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Risky Business - large-scale land investments and possibilities of safeguarding the rural poor in Ethiopia


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Title: Risky Business - large-scale land investments and possibilities of safeguarding the rural poor in Ethiopia
Authors: Lager, Frida
Nilsson, Anna
Issue Date: 9-Oct-2012
Degree: Student Essay
Series/Report no.: Kandidatuppsats i Kulturgeografi och geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning
2012:25
Abstract: In the Global South lifting people out of poverty and ensuring food security is of crucial significance. While many hopes are drawn towards the possibilities of economic growth, rural development and production efficiencies gained by attracting investors and capital to the agricultural sector, such activities also threaten to expose vulnerable rural communities. This study investigates what risks are faced by rural communities in presence of large-scale land investors for biofuel production. Thr... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/30581
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