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  • El agronegocio soyero: ¿a quién alimenta?

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    Abstract: The Bolivian government is planning to expand the agricultural border from 3 million hectares to 13 million in twelve years. This raises two big questions: Where will these extra ten hectares be located? And what will be grown in them? If it is soy, as in the 37% of […]

  • Los costos del crecimiento económico en República Dominicana

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     Abstract: Dominicans are witnessing immense change in their country as the effects of sustained rapid economic growth becomes clear. Increased levels of pollution have affected small towns like Canoa and have raised new concerns about protecting the environment. Concerned citizens, aware of the threats growth policies pose to the well-being of […]

  • La lucha hacia el desarrollo sostenible en Bolivia

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     Abstract: In the past three decades, States began to realize the importance of crafting long-term public policies to achieve sustainable development. However, due to the economic and financial crisis many countries have had to put their sustainable development goals on hold in order to achieve economic growth. In 2011, the President […]