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Title: Land Acquisitions for Food and Fuel
Authors: Margulis, Matias
Contact Email: m.e.margulis@stir.ac.uk
Editors: Thompson, PB
Kaplan, DM
Citation: Margulis M (2014) Land Acquisitions for Food and Fuel. In: Thompson PB, Kaplan DM (ed.). Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics, Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 1325-1332.
Keywords: Large-scale land acquisitions
land grabbing
land grabs
land rush
foreign investment in agriculture
off-shore agricultural production
biofuel
agrofuel
bioenergy
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Springer
Abstract: The recent global proliferation of large-scale land acquisitions is for food and fuel is a new and significant issue in the study of food and agriculture ethics. This article examines large-scale land acquisitions for food and fuel from a global ethics perspective. The first section provides an overview of key definitions, characteristics and trends related to large-scale land acquisitions. The second section explores the idea of a global ethics and situates it within food and agriculture ethics. The third section poses and discuses two questions related to ethics of large-scale land acquisitions.
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Type: Part of book or chapter of book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/21907
URL: http://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-94-007-0929-4_345
Affiliation: Politics

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