What’s in a right? : the liberalisation of gold mining and decentralisation in Burkina Faso

Abstract: In Burkina Faso, municipal governments have become strategic actors for the arbitration of mining claims. Since their role and responsibilities are not defined within the Mining Code, a playing field for clientelist relations has opened up.

Author(s): Côte, Muriel

Source(s): , LDPI working paper; 25 20 p., ill., tab LDPI working paper 25

Published: 2013 Erasmus university. International institute of social studies (ISS)]. Land deal politics initiative (LDPI), [The Hague (English

ISBN/ISSN: /

Link: http://www.plaas.org.za/sites/default/files/publications-pdf/LDPIWP25cote.pdf

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