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1. The East coast of South America is overpopulated
2. The government wants to cut down the trees to provide space for new towns

Effects of resettlement

1. Large areas of the rainforest are cut down
2. Extra roads have to be built when setting up infrastructure

Social and Political
1. Relieves population pressure on the East coast
2. Diseases spread to the indigenous people and they have to move to the big cities

1. Opening up of the rainforest encourages economic development therefore earning more money
2. Provides jobs