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U4 Issue | 2016

Specialised anti-corruption courts: A comparative mapping

Frustration with the capacity of the ordinary machinery of justice to deal adequately with corruption has prompted many countries to develop specialised anti-corruption institutions. While anti-corruption agencies with investigative and/or...
Sofie Arjon Schütte, Matthew C. Stephenson (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2016:7) 28 p
Report in External Series | 2014

Building Blocks for Peace An Evaluation of the Training for Peace in Africa Programme

The Training for Peace in Africa  programme (TfP) was initiated in 1995 and has been fully funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is implemented to five partners...
Elling N. Tjønneland,Torunn Wimpelmann, Anna Paterson, Chris Albertyn, David Fleming, Alice Hills (2014)
Oslo: Norad (Evaluation Department no. 6/14) 137 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2012

Local government revenue mobilisation in Anglophone Africa

This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilization in Anglophone Africa with an emphasis on urban settings. Specific revenue instruments and their effects on economic efficiency, income distribution...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Kari Heggstad (2012)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2012:6) 38 p.
U4 Issue | 2011

Combating illicit financial flows and related corruption in Africa: Towards a more integrated and effective approach

The relationship between anti-money laundering and anti-corruption strategies is a key issue for developing countries. Corruption and money laundering cannot be effectively addressed solely by the specialised agencies mandated to deal with...
Charles Goredema (2011)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2011:12) 31 p.
Report in External Series | 2008

Managing Aid Exit and Transformation. Lessons from Botswana, Eritrea, India, Malawi and South Africa. Synthesis Report

What are the consequences in the recipient countries, when donor countries close down their bilateral aid programmes? Are exit practices consistent with established principles of partnership and mutuality in development...
Anneke Slob and Alf Morten Jerve (2008)
Stockholm: Sida/Norad/ Danida/ Netherland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs 222 p.
Edited Book | 2008

Out of Poverty. Comparative Poverty Reduction Strategies in Eastern and Southern Africa

Poverty reduction has been a long-standing concern of all African countries since independence. This focus is also reflected in the policies of the international donor community, including the twin International...
Flora L. Kessy and Arne Tostensen ( Eds.) (2008)
Dar es Salaam: Mkuki na Nyota Publishers Ltd 188 p.
Report in External Series | 2008

Managing Aid Exit and Transformation. Botswana Country Case Study. On CD-Rom

Jan Isaksen (2008)
Stockholm: Sida/Norad/ Danida/ Netherland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Joint Donor Evaluation)
Book Chapter | 2008

Comparing Poverty Reduction Strategies in Eastern and Southern Africa

This concluding chapter compares the poverty reduction strategies of six sub-Saharan African countries (Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia). Three of them, i.e. Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia, are Heavily Indebted...
Flora L. Kessy and Arne Tostensen (2008)
in Flora L. Kessy and Arne Tostensen (Eds.): Out of Poverty. Comparative Poverty Reduction Strategies in Eastern and Southern Africa. Dar es Salaam: Mkuki na Nyota Publisher pp. 162-182
Book Chapter | 2008

Poverty Reduction in Eastern and Southern Africa: An Introduction

This introductory chapter sets the stage for country-specific analyses of poverty reduction strategies by two different categories of countries: Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) and non-HIPCs. It lists the parameters...
Arne Tostensen and Flora L. Kessy (2008)
in Flora L. Kessy and Arne Tostensen (Eds.): Out of Poverty. Comparative Poverty Reduction Strategies in Eastern and Southern Africa. Dar es Salaam: Mkuki na Nyota Publisher pp. 1-9
Commissioned Report | 2007

Benefit streams from mining in Botswana, Namibia, Mali and Tanzania. Lessons from studies conducted in 2005

The main objective of this brief report is to present the lessons learned and the main findings from six case studies of large scale mining operations in four African countries....
Siri Lange (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 15 p. (Commissioned by the World Bank. Limited circulation.)
Commissioned Report | 2007

Land tenure and mining in Tanzania.

This study is commissioned by the World Bank as part of the bank's initiative to build capacity in governance and benefit streams management in selected African and Asian countries. The...
Siri Lange (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 36 p. (Commissioned by the World Bank. Limited circulation.)
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2006

Botswanas suksesshistorie

Jan Isaksen (2006)
Bergens Tidende 24.03.2006
Journal Article | 2006

"A second Liberation": Lobbying for Women's Political Representation in Zambia, Botswana and Namibia

The article looks at the efforts of women's movements in southern Africa to claim a stake in formal politics as an avenue to pursue their specific demands. After decades of...
Gisela Geisler (2006)
in Journal of Southern African Studies vol. 32 no. 1 March pp. 69-84
Book Chapter | 2006

Botswana

Jan Isaksen (2006)
in Oljespill: Jakten på Afrikas Svarte Gull. Fellesrådets Afrikaårbok 2007. Oslo: Fellesrådet for Afrika/Solidaritet forlag pp. 214-215
Commissioned Report | 2005

WTO/GATS and Economic Development: Key to "the New Economy"

The major objective of the Programme WTO/GATS and Economic Development: Key to "the new economy" is to produce new theoretical and empirical insights on how changes in technology and liberalisation...
Arne Wiig (2005)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 18 p.
CMI Report | 2000

The role of government in growth and income distribution: The case of Botswana

Botswana has experienced one of the highest growth rates in the world over the past three decades. Growth can, however, be attributed to a long-lived diamond sector boom and the...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2000:7) 31 p.
Report in External Series | 2000

Making government smaller and more efficient: The Botswana case

(Evaluation Report 6/2000)
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås and Abdalla Gergis (2000)
Oslo: MFA 43 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1999

The institutional impact of aid dependence on recipients in Africa

Heavy aid dependence can have significant effects on institutions and governance. In Botswana, Mauritius, Korea and Taiwan, high levels of aid reinforced local capacity, enabling them to 'graduate' from most...
Deborah Bräutigam and Kwesi Botchwey (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1999:1) 39 p.
Commissioned Report | 1998

Managing good fortune: Macroeconomics management and the role of aid in Botswana

(Evaluation Report 6.98)
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås et al. (1998)
Oslo: MFA vol. 6.98
Commissioned Report | 1996

NORAD's support to the Remote Area Development Programme (RADP) in Botswana. An evaluation report

(Evaluation Report 1.96)
Johan Helland et al. (1996)
Oslo: MFA 0 p.