The Politics of Decentralization : Forests, People and Power

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Colfer, Carol J. Pierce; Capistrano, Doris Publisher: Earthscan, London Etc. (English) Description: EDOC is Partial preview A workshop on decentralization, federal systems of forestry, and national forest programmes was held in Interlaken, Switzerland, in April 2004, bringing together more than 160 participants from 51 countries, representing over 70% of the global… Read More

Devolution As a Threat to Democratic Decision-Making in Forestry? : Findings from Three States in India

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Sarin, Madhu; Singh, Neera M.; Sundar, Nandini; Bhogal, Ranu K. Publisher: Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London (English) Description: The conflict between the state devolution policy of Joint Forest Management and the exercise of democratic local control over forest management in India is examined with regard to livelihood and forest quality improvement.… Read More