Author:Fernando Gaiger Silveira, Alexandre Arbex Valadares, Nikolas de Camargo Pirani
Land Reform, Rural Development
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Abstract: "This study proposes to investigate how living conditions and human development in the rural environment might be linked to a structural characteristic of the Brazilian countryside: the high concentration of land ownership. It offers statistical evidence that highlights how the markedly unequal land tenure structures in Brazil can affect the indicators of human development, especially of the rural population. It joins other studies that, with similar technical and methodological approaches, have analysed the relationship between the geographic distribution of well-being indicators and distinct patterns of land occupation". (…)

keywords: Human development, land tenure, Brazil
Date Publication: 02/10/2017 - 10:48
Type/Issue: One Pager / 346
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English