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CMI Report | 2002

Governance for sustainability? Balancing social and environmental concerns in Harare

The paper examines urban governance in the framework of sustainable urban development. It agrees with most analyses that sustainable settlements embrace social, ecological and economic dimensions. The discussion stresses that...
Amin Y. Kamete (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:12)
CMI Report | 2002

Political Islam in South Asia

This report analyses the growth of political Islam in South Asia (Pakistan, Afghanistan and India's Jammu and Kashmir Province). In Pakistan the failure of parliamentary democracy and the weakening of...
Are Knudsen (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:14)
CMI Report | 2002

Multiparty elections in Africa's new democracies

Why has the electoral process in the newly democratised African states had such limited impacts? How can the continued one-party dominance on the continent be explained despite the reintroduction of...
Lise Rakner and Lars Svåsand (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:7) 34 p.
CMI Report | 2002

A Review of Ireland Aid's Human Rights and Democratisation Scheme

In 1997, Ireland Aid (IA) established a Human Rights and Democratisation (HRD) scheme in order to assist projects outside IA's programme countries. Its broad objective is to assist the development...
Gunnar M. Sørbø, Elin Skaar and Hugo Stokke (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:20) 45 p.
CMI Report | 2002

En vurdering av betalingsbalansestøtte til Bangladesh

Norway has been requested by IMF to provide balance of payment (BOP) support to Bangladesh, which is facing a critical reduction in its foreign exchange reserves. This report, which has...
Arne Wiig (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:3)
Report in External Series | 2002

Collectors, councillors and donors: Local government taxation and state-society relations in Tanzania

Recent debates on taxation and democratisation in poor countries argue that the more a state earns its income through the operation of a bureaucratic apparatus for tax collection, the more...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2002)
(IDS Bulletin vol. 33 no. 3) pp. 21-29
Report in External Series | 2002

Ethiopia 2001: Local elections in the southern region

Siegfried Pausewang and Lovise Aalen (2002)
Oslo: Institutt for menneskerettigheter (Nordem rapport no. 2002:3) 31 p.
Report in External Series | 2002

Judicial independence: A key to justice: An analysis of Latin America in the 1990s

This dissertation is about judicial independence. It deals with two interrelated questions. The first half of the dissertation argues, based on a statistical analysis of 18 Latin American countries, that...
Elin Skaar (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 237 p.
Commissioned Report | 2002

Aid Coordination in Afghanistan

Aid coordination is expected to ensure the more efficient and effective delivery of humanitarian assistance. Presently, a large number of humanitarian actors are operating in Afghanistan, and different groups have established their separate...
Arne Strand (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 24 p.
Commissioned Report | 2002

The organisation of the social development dimension in major aid agencies: Lessons of relevance for the World Bank

(Commissioned by Operations Evaluation Department World Bank. Restricted, limited circulation)
Alf Morten Jerve and Gunn Helen Søfting (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 31 p.
Book Chapter | 2002

Blighting the seeds of democracy: The 2001 local elections in Addis Ababa and the central regions

Lovise Aalen and Siegfried Pausewang (2002)
in Siegfried Pausewang et al. (eds.): Ethiopia since the Derg: A decade of democratic pretension and performance. London: Zed Books pp. 179-200
Book Chapter | 2002

Expressions of control, fear and devotion: The elections in Mekelle and Wukro, Tigray region

Lovise Aalen (2002)
in Siegfried Pausewang et al. (eds.): Ethiopia since the Derg: A decade of democratic pretension and performance. London: Zed Books pp. 83-99
Book Chapter | 2002

Ethiopia: Crisis of state, good governance and the reform of the security sector

Siegfried Pausewang (2002)
in Tobias Debiel with Axel Klein (eds.): State failure, violence and development in crisis regions. London: Zed Books pp. 171-188
Book Chapter | 2002

Ethiopia: Crisis of state, good governance and the reform of the security sector

Siegfried Pausewang (2002)
in Tobias Debiel with Axel Klein (eds.): Fragile peace: State failure, violence and development in crisis regions. London: Zed Books pp. 171-188
Book Chapter | 2002

Shattered promises and hopes: The 2001 local elections in southern region

Siegfried Pausewang and Lovise Aalen (2002)
in Siegfried Pausewang et al. (eds.): Ethiopia since the Derg: A decade of democratic pretension and performance. London: Zed Books pp. 201-229
Book Chapter | 2002

A population resisting local control and intimidation? The elections in Gedeo, southern region

Siegfried Pausewang (2002)
in Siegfried Pausewang et al. (eds.): Ethiopia since the Derg: A decade of democratic pretension and performance. London: Zed Books pp. 119-140
Book Chapter | 2002

Central Africa

This is a profile of the Central African region, published in the 2002-2003 yearbook of the Norwegian Council for Africa (in Norwegian). The article focuses on the war in the...
Ingrid Samset (2002)
in Fellesrådets Afrikaårbok 2002-2003. Oslo: Solidaritet Forlag pp. 256-259
Book Chapter | 2002

Norway's Africa policy

This article provides an overview of Norway's historical relations with Africa to date. It considers the full range of relations, from missionary activities from the mid-1800s, to modern trade, investments...
Arne Tostensen (2002)
in Lennart Wohlgemuth (ed.): The Nordic countries and Africa - old and new relations. Uppsala: Nordic Africa Institute pp. 34-41
Edited Book | 2002

Ethiopia since the Derg: A decade of democratic pretension and performance

The book offers a comprehensive coverage of the Federal Elections in 2000 in addition to extensive research into the trials of human rights abuses committed under the previous regime, land...
Siegfried Pausewang, Kjetil Tronvoll and Lovise Aalen (eds.) (2002)
London: Zed Books 245 p.
Edited Book | 2002

Eroding local capacity. International Humanitarian Action in Africa

Eroding Local Capacity is a critical examination of the interplay between international and local actors operating in the humanitarian arena in Africa. All sides emphasise the need to build local...
Monica Kathina Juma and Astri Suhrke (eds.) (2002)
Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet 203 p.