Beyond Transnational Corporations, Food and Biofuels: The Role of Extractivism and Agribusiness in Land Grabbing in Central America

@article{AguilarSten2016BeyondTC,
  title={Beyond Transnational Corporations, Food and Biofuels: The Role of Extractivism and Agribusiness in Land Grabbing in Central America},
  author={Mariel Aguilar-St{\o}en},
  journal={Forum for Development Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={43},
  pages={155 - 175}
}
  • M. Aguilar-Støen
  • Published 2 January 2016
  • Political Science
  • Forum for Development Studies
Land grabbing in Central America is driven primarily by agro-industries and mining. Tourism development and infrastructure are also important forces behind new processes of land acquisition. Examining land grabbing in Central America allows us to move beyond single-cause explanations of land grabs and shows that it is a complicated and multi-actor process occurring at many scales. Contemporary processes of land acquisition and land re-concentration in Central America are embedded in a… 

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