World Bank-Paraguay Partnership

Public market in Asuncion, Paraguay. The World Bank intends to support smallholder farmers by helping them increase productivity while easing the burden of farmer-to-market transportation. Photo by: Leandro Neumann Ciuffo / CC BY

Paraguay has made significant progress in raising its standard of living over the past decade. Among its most notable social reforms are granting free access to primary health care and basic education, and broadening its cash transfer programs to cover the most vulnerable members of its population.

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