Photo: CMI/Magne Sandnes
18 Dec 2019

Eight new CMI projects get funding from the Research Council of Norway

We woke up to excellent news this morning! CMI has been granted funding for eight new projects from the Research Council of Norway. 

-This exceeds all our expectations. For the second year in a row, we have a very high success rate in the Research Council. I'm extremely proud of our staff and the team work that is behind these projects, says CMI Director Ottar Mæstad.

More information about each project will follow, so keep an eye on our website and our social media to learn more about the topics, people and research questions. But for now, here's the list of our new Research Council projects:

The Cost of Doing Politics: Gender Aspects of Political Violence
Vibeke Wang, project leader.

PluriLand: Theorizing Conflict and Contestation in Plural Land Rights Regimes
Rachel Sieder, Project leader.

The political economy of river sand mining in South Asia: A commodity chain approach
Bert Suykens, Project leader.

Women in Transition: Female Employment and Political Empowerment during the Ethiopian Reform Process
Lovise Aalen, Project leader.

China and the global aid architecture - Understanding China's evolving development assistance
Elling N. Tjønneland, Project leader.

Public Services, Security and the Legacy of Pre-colonial States in Uganda
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Project leader.

Education for Sustainable Job Creation
Espen Villanger, Project leader.

Temporary protection as a durable solution? The "return turn" in asylum policies in Europe
Jessica Schultz, Project leader.