International land deals, local people's livelihood, and environment nexus

Following the global raise in demand for food and bio-fuel production, companies are acquiring large scale agricultural land in developing countries. The government of Ethiopia is supplying millions of hectares of land to transnational companies in the form of long-term lease. By investigating the environmental and livelihood effects of land deals in the context of Western Ethiopia, the study seeks to develop a win-win land deal framework.



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