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Tropical Deforestation Small Farmers and Land Clearing in the Ecuadorian Amazon

By: TK Rudel and B Horowitz
226 pages, 24 illus
Tropical Deforestation
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  • Tropical Deforestation ISBN: 9780231080453 Paperback Aug 1993 Usually dispatched within 4 days
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This book uses a case study of tropical deforestation in the upper reaches of the Amazonian basin to define the parts played by smallholders in the deforestation process in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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The changing geography of tropical deforestation; a theory of tropical deforestation; the Ecuadorian Amazon - land, people and institutions; regional development and deforestation in Morona Santiago; trail-blazing in a large forest - the Upano-Palora Plain in the 1960s; clearing forest remnants - the Upano-Palora Plain in the 1980s; the second generation's search for new lands; tropical deforestation - an assessment with policy implications.

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By: TK Rudel and B Horowitz
226 pages, 24 illus
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