Project

Fluid discours. A multi-sited ethnography of development aid in the water sector

Duration
01 January 2012 → 30 June 2013
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Economic development, innovation, technological change and growth
    • Applied sociology
Keywords
knowledge development aid water management
 
Project description

The research project observes power/knowledge dynamics in the global network of development actors in the water sector. Data is obtained from multi-sited, multi-level ethnography: at the local level, data was collected from field research in the Inner Niger Delta in Mali; participant observations were conducted within an international NGO and at the headquarters of a multi-lateral agency.