Frontier expansion: Lessons from Bolivia and Pará, Brazil.

  Private occupation of public lands is a longstanding phenomenon in the Amazon. Attempts to reduce the environmental impact of agricultural expansion have led governments to place greater attention on sustainable land management and forest conservation. Clarifying and securing tenure rights, particularly of local and indigenous communities, has been widely considered as key to improving... Read more

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