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Decentralization of natural resource governance

S. Joshie

Decentralization of natural resource governance

a case study from an Indian village

by S. Joshie

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Published by Foundation for Ecological Security in Anand .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
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LC Control Number2011323348

The authors make the case for reaching beyond decentralization to promote adaptive governance that serves local priorities, but through interactions with local, district, national and global governance structures. The book focuses on the governance of common pool resources such as forests, wildlife, water, carbon and pasture resources in both. Decentralization or decentralisation (see spelling differences) is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.. Concepts of decentralization have been applied to group dynamics and management science in private businesses and organizations.

The Politics of Decentralized Natural Resource Governance A s human populations and their demands on natural resources continue to grow, citizens and offi cials from around the world search ever more intensely for effective solutions to envi-ronmental problems. Various factors conspire to make natural resources diffi cult to govern well. Natural Resource Charter (2nd ed.) The Charter is a set of principles for governments and societies on how to best harness the opportunities created by extractive resources for development. It is not a recipe or blueprint for the policies and institutions countries must build, but instead provides the ingredients successful countries have used.

sustainable resource-use [28, 29]. The potential for advances in resource governance is reflected in a broad body of literature which supports the drive for decentralization by demonstrating that natural resource management is most effective when local users participate in rule-making and enforcing. Ribot was joined by several other experts on natural resource management and governance at "Decentralization and Democratization of Natural Resource Management," an Ap , event examining the results of several studies in WRI's Representation, Equity, and Environment working paper series, which sought to determine how developing countries' efforts to decentralize and democratize natural resource management .


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Decentralization of management of natural resources is often promoted as a means to encourage better and more responsive NRM. Two chapters in this volume examine this strategy.

One of them focuses on a study Decentralization of natural resource governance book the decentralization process in Vietnam’s uplands, while the other discusses how application of Elinor Ostrom’s ideas on. This chapter reviews the literature on natural resource decentralization with an emphasis on forests in developing countries.

This literature can be located at the intersection between discussions of good governance and democracy, development, and poverty alleviation, on the one hand, and common property resources, community-based resource management, and local resource rights, on the Cited by: From a common-pool resource framework, studies about decentralization focus on the importance of local rights, as well as land tenure, access to natural resources, and community management [ This study aims to analyze the implications of democratic or political and administrative or fiscal decentralization in the downward accountability, participatory and deliberative democracy to shape the urban governance of natural resources, facilities, infrastructure, : José G.

Vargas-Hernández. In this thought-provoking book, the first in a new series on Innovations in Governance, experts in government and public management trace the evolution and performance of decentralization concepts.

Summarizes case studies on decentralization of natural resource management in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam. It analyzes the type and extent of decentralization and outcomes people and surrounding ecosystems. Decentralization involves a combination of promoting subnational governance structures, local elections, and local management of natural resources.

From: Handbook of Safeguarding Global Financial Stability,   In book: Beyond Structural Adjustment, pp and fisheries in order to improve local development and natural resource management.1 Under the rubric of “decentralization.

The Contribution of Institutional Theories to Explaining Decentralization of Natural Resource Governance. Society & Natural Resources: Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 2 Democratic Decentralization of Natural Resources powers is empty. Most decentralization reforms only establish one or the other.

A partial explanation is that many central government agents fear, and therefore block, decentralization. Natural resource governance is critical for linking poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource use.

This book brings together authors from various disciplines with extensive field. Estimates suggest that decentralisation is currently being pursued in over 80 per cent of developing countries worldwide. For many people, local government is the part of government that most directly impacts on their lives, particularly via the provision of local services like water, sanitation, primary education and primary healthcare.

Natural resource governance is critical for linking poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource use. This book brings together authors from various disciplines with extensive field experience to promote an integrative understanding of cross-scale and adaptive governance in Africa and Latin America.

Abstract. This chapter reviews the literature on natural resource decentralization with an emphasis on forests in developing countries. This literature can be located at the intersection between discussions of good governance and democracy, development, and poverty alleviation, on the one hand, and common property resources, community-based resource management, and local resource.

Various factors conspire to make natural resources difficult to govern well. First, since many larger scale natural resources can be common pool resources, they pose different—and arguably more difficult—challenges to governance than private or public goods.

Second, the use of natural resources can produce significant externalities. Decentralization in Indonesia that started in through fiscal decentralization has brought about various impact to the local and central government relationship.

In terms of financing, the local government with rich natural-resources seem to have little objection for the fiscal. In this thought-provoking book, the first in a new series on Innovations in Governance, experts in government and public management trace the evolution and performance of decentralization concepts, from the transfer of authority within government to the sharing of power, authority, and responsibilities among broader governance institutions.

Book Description. Decentralization is sweeping the world and having dramatic and far-reaching impacts on resource management and livelihoods, particularly in forestry. This book is the most up-to-date examination of the themes, experiences and lessons learned from decentralization worldwide.

weaknesses in the subnational governance of resource revenues is vital to fighting the determinism of the resource curse. Furthermore, that the specific context for the practice of political decentralization in resource-rich federations is a principal factor in determining how natural resource wealth is managed.

Natural resource management, or natural resources management, (NRM) is the management of natural resources such as land, water, soil, plants and animals, with a particular focus on how management affects the quality of life for both present and future generations (stewardship).

Natural resource management deals with managing the way in which people and natural landscapes interact. Decentralization of Governance: Concepts & Forms. Introduction. Decentralization has been applied on a large scale since the s as an effective strategy in the field of administrative development amid democracy expansion, especially at the local levels of governance.This report presents preliminary findings and recommendations from research on natural resources in decentralisation efforts around the world.

The findings derive from WRI's (World Resources Institute) Accountability, Decentralisation, and Environment Comparative Research Project in Africa, and cases presented at the WRI-organised Conference on Decentralisation and Environment in Bellagio.governing natural resource management (NRM).

This restructuring has taken place in the context of ongoing efforts at economic reform and decentralization in various countries. Deliberate policy interventions by the state and donor agencies, initiatives by voluntary agencies and local.