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The Messy Actualities of Resource Governmentality: The Case of Tanzania’s SAGCOT Initiative

Title
The Messy Actualities of Resource Governmentality: The Case of Tanzania’s SAGCOT Initiative
Speaker(s)
Speaker: Dr Stefan Ouma # University of Frankfurt
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Date and Time
27th Sep 2017 16:00 - 27th Sep 2017 17:30
Location
Seminar Room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, EH8 9LD
URL
http://www.cas.ed.ac.uk/events/seminar_series/2017_2018/the_messy_actualities_of_resource_governmentality_the_case_of_tanzanias_sagcot_initiative

This paper makes sense of the history and frictional implementation of Tanzania’s Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor Initiative by advancing the notion of resource governmentality, referring to the historically specific rationalities, programmes and technologies of government through which nature and labor are envisioned, strategized on, rendered technical and economized as resources. 

The Messy Actualities of Resource Governmnentality: The Case of Tanzanias SAGCOT Initiative