Is decentralization a reliable means of increasing equity?

Abstract: This paper evaluates the effects of decentralization of natural resource management in Africa and Asia on: (1) equity between localities; (2) equity in the rights between community and national decision-makers; (3) political equity within communities; and (4) economic equity within communities.

Author(s): Poteete, Amy R.

Source(s): , 26 p.

Published: 2004 Indiana university. Digital library of the commons (DLC)], [Bloomington, IN (English



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