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Une économie de plantation en devenir. L'essor des contrats de planter-partager comme innovation institutionnelle dans les rapports entre autochtones et étrangers en côte d'ivoire


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  • Jean-Philippe Colin
  • François Ruf
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    This paper helps understand the increasing popularity of a new type of contract in the smallholder plantation economy in Ivory Coast : the ?Plant and Share? arrangement. This contract, based on a partnership between autochthons and migrants, provides evidence for the capacity for institutional innovation that has been apparent throughout the development of the smallholder plantation economy. It can be seen as a way of responding to the exhaustion of ?internal frontier institutions? in regulating relations between autochthons and migrants, particularly in a socio-political context that seriously undermines the situation of those who are not autochthonous.

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    Article provided by Armand Colin in its journal Revue Tiers Monde.

    Volume (Year): n°207 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 169-187

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    Handle: RePEc:cai:rtmarc:rtm_207_0169

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    Keywords: Contract; property rights; migration; conflict; cocoa; rubber;


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