The central hypothesis of this paper is that presence of social capital is a necessary precondition for the management of NRM conflicts, and for sustainable management and use of common pool resources at the local level. This paper examines the different types of conflicts over the use and management ofnatural resources, and determines the role, strengths, and limits of social capital in managing NRM conflicts.
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Sanginga, P; Kamugisha, R.; Martin, A. The Dynamics of Social Capital and Conflict Management in Multiple Resource Regimes: A Case of the Southwestern Highlands of Uganda. Ecology and Society (2007) 12 (1) Article 6, 17 pp.