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Promise, Trust and EvolutionManaging the Commons of South Asia$
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Rucha Ghate, Narpat Jodha, and Pranab Mukhopadhyay

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199213832

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.001.0001

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Decentralization, Devolution, and Collective Action—A Review of International Experience 1

Decentralization, Devolution, and Collective Action—A Review of International Experience 1

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(p.70) 3 Decentralization, Devolution, and Collective Action—A Review of International Experience1
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Promise, Trust and Evolution
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Priya Shyamsundar

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0004

This chapter reviews international evidence on community-based natural resource management in three sectors: forestry, irrigation, and wildlife management. It asks how and in what way decentralized natural resource management has contributed to improved livelihoods and better resource management. It identifies key challenges faced as governments promote resource management through local communities and user groups.

Keywords:   community, natural resource management, devolution, irrigation, forestry, wildlife management, user groups

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