Title of document: Trends, drivers and impacts of changes in Swidden cultivation in tropical forest-agriculture frontier: A global assessment

Authors: Nathalie van Vliet et al. in Global environment change

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Year of publication: 2012

Geographic focus: Global level

This meta-analysis of land cover transformation of the past 10-15 years in tropical-agriculture frontier worldwide show that swidden agriculture decrease in landscapes with access to local, national and international markets that encourage cattle production and cash cropping, including biofuels.

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