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In some cases, it is more revolutionary (for example, the former Soviet Union, Bolivia and Indonesia). What now appear effective and efficient decentralized systems took many years to achieve, with many adjustments to unforeseen events along the way. The present is a period of transition in countries such as Russia, Bolivia, Indonesia and Nigeria. The evolution of the distribution of forest administration authorities and responsibilities between central, meso and local levels of government has been part of much broader national processes of balancing authorities and powers in response to shifting goals, needs, resources and political processes.
Administratively and technically weak local governments often hamper monitoring and control of activities in forest reserves – which opens opportunities for local elite or private-sector domination. Thus, legal reforms are not enough: institution-building is also needed. Decentralization of administrative responsibilities without commensurate financial resources creates incentives to manage resources unsustainably and generate revenue to finance local government operations. Even if the central government provides funding, local governments’ incentives to deplete forest resources may be intense if there is uncertainty over forest control.
National forest congresses with broad political support can help to bring different stakeholders together to shape a national vision for forests and a strategy that can be adopted and adapted by the sub-national levels of government, civil society, the private sector and the international community. Capacity, resources, incentives and accountability • • • • • • Effective forest governance appears to depend more upon the capabilities of the managing entities than on any particular form or degree of decentralization or centralization of management functions.