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Responding to Technologies of ‘Fixing’ ‘Nuisance’ Webs of Relation in the Mozambican Woodlands

  • Ingrid L. Nelson

Abstract

In August 2010 I hurried down the sandy road in a woodland locality in Maganja da Costa District in Zambézia Province, Mozambique. Having just delivered eggs to an ailing friend, I wanted to prepare for a long bicycle journey to a neighbouring povoado1 to investigate several fields where I had heard that a tractor hauling hardwood logs had destroyed a family’s crops. As I passed by the mwene’s house, I noticed that one of the timber bosses, Simão,2 was in the middle of a heated meeting with select régulos (local leaders).3

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Dominican Republic Local Leader Miombo Woodland District Administrator License Area 
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