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Del acaparamiento de tierras al ganar-ganar - Aprovechando las oportunidades que brindan las inversiones internacionales en agricultura

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Las adquisiciones extranjeras de tierras agrícolas en África y en otras partes se han vuelto un motivo de preocupación. Muchos observadores las consideran una nueva forma de colonialismo que amenaza la seguridad alimentaria de los pobres. Sin embargo, las inversiones podrían ser una buena noticia si los objetivos de los compradores de tierra se conciliaran con las necesidades de inversión de los países en desarrollo.

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  • FAO Economic and Social Development Department, 2009. "Del acaparamiento de tierras al ganar-ganar - Aprovechando las oportunidades que brindan las inversiones internacionales en agricultura," FAO - Economic and Social Perspectives 4FR, Economic and Social Development Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
  • Handle: RePEc:fao:pbrief:04es
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    Keywords

    Land grab; FDI; investment; trade; colonialism; food security; land tenure; globalisation;

    JEL classification:

    • F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
    • F54 - International Economics - - International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy - - - Colonialism; Imperialism; Postcolonialism
    • O13 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Agriculture; Natural Resources; Environment; Other Primary Products
    • Q15 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Land Ownership and Tenure; Land Reform; Land Use; Irrigation; Agriculture and Environment
    • Q17 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agriculture in International Trade

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