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Muriel Côte’s paper on citizenship and forest decentralisation in Burkina Faso

The paper examines how the “politics of belonging” that is expressed through claims of autochthony, relates to citizenship.

Burkina Faso

Muriel Côte: Community-based citizenship: Autochthony and land claim politics under forest decentralization in Burkina Faso, Geoforum, 2019

The paper is part of a special issue in the journal Geoforum on land claims in Africa under the direction of Lotje de Vries, Gemma van der Haar and Mathjis van Leeuwen.

Picture: Muriel Côte