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Journal Article | Nov 2019
Acceptability of an economic support component to reduce early pregnancy and school dropout in Zambia: a qualitative case study
Background: Cash Transfer (CT) schemes have become popular poverty reducing measures in many low and middle-income countries. Research indicates that when provided to girls in resource poor settings, cash transfers...
in Global Health Action vol. 12 no. 1
Book Chapter | Oct 2019
A review of the practice and content of ceasefire agreements and provisions in peace agreements. The article include a discussion on the definition of ‘ceasefire’ and related terms, such as...
in Romaniuk, S., Thapa M., and P. Marton: The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Global Security Studies. Cham: Palgrave MacMillan
Journal Article | Sep 2019
Since the mid-1980s, generations of displaced people have sought refuge in the ramshackle buildings that were once the Gaza-Ramallah Hospital, a multi-story hospital complex built by the Palestinian Liberation Organization...
in Public Anthropologist vol. 1 no. 2 pp. 171-193
U4 Brief | Aug 2019
Rising demand for electricity in the Kenyan periphery has created opportunities for corruption. Decentralised solar electricity exists, but those running a business from home using modern appliances need more energy....
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2019:1)
Journal Article | Jun 2019
Vulnerable populations and the right to health: lessons from the Peruvian Amazon around tuberculosis contro
In 2014 the World Health Organization (WHO) launched the “End TB Strategy”, setting new ambitious goals for elimination of tuberculosis (TB). In contrast with previous efforts to control TB, the...
in International Journal for Equity in Health
Journal Article | Jun 2019
This article explores how working women in Sudan's capital negotiate legal constraints placing them under the guardianship of their husbands, imposing strict public dress and behavioral codes upon them, and...
in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society vol. 26 no. 2 pp. 223-244
Journal Article | May 2019
Factors influencing the use of reproductive health care services among married adolescent girls in Dang District, Nepal: a qualitative study
Background: Child marriage is associated with adverse reproductive health outcomes, and the practice is still alarmingly common. Together with efforts to end child marriage, it is essential to provide adequate...
in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth vol. 19 no. 152
CMI Brief | May 2019
Tanzanian citizens continue to have high expectations about the benefits that the country’s emerging petroleum sector will provide them with, yet they possess low knowledge about the sector. Policy makers...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2019:03) 4 p.
U4 Issue | Apr 2019
Beyond the work permit quotas. Corruption and other barriers to labour integration for Syrian refugees in Jordan
In 2016, the Jordanian government began issuing work permits for Syrian refugees through the Ministry of Labor and cooperating labour associations. Despite its successes on some fronts, reliance on intermediaries...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2019:4)
Journal Article | Mar 2019
Policy implementation under stress: Central-local government relations in property tax administration in Tanzania
Inter-organisational cooperation in revenue collection has received limited attention in the tax administration literature. Recent experiences from Tanzania offer a unique opportunity to examine opportunities and challenges facing such cooperation...
in Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction
Journal Article | Jan 2019
In this paper I issue a call for a primary focus on expanding and strengthening alternative, community-based justice systems, as a strategy for securing the full benefits of legal agency...
in The Journal of Development Studies vol. 55 no. 3 pp. 348-365
Report in External Series | Jan 2019
In the Darfur Region of Sudan, patterns of livestock mobility and livelihood systems are continually adapting and transforming themselves in the face of multiple challenges. Earlier studies have shown that...
A Feinstein International Center publication, January 2019
Book | 2018
It has long been debated whether Africa's lack of growth is best explained by the continent's exploitation by the global system, or by internal failures of domestic political leadership, and...
London/New York: Zed Books (African Arguments Book Series,) 216 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2018
On 17 October 1992, as a consultant to the Commission on the Truth for El Salvador, I visited the village of Corinto to collect stories of ‘grave cases of violence’....
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2018:7) 19 p.
CMI Brief | 2018
Improving access to humanitarian aid in conflict and complex emergencies has always been a major concern for policy makers and humanitarian actors. Historically, humanitarianism has been conducted in situations of...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2018:4) 4 p.
Report in External Series | 2018
Research in developing countries demonstrates the importance of life skills for improving a range of outcomes for adolescent girls. These outcomes include improved psychosocial and mental health (e.g., emotional resilience,...
NW Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution (POLICY BRIEF) 12 p.
Journal Article | 2018
Caretakers` acceptability of different delivery mechanisms of Post-discharge Malaria Chemoprevention (PMC) in Zomba, Southern Malawi A qualitative study under the GLOBVAC funded Post-discharge Malaria Chemoprevention Delivery (PMC) study
In malaria endemic countries of sub-Saharan Africa, many children develop severe anaemia due to previous and current malaria infections. After blood transfusions and antimalarial treatment at the hospital they are...
in BMC Health Services Research vol. 18 no. 544
U4 Brief | 2018
More than half of the world's population live in urban areas. The policies and practices of municipal governments are therefore an integral determinant of the extent to which the Sustainable...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2018:2)
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2018
Bangladesh has taken yet another turn on its downwards spiral from democracy to authoritarianism. On 8 February 2018, a Bangladeshi judge convicted opposition leader Khaleda Zia — the nation’s former...
East Asia Forum, 6 March 2018
U4 Issue | 2018
Over the past two decades, advances in information and communication technology (ICT) have transformed the way people access and interact with the information that governments produce and hold. The development...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2018:1)