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Economic stagnation and deforestation in Costa Rica and the Philippines



Economic stagnation and deforestation in Costa Rica and the Philippines



Agriculture and environmental challenges: proceedings of the Thirteenth Agricultural Sector Symposium: 215-234



For many developing countries, the global economic crises of the 1980s had its adverse effects not only on unemployment and poverty but also on environmental degradation. With growing population density in limited areas of fertile agricultural lowlands, and with cities offering fewer job opportunities, excess rural labour turned increasingly to the frontier. The flow of migration to urban centres declined while the flow toward fragile, forested sites intensified.

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