenges and Opportunities for Promoting Sustainable Agriculture

 

Desiree Lopes, Sarah Lowery - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Forest Trends

 

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Abstract

In this brief we explore the role of rural credit in promoting agricultural sustainability in Brazil. We look at the trends in different categories of rural credit in the last decade—creation of sustainability-related credit lines, interest rates, and sources of funds. We also describe the main difficulties that producers face in accessing rural credit, as well as the barriers and opportunities to use rural credit as a sustainability tool.

 

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Release Date: November 2015
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File Size: 933 KB
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Crédito Rural no Brasil

Crédito Rural no Brasil: Desafios e oportunidades para a promoção da agropecuária sustentável

Desirée Lopez, Sarah Lowry - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Forest Trends

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