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The Dangers of Natural Resources Decentralization: Decentralized Forest Management, (Local) Development and the Making of A Big Man in the Dimako Council, Cameroon

@inproceedings{OfoulhastOthamot2011TheDO,
  title={The Dangers of Natural Resources Decentralization: Decentralized Forest Management, (Local) Development and the Making of A Big Man in the Dimako Council, Cameroon},
  author={Gildas Allan Ofoulhast-Othamot},
  year={2011}
}
Throughout the world decentralized experiments in natural resources management are being attempted on the assumption that through the inclusion of those who were formerly excluded - local/rural communities and governments- the management of those resources as well as local/rural living conditions shall be improved. In Cameroon, following the 1994 landmark Forest Law which transferred some powers, resources and responsibilities to local actors, two primary modes of decentralized forest… 
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