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Tropical deforestation and agricultural development in Latin America

Discussion paper, 18 pages
8021IIED
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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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1357924X
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8021IIED