Land Loss, Poverty and Hunger

Mittal, Anuradha
September 2000
Ecologist;Sep2000, Vol. 30 Issue 6, Special section p44
Illustrates how the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and World Trade Organization policies undermine livelihoods and food security of small farmers in developing countries. Suicide epidemic among small farmers in India; Displacement of small farmers in Brazil; Forecasts on the effects of these policies to developing countries.


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