Quand les inégalités régulent la pression sur les ressources forestières: Une comparaison entre deux sites dans la région SAVA, Nord-Est de Madagascar
AbstractThis paper examines the role of economic inequalities in natural resources management. It is based on a comparative study between two forest community-based management contracts in the North-east of Madagascar. The study underlines: firstly, that economic inequalities play a role via rules of control set up in the community-based management contract; secondly, that economic inequalities play a role through access to land. In particular, the most unequal site, where access to land is restricted through inheritance, is also the more sustainable one.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Fonds pour la Recherche en Ethique Economique in its series Working Papers with number 42010.
Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: 2010
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Community-based management; inequalities; forest; Madagascar;
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- Q23 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation - - - Forestry
- Q28 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation - - - Government Policy
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