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‘‘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. '
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