Abstract: sl241slmult0The paper looks at the recent wave of large-scale land acquisitions in poorer countries which has sparked a major debate. It analyzes how these investments can either create new opportunities to improve local living standards, or further marginalize the poor.
Author(s): Cotula, Lorenzo; Vermeulen, Sonja
Source(s): , IIED briefing  p., ill., graphs, maps IIED briefing
Published: 2009 International institute for environment and development (IIED), London (English