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The development of tropical lands: policy issues in Latin America.
Nelson, Michael, 1928-
imprint
Baltimore Published for Resources for the Future by Johns Hopkins University Press [1973]
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306p.
ISBN
080181488X (cloth)
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Book
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imprint
Baltimore Published for Resources for the Future by Johns Hopkins University Press [1973]
isbn
080181488X (cloth)
catalogue key
3912014
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Table of Contents
Forewordp. v
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
The Role of Tropical Lands in Development in Latin Americap. 8
Summaryp. 34
Two Theories of Land Development in the Humid Tropicsp. 36
Summaryp. 44
The Development of New Lands: Current Practice and Problemsp. 45
Project Evaluationp. 57
Summaryp. 69
A Survey of Twenty-Four Development Projectsp. 71
The Conservation and Use of Natural Resourcesp. 142
Factors Affecting Development Policy: 1. Area Selection, Beneficiaries, and Infrastructurep. 175
Summaryp. 219
Factors Affecting Development Policy: 2. Economic, Technical, and Administrativep. 220
Summaryp. 260
Policy Implications and Project Designp. 261
List of Abbreviationsp. 293
Indexp. 297
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