The new rurality: globalization, peasants and the paradoxes of landscapes

Deforestation captures most of the headlines, but there are also processes of forest expansion that are widespread in Latin America. This paper explores why this process is so invisible. Globalization plays an increasingly important role in structuring rural economies. This paper analyses how global integration of many types, ranging from remittances, state transfers, skilling and markets produced forest recovery in peasant landscapes.


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In: Land Use Policy. - 27(2010), p. 161-169
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