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The Great Southeast Asian Land Grab

Published on Aug 8, 2013 by Luke Hunt

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FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Conflict over land tenure in Southeast Asia’s rural areas has emerged as a key issue for the region. To achieve goals such as economic development and poverty reduction in rural areas, governments in the region have pursued policies to attract investment from large corporate entities both domestically and internationally, to undertake projects on “vacant” and “unused” land that promise to bolster the economy and create jobs.

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