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close this bookColonization and Environment: Land Settlement Projects in Central America (UNU, 1990, 155 pages)
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close this folderIntroduction: Lowland Settlement and Environmental Impacts in Central America
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View the documentDangers of Misdirected Policies in Land Settlement
View the documentRole of the Current Study
View the documentThe Colonization Areas
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close this folder1. The Process of Colonization in Central America
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View the documentLand Settlement and Land Reform
View the documentThe Dynamics of Land Settlement and Land Use
View the documentPatterns of Land Clearance
View the documentEcological Regions of Central America
View the documentPeople and Land
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close this folder2. Colonization in Costa Rica
View the documentHistorical Perspective on Costa Rican Land Colonization
View the documentCurrent Management of Tropical Forest Areas in Costa Rica
View the documentCase-Study: Batán Regional Office of the ADI
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close this folder3. Colonization in Panama
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View the documentInstitutional Aspects of Colonization in Darién
View the documentCurrent Problems Associated with Colonization in Darién
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close this folder4. Colonization in Nicaragua
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View the documentCurrent Development Plans for Eastern Nicaragua
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close this folder5. Colonization in Honduras
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View the documentColonization Areas
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close this folder6. Colonization in Guatemala
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View the documentGovernment Institutions Involved in Colonization
View the documentColonization Activities
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close this folder7. Conclusions
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View the documentPatterns of Settlement
View the documentConservation
View the documentShortcomings of Directed Settlement in Central America
View the documentLand Tenure Problems
View the documentTechnical Problems of Lowland Tropical Land Settlement
View the documentConservation Concerns in Land Settlement
View the documentSocial Implications of Land Settlement
View the documentThe Frontier in Latin American Popular Culture
View the documentIndigenous Technical Perspective on Lowland Settlement
View the documentFinal Thoughts
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