The Social and Organisational Roots of Ecological Uncertainties in Cameroon's Forest Management Decentralisation Model

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The author would like to thank WRI and CARPE/USAID for funding facilities offered to CIFOR-Cameroon in the study of ‘Decentralization, Accountability and the Environment in Cameroon’ in 2001 and 2002. He also extends his thanks to CIFOR-Cameroon Research Assistants Charlotte Kouna Eloundou, Samuel Assembe Mvondo and Samuel Efoua for the empirical data they provided during this social and policy research. The author emphasises that this essay is essentially the result of discussions stimulated by Jesse Ribot. Thanks also go to Anne Larson and the anonymous reviewers for the useful comments they made on the first version of this essay, as well as James Murombedzi of IUCN (Southern Africa Regional Office, Harare, Zimbabwe) for comments provided during the oral presentation of this essay in Bellagio, Italy in 2002.

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Oyono, P. The Social and Organisational Roots of Ecological Uncertainties in Cameroon's Forest Management Decentralisation Model. Eur J Dev Res 16, 174–191 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1080/09578810410001688798

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