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Institutions: Design, Formation, and Operations

Sanctioned Quotas vs Information Provisioning for Community Wildlife Conservation in Zimbabwe: A Framed Field Experiment Approach

Herbert Ntuli, Anne-Sophie Crépin, Caroline Schill and Edwin Muchapondwa
We investigate the behavioural responses of resource users to policy interventions like sanctioned quotas and information provisioning. We do so in a context when multiple resources (pastures and wild animal stocks) are connected and could substantially and drastically deteriorate as a result of...
Jan 2019
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Welfare and Environmental Impact of Incentive Based Conservation: Evidence from Kenyan Community Forest Associations

Boscow Okumu and Edwin Muchapondwa
This paper focuses on whether the provision of landless forest-adjacent communities with options to grow appropriate food crops inside forest reserves during early stages of reforestation programmes enable vertical transition of low income households and conserves forests. We consider the welfare...
Aug 2017
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Determinants of Successful Collective Management of Forest Resources: Evidence from Kenyan Community Forest Associations

Boscow Okumu and Edwin Muchapondwa
Participation of local communities in management and utilization of forest resources through collective action has become widely accepted as a possible solution to failure of centralized top down approaches to forest conservation. Developing countries have thus resorted to devolution of forest...
Aug 2017
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