In collaboration with the Nordic Consulting Group, CMI entered in 1999 into a two-year contract with NORAD to assist in the preparation of country specific analyses concerning the macro-economic, social and political context for Norwegian aid to the following countries: Angola (CMI), Bangladesh (CMI), Nepal (NCG), Nicaragua (NCG), Sri Lanka (CMI) and Uganda (NCG). This assignment involves an annual report, comments on Consultative Group meeting documents, and presentations for relevant desk officers in NORAD and MFA.