Forest Cover 49: Meat as a driver of deforestation

Svetlana Abramovich, Miguel Lovera, Mia MacDonald, Mary Louise Malig, Pablo Solon and Wanqing Zhou
Global Forest Coalition
March 2016

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Agriculture, including livestock farming, is increasingly becoming a battleground, with land, farming and food production being wrested away from peasant farmers by agribusiness exporters and their financial backers. This trend is being condoned and even driven by intergovernmental negotiations in various different fora, and now dominates climate change negotiations as well as trade talks.

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