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Foreign direct investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: the land-energy nexus
Titolo Rivista: QA Rivista dell’Associazione Rossi-Doria 
Autori/Curatori: Giorgia Giovannetti, Elisa Ticci 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2013 Fascicolo: 2  Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  30 P. 57-86 Dimensione file:  497 KB
DOI:  10.3280/QU2013-002003
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L’articolo studia i recenti andamenti degli investimenti diretti all’estero per acquisizioni di terra nell’Africa Sub-Sahariana (ASS), con particolare riferimento agli investimenti per biomasse da biocarburanti e confronta le caratteristiche di questi investimenti con le tendenze generali in altri settori e continenti. L’ASS, continente ricco di terra non coltivata e a buon prezzo, attira molte acquisizioni soprattutto legate a colture per biocarburanti; ma questo crescente interesse non è privo di rischi. Le nostre stime suggeriscono che l’interesse degli investitori esteri verso acquisizioni di terra legate al settore dei biocarburanti è guidato da obiettivi di resource-seeking in quanto l’abbondanza di terra e acqua e un livello basso di governance dei diritti della terra risultano determinanti significative di questi investimenti

Keywords: IDE, Accaparramento di terre, Biocarburanti, Africa

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