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Prosperity in Rural Africa? addresses questions related to tracking economic development in poor rural areas in the face of scarce data. The chapters collect insights and experience into the dynamics of rural societies in Tanzania, demonstrating that economic data can render development in these regions invisible.

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Prosperity in Rural Africa? addresses questions related to tracking economic development in poor rural areas in the face of scarce data. The chapters collect insights and experience into the dynamics of rural societies in Tanzania, demonstrating that economic data can render development in these regions invisible.
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Dan Brockington directs the Sheffield Institute of International Development at the University of Sheffield. He studied for his thesis at UCL with Kathy Homewood and has worked on aspects of natural resource management and livelihood change in East Africa based on long term fieldwork in remote locations. He has recently published (with Peter Billie Larson) The Anthropology of Conservation NGOs (Palgrave, 2018). Christine Noe is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Dar es Salaam. She trained for her PhD at the University of Cape Town where she graduated in 2009. Her research and teaching are mostly on conservation and development politics, land tenure and rights, and rural livelihood changes. She has held fellowships with the Five College Young African Scholars program (University of Massachusetts), All Africa House (University of Cape Town), and the Visiting African Fellowship (University of Cambridge). Christine believes that strong collaborations are the foundation on which solid African scholarship can be supported.