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About Efficiency of Collective Provision of NRM Investments in Burkina Faso

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dc.contributor.author Dutilly-Diane, Celine en_US
dc.contributor.author McCarthy, Nancy en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-31T14:31:30Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-31T14:31:30Z
dc.date.issued 2004 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2004-12-03 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2004-12-03 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10535/682
dc.description.abstract "This paper presents an analysis of the importance of collective action for the realization of Natural Resource Management (NRM) investments and its effect on community-level efficiency in the provision of NRM investments. This study is based on survey data collected in 2002 in 78 villages of northeastern Burkina Faso. The general cooperative capacity of each community is first recovered for any type of collective activity and is then used to explain the probability of a community undertaking reforestation activities and/or stone bunds construction, as well as to explain the efficiency level in the realization of those investments. Empirical results show that greater cooperative capacity indeed increases the likelihood of NRM investments to be undertaken at the community level; however, greater cooperative capacity also appears to lead to inefficient provision of these public goods." en_US
dc.subject IASC en_US
dc.subject resource management en_US
dc.subject collective action en_US
dc.subject investment en_US
dc.subject cooperation en_US
dc.subject public goods and bads en_US
dc.subject surveys en_US
dc.subject community en_US
dc.subject village organization en_US
dc.subject efficiency en_US
dc.title About Efficiency of Collective Provision of NRM Investments in Burkina Faso en_US
dc.type Conference Paper en_US
dc.coverage.region Africa en_US
dc.coverage.country Burkina Faso en_US
dc.subject.sector Social Organization en_US
dc.identifier.citationconference The Commons in an Age of Global Transition: Challenges, Risks and Opportunities, the Tenth Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Common Property en_US
dc.identifier.citationconfdates August 9-13 en_US
dc.identifier.citationconfloc Oaxaca, Mexico en_US
dc.submitter.email yinjin@indiana.edu en_US


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