Brazil has the fifth-largest national land area in the world and this land resource represents a critical asset for the country’s urban, agricultural, and economic development, also providing essential environmental services. Nevertheless, it has a historical lack of governance over its lands, failing to provide secure land rights and to control the extensive frauds resulting in public and private land grabs. The objective of this study is to depict evidence of these land grabs and propose a typology for analyzing them. Last, we will use this evidences and typology to point to a way forward through some policy propositions aimed at tackling these fraudulent land grabs.
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Bastiaan Philip Reydon, Vitor Bukvar Fernandes, Ana Paula Bueno,
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