Decentralisation and forest management in Latin America: towards a working model

  title={Decentralisation and forest management in Latin America: towards a working model},
  author={Anne M. Larson},
  journal={Public Administration and Development},
  • A. Larson
  • Published 1 August 2003
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration and Development
The particular characteristics of natural resources make the decentralisation of their management to elected local governments even more complex than the decentralisation of services and infrastructure. Nevertheless natural resources are equally important to rural development concerns in the Third World. Numerous countries have begun to implement policies for some form of decentralisation involving natural resources and the environment and many local governments are already making decisions… 

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