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Part IIII. TOWARDS EEFFECTIVE INSTITUTIONS Chapter 7. CO-MANAGEMENT AGREEMENTS
Document begins: Part IIII. TOWARDS EEFFECTIVE INSTITUTIONS Chapter 7. CO-MANAGEMENT AGREEMENTS There is no standard co-management agreement, as each must be tailored to its specific subject context and scale, and negotiated with the relevant actors.1 In particular, different types of agreements exist at the local, national and interna- tional level. .each cco- At the local and national levels, agreements may involve local communities, management indigenous peoples` organisations and private enterprises as well as state, provin- cial and territorial authorities, government agencies, research and educational agreement m must b be institutions, international agencies and development cooperation agencies. tailored tto iits International agreements may be multilateral or bilateral and be related to a gen- specific ssubject, eral convention or specific ad hoc situations. Here is a non exhaustive list of the context aand sscale, many forms that agreements can take: and n negotiated w with ad hoc and non legalised pacts (e.g., via traditional ceremonies, public declara- the rrelevant aactors. tions, public handshakes, etc.) among various parties interested in managing a given body of natural resources; written bylaws or customary rules concerning natural resource management, developed cooperatively by local governing bodies, such as village or local councils; 1 Borrini-Feyerabend, 1996; Lawrence, 1996. 234 ...