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Report in External Series | Sep 2020
This report provides an understanding of how temporary governance during major political transitions is structured and how it works in practice. Interim governance arrangements are the exercise of public power...
Stockholm: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (Edinburgh Dialogues on Post-Conflict Constitution Building) 45 p.
Book | Sep 2020
Fishers, Monks and Cadres: Navigating State, Religion and the South China Sea in Central Vietnam, co-published by NIAS Press and the University of Hawai'i Press (Paperback February 2021)
This remarkable and timely ethnography explores how fishing communities living on the fringe of the South China Sea in central Vietnam interact with state and religious authorities as well as...
NIAS Press and the University of Hawai'i Press
CMI Brief | Aug 2020
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2020:09) 6 p.
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Jul 2020
Twenty years with anti-corruption. Part 8. Working with other parts of government … when they don’t want to work with you
Within two years of starting its anti-corruption drive, the UK Department for International Development had secured a number of successes. This was despite having to work with other departments in...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Practitioner Experience Note 2020:8)
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Jun 2020
Twenty years with anti-corruption. Part 5. Money laundering and illicit financial flows – the ‘getaway car’ of corruption
Combatting money laundering and flows of illicit finance is central to the global response to corruption. These are the means by which criminals enjoy the fruits of their wrongdoing. Yet...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Practitioner Experience Note 2020:5)
Report in External Series | May 2020
The purpose of the evaluation is to provide an overall assessment of the extent to which Sida’s model for bilateral research cooperation builds research capacity in low-income countries. The assessment...
Stockholm: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida Evaluation)
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.
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.
Journal Article | Feb 2020
The article addresses the consolidation and rise of the Southern Transitional Council in South Yemen and their push for access to a seat at the table of Yemen’s peace talks....
Forster, Robert. 'Independence or Frontlines: Securing Southern Representation in Yemen's Peace Talks', Babylon: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Midtøstenstudier, Vol. 17, No. 2 (2019), pp. 8-21
Book | Jan 2020
(In Press/October 2020) Fishers, Monks and Cadres: Navigating State, Religion and the South China Sea in Central Vietnam
Copenhagen: NIAS Press 288 p.
Book Chapter | Jan 2020
in Ina Kubbe, Aiysha Varraich: Corruption and Informal Practices in the Middle East and North Africa. Routledge pp. 172-187
Book Review | 2019
Steeped in Heritage: The Racial Politics of South African Rooibos Tea. Ives, Sarah Fleming. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2017
in Anthropology of Work Review vol. 40 no. 2 pp. 127-128
Journal Article | 2019
Currently, around seven million people are affected by migration and displacement to, from, and through Sudan. Nearly one million people are seeking refuge inside Sudan’s borders from neighboring and regional...
in POMEPS Studies : Youth Politics in the Middle East and North Africa. vol. 36
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.
Sudan Brief | 2019
The paradox of federalism and decentralisation in South Sudan: An instrument and an obstacle for peace
A power sharing agreement and the inauguration of a new government in South Sudan has been put to a halt. Disagreement on the number of states and local self-government, security...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Brief 2019:01) 5 p.
U4 Issue | 2019
Asset recovery and illicit financial flows from a developmental perspective: Concepts, scope, and potential
The transfer abroad of assets acquired through corruption deprives developing countries of their domestic resources. Asset recovery offers a path to repatriate ill-gotten gains, but the amounts recovered pale in...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2019:12)
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 Issue | 2019
Due to its economic weight and an increasingly active outreach towards developing countries under the framework of "South-South Cooperation", the People's Republic of China's (PRC) global footprint has become such...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2019:7)
U4 Guide | 2019
UNCAC in a nutshell 2019. A quick guide to the United Nations Convention against Corruption for donor agency and embassy staff
This guide provides an overview of the anti-corruption provisions of the UNCAC, covering criminalisation and preventive measures, international cooperation and asset recovery, as well as the Convention's implementation review mechanism....
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Guide 2019:2)