Latin America Publications

Trends in Agricultural Production and the Future of the Trans-boundary Río Grande/Río Bravo Basin

Jul 07, 2011
The report is based on the results of a May 2004 conference involving agricultural experts from both the U.S. and Mexico.

Decentralization in Brazil: Urban Democratic Governance and Development

Jul 07, 2011
This publication summarizes a workshop from November 5-6, 2001 that discussed democratic governance and development in an urban setting, particularly in the Brazilian context.

Latin America in the New International System

Jul 07, 2011
Placing Latin America in the context of debates on economic globalization and the dramatically changing nature of the international system, this volume bridges discussions of the region and broader world politics, advancing critical insights from within the region together with reflections from a global perspective.

Population, Poverty, and Vulnerability

Jul 07, 2011
This article analyzes the relationships between demographic dynamics and Hurricane Mitch in Central America, and extracts from that experience lessons that can help reduce vulnerability to natural disasters in the long run.