The path from agriculture to manufacturing and other high-productivity sectors was long considered the true way to structural transformation and development. By contrast, agriculture was viewed as a technologically backwards sector, with minimal innovation and little capacity to grow national income. That view, however, no longer holds. While there is still plenty of … [Read more...] about The Promise of Modern Agriculture for Faster and More Inclusive Growth
Piero Ghezzi is a founding partner of HacerPerú, former Minister of Production of Peru, and former Global Head of Economics and Emerging Markets Research at Barclays, London.