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From Public to Private Standards for Tropical Commodities: A Century of Global Discourse on Land Governance on the Forest Frontier
Abstract: Globalization and commodity exports have a long history in affecting land use changes and land rights on the tropical forest frontier.
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How to Feed the World Without Deforesting the Planet
Does feeding the world require decimating forests?
Estimating the world's potentially available cropland using a bottom-up approach
Institutions and supply chains help shape Brazil’s soybean boom
A new study out of Stanford University examines the role of institutions and supply chain conditions in Brazil’s booming soybean industry and the relationship between soy yields and planted area....
Land institutions and supply chain configurations as determinants of soybean planted area and yields in Brazil
Stanford research center opens at Peking University
The Stanford Center at Peking University “marks a new era of collaboration between two outstanding universities,” said Gary Locke, the U.S. ambassador to China.
Bridging China's education gap with technology, research and policy
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Globalization, Trade, and the Environment: The case of Brazil
Soybean production has become a significant force for economic development in Brazil, but has come at the cost of expansion into non-protected forests in the Amazon and native savanna in the...
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PhD candidate, Earth System Science