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Title The global farms race [electronic resource] : land grabs, agricultural investment, and the scramble for food security / edited by Michael Kugelman, Susan L. Levenstein.

Imprint Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2013.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 237 pages
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Michael Kugelman -- Are We Learning from History? / Derek Byerlee -- Overview / David Hallam -- Social and Economic Implications / Alexandra Spieldoch and Sophia Murphy -- Environmental Impacts / Laura A. German, Wouter M.J. Achten, and Manuel R. Guariguata -- Investors' Perspectives / Gary R. Blumenthal -- Improving Outcomes / Ruth Meinzen-Dick and Helen Markelova -- Regional Perspectives: Africa / Chido Makunike -- Regional Perspectives: Asia / Raul Q. Montemayor -- Regional Perspectives: Latin America / Bastiaan P. Reydon and Vitor B. Fernandes -- Regional Perspectives: Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union / Carl Atkin -- Recommendations and Conclusion / Michael Kugelman -- Appendices.
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Subject Farms -- Foreign ownership.
Farms -- Developing countries -- Foreign ownership.
Agricultural industries -- Foreign ownership.
Agricultural industries -- Developing countries -- Foreign ownership.
Investments, Foreign -- Developing countries.
Agriculture -- Capital investments.
Food security -- Political aspects.
Food security -- Environmental aspects.
Food security -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Kugelman, Michael.
Levenstein, Susan L., 1975-
Other Form: Print version: Global farms race. Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2013 9781610911863 1610911865 (DLC) 2012011492
ISBN 1610912195 (electronic bk.)
9781610912198 (electronic bk.)
9781610911863 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
1610911865 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
9781610911870 (paper ; acid-free paper)
1610911873 (paper ; acid-free paper)