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Processes of inclusion and adverse incorporation: Oil palm and agrarian change in Sumatra, Indonesia

McCarthy, John


Changes in globalised agriculture raise critical questions as rapid agricultural development leads to widespread social and environmental transformation. With increased global demand for vegetable oils and biofuel, in Indonesia the area under oil palm has doubled over the last decade. This paper presents a case study of how micro-processes that are linked to wider dynamics shape oil palm related agrarian change in villages in Sumatra, Indonesia. It pursues related questions regarding the impact...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: The Journal of Peasant Studies
DOI: 10.1080/03066150.2010.512460


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