This book is the outcome of a workshop on the conversion of tropical forest to pasture in Latin America convened in Oaxaca, Mexico in 1988. It examines the dynamics underlying this complex and destructive process and enlisted multiple perspectives in order to identify alternatives.

part Three|33 pages

Environmental Impacts

part Five|47 pages

Production Alternatives

part Six|28 pages

Developers' and Donors' Perspectives

part Eight|10 pages

Comments and Recommendations

chapter 24|6 pages

The Oaxaca Recommendations

chapter |2 pages

Coda What can I do?