Agricultural development plan: the experience of Pitangueiras county, Parana

Marli Candalaft Alcantara Parra Peres, Ricardo Ralisch, Cristovon Videira Ripol


Since 1990 the development concept has to be considered with social and environmental aspects beyond the economic one. Given this approach the counties of Paraná State started to organize their development plan with the guidance from Empresa Paranaense Technical Assistance and Rural Extension (EMATER-PR). Pitangueiras county developed its plan of agricultural development (PDA) in 1994.The objective of this report is to present the process of developing and implementing this PDA, and to subsidize other works of agricultural development plans. Documentary research in the archives of Emater-PR and in the Mayor of Pitangueiras were done, as well as interviews key informants. The PDA of Pitangueiras promoted an increase in the gross value of production (GVP) and stimulated the change of production system that was establisched on cotton crop and pastures.


Public politics; Rural development; Municipal policy


Semina: Ciênc. Agrár.
Londrina - PR
E-ISSN 1679-0359
DOI: 10.5433/1679-0359
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