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Effectiveness of decentralisation reforms in the Philippines's forestry sector

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dc.contributor.author Balooni, Kulbhushan
dc.contributor.author Pulhin, Juan M.
dc.contributor.author Inoue, Makoto
dc.date.accessioned 2015-04-21T10:46:52Z
dc.date.available 2015-04-21T10:46:52Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2259/364
dc.description.abstract Decentralised reforms and political conditions in the Philippines present an ideal environment for forest management by recognising the land entitlements of upland and indigenous communities and promoting the involvement of local government units. By assessing whether current conditions-policies, institutions, and programmes - are conductive to effective decentralisation, this study examines the present state of decentralisation in the forestry sector of the Philippines. By analysing case studies conducted in Nueva Vizcaya Province, it also attempts to answer a broader question: when is decentralisation a success and when is it a failure? A number of uncertainities are revealed, along with various issues that hamper decentralisation and that are interrelated and reinforce one another in much the same way as they have done over the past decade. The study highlights the need for caution when increasing the involvement of government at different levels as it affects the pace of decentrali... en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier: Geoforum en_US
dc.subject Community-based forest management en_US
dc.subject Decentralised forest management en_US
dc.subject Local Government Units en_US
dc.subject Local livelihoods en_US
dc.subject People's Organizations en_US
dc.subject The Philippines en_US
dc.title Effectiveness of decentralisation reforms in the Philippines's forestry sector en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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