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The political ecology of oil palm company-community partnerships in the Peruvian Amazon: Deforestation consequences of the privatization of rural development

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When agricultural commodities are traded globally, consumer demand in one region influences the crops planted in another, often leading to widespread environmental and social transformation at the production sites. As a commodity crop that prospers in tropical environments, oil palm has become controversial for its role as a driver of deforestation and social conflict, especially in main producer countries in Southeast Asia. As suitable land for oil palm production in Southeast Asia is deplet...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
School of Geography and the Environment
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CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry More from this funder
Royal Geographical Society More from this funder
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International Timber Trade Organization More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
World Development Journal website
Volume:
109
Pages:
29-41
Publication date:
2018-04-21
Acceptance date:
2018-04-06
DOI:
EISSN:
0305-750X
Pubs id:
pubs:911745
URN:
uri:cae43671-6fce-496c-babf-61d941333a1d
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uuid:cae43671-6fce-496c-babf-61d941333a1d
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pubs:911745

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