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What are the main challenges facing incipient democratic regimes in the developing world and how can donors best support democratisation in these countries? A recent report from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) argues that incomplete democratisation processes and the predominance of ‘hybrid regimes' pose serious challenges to the sustainability, capacity, responsiveness and effectiveness of democratic institutions.

Lise Rakner

Professor at University of Bergen and Affiliated Research Professor

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