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CMI Report | 2018

Has recent political unrest affected garment exports from Bangladesh?

According to the World Bank, political unrest in Bangladesh in the first part of 2015 resulted in a loss of 1% of GDP.[1] A previous study by UNDP (2005) estimated...
Arne Wiig (2018)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2018:02) 21 p.
CMI Report | 2017

Rural poverty in Malanje, Angola

This report is part of the research programme “Cooperation on Research and Development in Angola” between Centro de Estudos e Investigação Científica (CEIC) at the Catholic University in Luanda, Angola...
Inge Tvedten, Gilson Lázaro, Eyolf Jul-Larsen, Mateus Agostinho (2017)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2017:1) 36 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Violence against women in the context of urban poverty in Angola

Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing out in the context of urban...
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen, Margareth Nangacovie (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Acting jointly on behalf of women? The cross-party women’s caucus in Malawi

Despite an increase in the number of countries that have adopted women’s caucuses in sub-Saharan Africa, there is still little empirical knowledge about how they operate and under which conditions...
Asiyati Chiweza, Vibeke Wang, Ann Maganga (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 8) 4 p.
Report in External Series | 2016

A transparent and accountable judiciary to deliver justice for all

A transparent and accountable judiciary to deliver justice for all » U4 Corruption is hampering the delivery of justice globally. People perceive the judiciary as the second most corrupt public service,...
Sofie Arjon Schütte, Paavani Reddy, Liviana Zorzi (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
Book | 2016

Anti-Corruption Strategies in Fragile States

Aid agencies increasingly consider anti-corruption activities important for economic development and poverty reduction in developing countries. In the first major comparative study of work by the World Bank, the European...
Jesper Stenberg Johnsøn (2016)
Edward Elgar Publishing 296 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2012

Is oil-rich Angola a development success?

Ten years after the end of its civil war, Angola, which is heading to the polls Friday, has been transformed into a regional African power with a strong economy, but...
Arne Wiig and Ivar Kolstad (2012)
CNN 30.08.2012
CMI Report | 2008

"How can the Elections Help us Quell Hunger?" Mid-Term Review of Norwegian Support to UNDP's Trust Fund for Civic Education

This report is the mid-term review of UNDPs trust fund for civic education in Angola. The trust fund was set up in late 2006, with support from the embassies of...
Aslak Orre and Christian Larssen, with inputs from Manolo Sánchez (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2008: 10) 38 pp p.
Sudan Report | 2008

Can the Sudan Achieve the MDGs Given its Past and Present Expenditures Allocation Patterns?

In recent years there has been enormous concern about whether or not the Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) and non-HIPCs will be able to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)....
Medani Mohmed Ahmed (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Report SR 2008: 2)
Sudan Working Paper | 2008

Communal Land Rights and Peace-Building in North Kordofan: Policy and Legislative Challenges

Land policies are of fundamental importance to the wellbeing of and the economic opportunities open to rural people, good governance, and peaceful coexistence. Therefore, land policy and analysis of specific...
Mustafa Babiker (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2008: 3) 14 p.
U4 Brief | 2007

Achieving Success and Avoiding Failure in Anti-Corruption Commissions: Developing the Role of Donors

Anti-corruption Commissions (ACCs) have, with one or two exceptions, been a disappointment both to the people of developing countries and to their development partners. As the 2005 UNDP report on...
Robert Williams, Alan Doig (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2007:1) 4 p.
Report in External Series | 2007

Peace Processes and Statebuilding: Economic and Institutional Provisions of Peace Agreements

This report originates in the growing international engagement in statebuilding and postconflict reconstruction during the past decade. The 2005 Paris declaration of the OECD referred to an emerging international consensus...
Astri Suhrke, Torunn Wimpelmann and Marcia Dawes (2007)
World Bank and UNDP pp. 1-60
CMI Brief | 2007

A Promising Experience: Building Peace through Community Development

Mainstream peacebuilding approaches tend to assume that a conflict settlement must be in place before the process of social and economic development can begin. Humanitarian rather than development aid is...
Ingrid Samset (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 6 no. 3) 4 p.
CMI Report | 2006

Evaluation of the UNDP/UNOPS Peacebuilding and Community Development Project in Ituri, the Democratic Republic of Congo

Building peace through community development was the key idea of the evaluated project in the war-torn Ituri district of the DRC from 2003 onwards. The planning of the project did...
Ingrid Samset and Yvon Madore (2006)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2006: 20) 86 p.
CMI Report | 2005

Governance Interventions in Post-war Situations: Lessons Learned

This report addresses governance issues in post-war situations as these are dealt with in three sets of literature: - the growing case-based knowledge arising from the experience in internationally-assisted transitions...
Vibeke Wang, Astri Suhrke and Elling N. Tjønneland (2005)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2005: 1) 22 p.
Report in External Series | 2004

Reclaiming the fields of war: Mainstreaming mine action in development

This study was commissioned by the UNDP Mine Action Team in response to increasing demands from mine-affected countries and donor governments for guidance on the development dimension of mine action....
Jan Isaksen and Kristian Berg Harpviken (2004)
Oslo/New York: International Peace Research Institute / United Nations Development Programme 110 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2003

Responsiveness to the concerns of the poor and accountability to the commitments to poverty reduction

Taking its cue from the poverty-reduction thrust of the Millennium Development Goals, this paper proposes an analytical framework for answering the fundamental question: How can we increase the responsiveness of decision-makers...
Siri Gloppen, Lise Rakner and Arne Tostensen (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2003:9) 25 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2002

Urban dimensions of donors' poverty-reduction strategies

This paper examines the extent to which the poverty-reduction strategies of selected multilateral and bilateral donors incorporate an urban poverty dimension. Key policy documents of multilaterals such as the World...
Arne Tostensen (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2002:5) 17 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2001

A balanced view of development as freedom

Amartya Sen, in his most recent book Development as Freedom, argues that expansion of human freedom should both be viewed as the primary end and the principle means of development....
Bertil Tungodden (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:14) 22 p.
CMI Report | 1997

Social action and microcredit funds in the Malawi: A pilot study

This study forms part of the output of a consultancy on Social Development Funds in Zimbabwe and Malawi commissioned from Chr. Michelsen Institute by the African Development Bank. It describes,...
Richard Moorsom and BMG Ltd. (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:8) 80 p.