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From exclusion to participation: turning Senegal's forestry policy around?



From exclusion to participation: turning Senegal's forestry policy around?



World Development Oxford 23(9): 1587-1599



A century of centralized forestry policies has excluded Senegal's forest villagers from charcoal production and marketing. Policies have given access to marketing and labour opportunities to urban-based merchants who hire Guinean migrant labourers. While forest villagers neither produce nor consume charcoal, commercial production is cutting down forests on which villagers rely. In 1993, progressive forestry agents ushered in a new 'participatory' forestry code.

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