Institutional bricolage in forest governance
Koning, Jessica de ;  Freie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Politik- und Sozialwissenschaften, Forschungsstelle für Umweltpolitik

Main titleInstitutional bricolage in forest governance
Subtitlelocal responses to governance institutions
Title variationsLocal responses to global standards : the reshaping of environmental governance
AuthorKoning, Jessica de
InstitutionFreie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Politik- und Sozialwissenschaften, Forschungsstelle für Umweltpolitik
No. of Pages20 S.
Edition/VersionDraft version
Classification (DDC)320 Political science
AbstractForest management by small farmers in the Amazon has been facing various institutional
changes as a result of a shift from government to forest governance. Although new
legislation has been designed to create opportunities for local communities and for forest
preservation, the outcome of environmental governance at the local level remains
arbitrary or lacking in effectiveness. By means of case studies in communities in the
Amazon region of both Bolivia and Ecuador, this study reveals the dynamics of policy
implementation at the local level as a result of forest governance. These dynamics
illustrate that forest policy, as only one of the many institutional influences on forest
management in local communities, often being in conflict with local needs, norms and
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FU DepartmentProceedings of the Berlin Conferences on   Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
Year of publication2010
Type of documentConferencepresentation
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Authors commentsE3: Social Drivers of Environmental Change: Policies
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