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Is the Land-Grabbing Era Drawing to an End?

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  • Giulio Sapelli

    (University of Milan and FEEM)

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    Over the last decade multinational corporations have made large-scale acquisitions of forests and agricultural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa, South America, Australia and Oceania, often to the detriment of indigenous inhabitants. On May 11 2012, for the first time in history, 124 states have signed a document which encourages fair behaviour of the economic players, thanks to observance of common law, asking them to consult, inform and negotiate with the local communities.

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    Article provided by Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei in its journal Review of Environment, Energy and Economics.

    Volume (Year): (2012)
    Issue (Month): (May)
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    Handle: RePEc:fem:femre3:2012.05-03

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