Democratic decentralization in sub-Saharan Africa : its contribution to forest management, livelihoods, and enfranchisement

Abstract: In this article forestry decentralization reforms in sub-Saharan Africa are reviewed to identify progress on the ground. Major constraints to achieving improvements in forest management and livelihood improvement are identified. Efforts at popular participation through devolution are analysed.

Author(s): Ribot, Jesse C.; Lund, J.F.; Treue, T.

Source(s): , Environmental conservation; vol. 37, no. 1 p. 35-44 Environmental conservation vol. 37, no. 1

Published: 2010 Cambridge university press], [Cambridge (English

ISBN/ISSN: /0376-8929


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