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Hannu Biyu Ke Tchudu Juna - Strength in Unity: A case study from Takiéta, Niger
This paper traces the sequence of events from the project's inception in 1995 to the establishment of a joint forest management plan in 1999. The process in on-going as communities prepare to implement their management system.
In much of Africa, rural populations depend on access to common property resources such as rangelands and forests for their livelihoods. Securing local rights of access to and management of such resources against encroachment or alienation by national or international actors is key to protecting the livelihoods of local people.
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Securing the commons