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Estudos Sociedade e Agricultura

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ASSIS, William Santos de; OLIVEIRA, Myriam  and  HALMENSCHLAGER, Fábio. Territorial dynamics and the complexities of the agrarian frontier areas in eastern Amazon.Translated byCelina de Castro Frade. Estud.soc.agric. [online]. 2008, vol.4Selected edition, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1413-0580.

This paper discusses the ongoing territorial dynamics and projects in the southeast region of Pará and also offers insights for regional development. In this region, governmental policies have been the main incentive for the current territorial dynamics but they were unable to boost the multiple functions of the family farm farming. In the case of the territorial development policies under analysis, one reason why this multi-functionality is be considered with incentives is due to its sector-biased policy application with an unequal involvement of the institutions related to the family farm or even due to the ignorance of other regional sectors and these policies' actors

Keywords : territorial dynamics; multi-functionality; family farm; public policies.

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