Legal bases for the management of forest resources as common property

by John W. Bruce

Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome

Written in English
Published: Pages: 133 Downloads: 834
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  • Natural resources, Communal -- Management.,
  • Natural resources, Communal -- Law and legislation.,
  • Right of property.,
  • Dispute resolution (Law),
  • Community forests -- Law and legislation.,
  • Forest policy.,
  • Forest management -- Law and legislation.,
  • Customary law.,
  • Tenure systems -- Law and legislation,
  • Common property -- Law and legislation,
  • Land conflicts

Edition Notes

Statementby John W. Bruce.
SeriesCommunity forestry note -- 14.
ContributionsForests, Trees and People (Program)., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations., University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 133 p. ;
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16010357M

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