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The Struggle for land and the fate of the forests

Author: Marcus Colchester; Larry Lohmann
Publisher: Penang, Malaysia : World Rainforest Movement ; Sturminister Newton, England : Ecologist ; London ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J. : Zed Books, 1993.
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Struggle for land and the fate of the forests.
Penang, Malaysia : World Rainforest Movement ; Sturminister Newton, England : Ecologist ; London ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J. : Zed Books, 1993
(OCoLC)623580325
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Colchester; Larry Lohmann
ISBN: 1856491390 9781856491396 1856491404 9781856491402
OCLC Number: 28484884
Description: 389 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Colonizing the Rainforests: The Agents and Causes of Deforestation / Marcus Colchester --
Against the Myths / Larry Lohmann --
Background to Agrarian Reform: Latin America, Asia and Africa / Roger Plant --
Forest Peoples and Sustainability / Marcus Colchester --
Guatemala: The Clamour for Land and the Fate of the Forests / Marcus Colchester --
Brazil: Land Ownership and the Flight to Amazonia / George Monbiot --
Brazil: Landlessness, Land Speculation and Pasture-Led Deforestation / Susanna Hecht --
Zaire: Landlessness and Deforestation / John Witte --
Thailand: Land, Power and Forest Colonization / Larry Lohmann --
Indonesia: Land Rights and Development / SKEPHI / Rachel Kiddell-Monroe --
The Philippines: Dwindling Frontiers and Agrarian Reform / Marvic M. V. F. Leonen --
The International Response: Policies of the International Agencies / Marcus Colchester --
Future Options: Pushing on a Piece of String? / Marcus Colchester --
Appendix: The New York Declaration.
Responsibility: edited by Marcus Colchester & Larry Lohmann.

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