skip to primary navigationskip to content

C-EENRG

Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance

Studying at Cambridge

 

‘‘Traditional authority’ linked to rates of deforestation in Africa

last modified Nov 25, 2015 01:09 PM
C-EENRG's Deforestation in Africa Research in the University's Research News Front Page
'New analysis reveals a strong correlation between precolonial institutions in Africa and current levels of deforestation. Researchers suggest that many of these structures still operate at a local level, controlling and exploiting natural resources under the radar of the state, and that such legacies of governance pose a major challenge for implementing conservation policies. '
See more at: http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/traditional-authority-linked-to-rates-of-deforestation-in-africa#sthash.U2MJzf30.dpuf