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Sudan Brief | Jul 2020
Any success achieving Sustainable Development Goal 2 – zero hunger – relies on sustainable systems for food production and sound agricultural policies. Kassala State in Eastern Sudan is an interesting...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Brief 2020:4) 4 p.
Sudan Brief | Jul 2020
Sudan’s commitment to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 2 – zero hunger – can turn out to be even more challenging than anyone had bargained for. Due to prolonged conflict, environmental...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Brief 2020:3) 4 p.
Sudan Working Paper | Jul 2020
This research discusses the relationship between agricultural development and food security, determinants of supply of (production of food) and demand for (consumption of food) food and determinants of food insecurity...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2020:1)
CMI Report | Jun 2020
Literature Review: Democracy and Human Rights in contemporary Latin America (2015-2020) Trends, challenges, and prospects
Abstract Through a review of scholarly and other well-informed articles as well as media reports, this CMI Report aims to summarize discussions on challenges for democracy and human rights in Latin...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2020:01)
CMI Brief | Jun 2020
Améliorer l’accès à l’aide humanitaire dans les conflits et dans les situations d’urgence complexes a toujours été la plus grande préoccupation pour les acteurs humanitaires. Historiquement l’humanitarisme a été conduit...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2020:06) 4 p.
U4 Brief | Jun 2020
With the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, development aid and donor agencies face new challenges. They have to deliver essential products and financial assistance in a short time frame to...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2020:10)
CMI Brief | May 2020
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2020:04) 6 p.
U4 Report | Mar 2020
Submission to the UK Parliament International Development Committee “Effectiveness of UK Aid Inquiry”, 2020
Corruption in its various guises is well established as an impediment both to aid effectiveness and broader development goals: this is why anti-corruption efforts are a core aspect of official development...
Presented at: International Development Committee, House of Commons, UK
CMI Insight | Mar 2020
In recent years, China has significantly increased its development interventions. China is now among the major providers of aid to Africa. Foreign aid has become an important tool in the...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight 2020:1) 8 p.
U4 Brief | Mar 2020
It is critical to continue a strong stance against corrupt practices during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Anti-corruption procedures and systems of accountability will ensure that development aid is...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2020:6)
U4 Brief | Mar 2020
Maintenir la lutte contre la corruption durant la réponse à l’épidémie du Covid-19 s’avère essentiel. Mettre en place des procédures ainsi que des systèmes permettant de rendre compte des décisions...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2020:7)
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Mar 2020
Twenty years with anti-corruption. Part 2. Fighting the ‘seven deadly thins’ – starting the DFID journey
DFID’s experience between 1997 and 2010 saw a fundamental shift in the accepted role of a development agency and unique innovations in anti-corruption thinking and operations. The years would also...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Practitioner Experience Note 2020:2)
Report in External Series | Feb 2020
The evaluation has looked at Norway's engagement in South Sudan during the period 2011-2018 (with a look back to 2005). The evaluation has assessed the effects of the total Norwegian...
Oslo: Norad (Evaluation Reports no. Report 3/2020) 130 p.
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2020
The UAE’s Humanitarian Diplomacy: Claiming State Sovereignty, Regional Leverage and International Recognition
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) became the world’s third-largest donor of humanitarian aid relative to Gross National Income in 2016. The country was among the top five humanitarian assistance state-donors...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2020:1) 11 p.
Edited Book | 2019
Analysing political corruption as a distinct but separate entity from bureaucratic corruption, this timely book separates these two very different social phenomena in a way that is often overlooked in...
Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishers Ltd. c 200 p.
Book Chapter | 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
CMI Brief | 2019
Turkey has become a major global humanitarian actor. They have been widely engaged in Somalia and Syria, Pakistan and Myanmar and hosts the world’s largest number of refugees with more...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2019:08) 5 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2019
This paper assesses determinants of crop market participation among smallholder farmers in Tanzania, with a focus on transaction cost, asset endowment and cooperatives. The study is based on household survey...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2010:1)
U4 Report | 2019
There are relatively few examples of how artificial intelligence has been deployed in anti-corruption work. Such tools are normally deployed by financial institutions or tax-authorities to uncover money-laundering, fraud, or...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Report 2019:1)
Journal Article | 2019
Exchange asymmetries in individual decision-making have attracted substantial attention from economists since Thaler (1980) referred to the phenomenon that losses are weighted more heavily than gains as an “endowment effect”...
in World Development vol. 115 pp. 269-278