Title

Sin derecho a respirar: una investigación audiovisual sobre los efectos de los agronegocios en el cordon industrial del rio Paraná / Without the Right to Breathe: An Audiovisual Investigation About the Effects of Agro-Business in the Industrial Belt of the Parana River

Home Institution

Brandeis University / Lewis and Clark College

Publication Date

Spring 2015

Program Name

Argentina: Social Movements and Human Rights

Abstract

The purpose of this investigation is to explore the effects of agro-business and the presence of industry along the Paraná River in the province of Santa Fe, Argentina. The growth of the soy industry in Argentina has changed the industrial landscape, resulting in significant negative consequences for the residents of the industrial belt in Santa Fe. We explored these consequences through interviews with residents about how their daily lives have been affected by the presence of industry and brought these interviews together in a short documentary. The documentary begins by explaining the problem, how it began and what policies allowed these industries to develop, and how it has negatively affected the health and daily life of the communities.

Disciplines

Agricultural and Resource Economics | Family, Life Course, and Society | Growth and Development | Inequality and Stratification | Latin American Studies

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