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Developing Amazonia: Deforestation and Social Conflict in Brazil's Carajas Programme

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By: Anthony Hall(Author)

304 pages, Illus.

Manchester University Press

Paperback | Dec 1991 | #11198 | ISBN: 0719035503
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Hardback | Dec 1989 | #5808 | ISBN: 0719024943
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The Carajas programme is a vast, official development plan that favours large scale commercial interests like mining, forestry and agri-businesses at the expense of peasant farmers. Lessons must be drawn, for the safe-keeping of other tropical rain forests, from its frequently ignored side-effects which include land-grabbing, population displacement, invasion of Indian lands and environmental degradation.

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