Guerrilla agriculture? A biopolitical guide to illicit cultivation within an IUCN Category II protected area

  title={Guerrilla agriculture? A biopolitical guide to illicit cultivation within an IUCN Category II protected area},
  author={Connor Joseph Cavanagh and Tor A. Benjaminsen},
  journal={Journal of Peasant Studies},
  pages={725 - 745}
Protected areas now encompass nearly 13 percent of Earth's terrestrial surface. Crucially, such protection often denotes exclusion – of farmers, of pastoralists and of forest-dwelling people. Engaging with the biopolitical implications of these displacements, this paper explores the emergence of an increasingly widespread type of resistance to conservation in the developing world: guerrilla agriculture, or the illicit cultivation of food within spaces zoned exclusively for the preservation of… 

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