The global farms race : land grabs, agricultural investment, and the scramble for food security / edited by Michael Kugelman, Susan L. Levenstein. - Washington, D. C. : Island Press, c2013. - x, 237 p. : ill., tables ; 23 cm.

Winter 2012 Selected Accessions List -- Agriculture.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-223) and index.

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.


Farms--Foreign ownership.
Farms--Foreign ownership.--Developing countries
Agricultural industries--Foreign ownership.
Agricultural industries--Foreign ownership.--Developing countries
Investments, Foreign--Developing countries.
Agriculture--Capital investments.
Food security--Political aspects.
Food security--Environmental aspects.
Food security--Social aspects.

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