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Tropical deforestation and agricultural development in Latin America

Douglas Southgate

Discussion paper, 18 pages

This paper contains a regression analysis of the causes of agricultural colonisation in 23 Latin American countries. Yield growth associated with increased supplies for crop and livestock production is found to alleviate the pressure for frontier expansion associated with enhanced demand for agricultural commodities.

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