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Commodifying Water in Coastal Tanzania: Natural Resource Management and Social Relations, 1926-1937

Published: May 6th, 2016

by Chau Johnson Kelly Abstract Based on a close read of colonial archives from Dar es Salaam, this article examines how the commodification and regulation of water led to friction… Read More

A Close-Up Look of the Malagasy Environmental Law

Published: Mar 21st, 2014

by Diane M. Henkels Abstract This is a study of Malagasy environmental law. The object of this article is to give basic background on Madagascar’s modern positive law and customary… Read More

Une Vue de près du Droit de l’Environnement malgache

Published: Mar 21st, 2014

by Diane M. Henkels Résumé Voici une étude sur le droit de l’environnement malgache. Cet article vise à donner les connaissances de bases sur le droit positif moderne et le… Read More

Evolving Institutional Framework for Community-Based Natural Resource Management in Mozambique: A Case Study from the Choa Highlands

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by Pekka Virtanen Abstract An increased role of local communities in natural resource management has recently been widely advocated as a solution to the problem of environmental degradation in the… Read More

Participatory Natural Resource Management in the Communal Lands of Zimbabwe: What Role for Customary Law?

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by Jennifer Mohamed-Katerere Abstract A widely held assumption about environmental management is that its success is dependent upon its relationship to the political process. This is expressed in the emerging… Read More

The Organizational Structures for Community-Based Natural Resources Management in Southern Africa

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by Bruce Campbell and Sheona Shackleton Abstract Throughout Southern Africa there has been a move to decentralize natural resource management (NRM). Decentralization has taken many forms, resulting in different organizational… Read More

Can We Be Engineers of Property Rights to Natural Resources? Some Evidence of Difficulties from the Rural Areas of Zimbabwe

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by M. K. Luckert Abstract The desire for research to be policy relevant has caused many social science studies to have “engineering” dimensions. With respect to the engineering of property… Read More

Transforming Traditional Institutions for Sustainable Natural Resource Management: History, Narratives and Evidence from Zimbabwe’s Communal Areas

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by Dale Dore Abstract A major question that has emerged from the research and discourse on community-based natural resource management in southern Africa is whether traditional rules comply with generally… Read More