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What role should governments play in regulating land use?

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dc.contributor.author Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-15T22:07:28Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-15T22:07:28Z
dc.date.issued 2012-04-10
dc.identifier.citation Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor, April 10, 2012; pp. 1, 3-4. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1928/20569
dc.description Re-posted with permission from the publishers as a PDF document as part of an Institutional Repository collection to aggregate energy policy, regulation, dialogue and educational materials. en_US
dc.description.abstract Roughly half of the deforestation that was avoided in Brazil's Amazon region from 2005-2009 was the result of governmental policies, according to a report released March 21 by the Climate Policy Initiative. Meanwhile, "billions" of investment dollars are on hold as Brazil considers a proposal governing land purchases, nearly two years after the country banned foreign investors from buying large tracts of land, the Financial Times reported. Meanwhile, the alarming rate of loss of Paraguay's Chaco Forest has also recently made headlines. What role should the state play in regulating land usage? How can Latin American governments balance preservation of unique environmental systems with economic growth? en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Inter-American Dialogue en_US
dc.subject Latin America en_US
dc.subject Brazil en_US
dc.subject Paraguay en_US
dc.subject Chile en_US
dc.subject Amazon en_US
dc.subject Chaco Forest en_US
dc.subject environment en_US
dc.subject land use en_US
dc.subject regulation en_US
dc.subject natural resources en_US
dc.subject conservation en_US
dc.subject policy en_US
dc.subject legislation en_US
dc.subject private sector en_US
dc.subject sustainable development en_US
dc.subject role of government en_US
dc.title What role should governments play in regulating land use? en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.url http://www.thedialogue.org en_US


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