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Quand les inégalités régulent la pression sur les ressources forestières: Une comparaison entre deux sites dans la région SAVA, Nord-Est de Madagascar


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  • Jérôme Ballet


  • Mahefasoa Randrianalijaona

    (Fonds pour la Recherche en Ethique Economique)


This 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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Paper provided by Fonds pour la Recherche en Ethique Economique in its series Working Papers with number 42010.

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Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: 2010
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Handle: RePEc:fet:wpaper:42010

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Keywords: Community-based management; inequalities; forest; Madagascar;

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