The social and environmental impacts of the palm oil trade

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TRADE Hub researchers Lacour Mody Ayompe (University of California, Irvine), Marije Schaafsma (University of Southampton) and Benis Egoh (University of California, Irvine) recently published a paper entitled ‘Towards sustainable palm oil production: the positive and negative impacts on ecosystem services and human wellbeing’. The main findings of this paper are summarized below (access the original […]

Novel study maps out the inequality of land distribution and ownership in Brazil

Posted Posted in Agriculture, Brazil

For the first time, the high inequality in the distribution of agricultural land ownership in Brazil has been analysed using geospatial information about rural property ownership. The 10th Issue of Sustainability in Debate, a publication by TRADE Hub partner Imaflora, is entitled “Who are the owners of agricultural land in Brazil – a map of […]