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From colonisation to consultation: Regulating use of a pastoral zone in Samorogouan, Burkina Faso
Are natural resources in the Sahel under threat? There is widespread concern that current management practices, conflict and competition jeopardise the future of natural resources. But this case study shows how growing awareness of pressure on grazing and farming land and how increasing conflicts between different user groups drove local actors to take steps to regulate access and use of these resources.