Decentralization and community forest management in Burkina Faso : constraints and challenges

Abstract: This study examines the constraints of a decentralizing, participatory forest management program in Burkina Faso. Forest management groups found their authority weakened by limited local competence and a lack of transparency and accountability.

Author(s): Coulibaly-Lingani, P.

Source(s): , International forestry review; vol. 13, no. 4 p. 476-486 International forestry review vol. 13, no. 4

Published: 2011 Commonwealth forestry association (CFA)], [Oxford etc. (English

ISBN/ISSN: /1465-5489

Link: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/cfa/ifr/2011/00000013/00000004/art00008?token=00531c93c5d263654b586720297d7634447b3a7b5f7a3838767c316d3f6a4b4b6e6e42576b642738b05

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