Authority Over Forests: Empowerment and Subordination In Senegal's Democratic Decentralization

Jesse C Ribot

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Politics of Possession
Subtitle of host publicationProperty, Authority and Access to Natural Resources
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)9781405196567
StatePublished - Mar 17 2010


  • Action of NGO (DGL Felo) - civic education for rural councils and rural populations
  • Authority over forests - empowerment and subordination in Senegal's democratic decentralization
  • Decentralization - redistribution of power, central government and actors lower in hierarchy
  • Forestry decentralization in Nambaradougou
  • Local Forestry Brigade Chief, Matar Koulibaly
  • Nambaradougou Forestry Brigade chief - forestry for Nambaradougou and rural communities
  • Progressive new decentralization laws of 1998
  • Senegal's decentralization laws - PCR of Nambaradougou, managing forests in jurisdiction
  • Signing in Nambaraduougou - coercion of Weex Dunx
  • Sub-prefect, Sasoumane Dioup

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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