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Politics of Decentralization: Introduction (Manuscript Draft)

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dc.contributor.author Blaser, Jurgen en_US
dc.contributor.author Kuchli, Christian en_US
dc.contributor.author Colfer, Carol J. Pierce en_US
dc.contributor.author Capistrano, Doris en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-31T14:24:32Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-31T14:24:32Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2009-05-06 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2009-05-06 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10535/55
dc.description.abstract "Decentralization processes are taking place in more than 60 countries worldwide. These processes vary by sector, by the discretionary powers transferred to lower levels of governance, by the design and implementation of fiscal and other financial aspects and by degree of social responsibility. These processes are of central importance in political and economic change in all sectors of the economy, including the forest sector. "A few years ago, forestry decentralization was a nonissue for many countries. In the proposals for action of the Intergovernmental Panel on Forests (IPF, 1995-1997) and the Intergovernmental Forum on Forests (IFF, 1997-2000), decentralization is not explicitly mentioned, and it is only indirectly present in the recommendations on participation. Decentralization has become a theme in forestry only since substantial political changes have taken place in many countries. As a matter of fact, governance - of which decentralization is one of the most visible elements today - is a crucial issue in sustainable forest management. It is the quality of governance that may ultimately determine the fate of forest resources in all their aspects - economic, social and ecological." en_US
dc.publisher Earthscan en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Politics of Decentralization: Forests, People and Power: Forests, People and Power en_US
dc.subject forest policy en_US
dc.subject forest management en_US
dc.title Politics of Decentralization: Introduction (Manuscript Draft) en_US
dc.type Book Chapter en_US
dc.type.published unpublished en_US
dc.subject.sector Forestry en_US
dc.identifier.citationpubloc Sterling, VA en_US

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