Dar es Salaam: UONGOZI Institute in collaboration with the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) and Economics Department of the University of Dar es Salaam organised a one-day Public Lecture under the theme, “Natural Resources and Industrialisation: Can Gas Jump-Start Structural Change?” on 30th November, 2018.

Delivered by renowned expert and scholar, Dr. John Page, Senior Fellow in the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution, and Country Director for Tanzania at the International Growth Centre, the event brought together policy makers, scholars, industry practitioners and the public to discuss the contemporary trends and issues critical for the industrial transformation of Tanzania and Africa in general.

The lecture is set to form part of an international Massive Open Online Course being prepared by the UNU-WIDER.