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Agricultural Expansion and Tropical Deforestation Poverty, International Trade and Land Use

By: Solon L Barraclough and Krishna B Ghimire
150 pages, Tabs, maps
Publisher: Earthscan
Agricultural Expansion and Tropical Deforestation
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  • Agricultural Expansion and Tropical Deforestation ISBN: 9781853836664 Hardback Dec 2000 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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About this book

Highlights the need to seek solutions in far-reaching institutional and policy reforms adapted to specific socio-economic and ecological contexts if the challenge of tropical deforestation is to be tackled effectively. Includes case studies from Brazil, Guatemala, Cameroon, China and Malaysia.

Contents

Social determinants of deforestation; the extent of topical deforestation and agricultural expansion in developing countries; tropical deforestation and agricultural expansion in the case study countries - Brazil, Guatemala, China, Cameroon, Malaysia; linkages with international trade; towards more sustainable use of tropical agriculture and forest resources.

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Biography

Solon L Barraclough and Krishna B Ghimire are researchers at the United Nations research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), Geneva. Barraclough and Ghimire are co-authors of Forests and Livelihoods (Macmillan, 1995). Ghimire is co-editor (with Michael Pimbert) of Social Change and Conservation * (Earthscan, 1997).
By: Solon L Barraclough and Krishna B Ghimire
150 pages, Tabs, maps
Publisher: Earthscan
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..."the authors of this book have undertaken a multi-disciplinary analysis of economic and agricultural development and their impact on increasing land-use pressure and change." -- Quarterly Journal of Forestry
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