Manufacturing corporate landscapes: the case of agrarian displacement and food (in)security in Haiti

@article{Steckley2015ManufacturingCL,
  title={Manufacturing corporate landscapes: the case of agrarian displacement and food (in)security in Haiti},
  author={M. Steckley and Yasmine Shamsie},
  journal={Third World Quarterly},
  year={2015},
  volume={36},
  pages={179 - 197}
}
This paper explores the historical and contemporary sources of food insecurity in Haiti. It begins by detailing the impact of colonial legacies on the Caribbean region as a whole and on Haiti in particular. The adverse consequences associated with this period include deforestation, soil infertility and food-import dependence. The paper then turns to more contemporary trends, namely the influence of 30 years of neoliberal ideology. It argues that the belief that Haiti can best achieve food… Expand
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