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CMI Report | 2018
According to the World Bank, political unrest in Bangladesh in the first part of 2015 resulted in a loss of 1% of GDP. A previous study by UNDP (2005) estimated...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2018:02) 21 p.
CMI Report | 2017
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...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2017:1) 36 p.
CMI Brief | 2016
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...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2016
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...
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 » U4 Corruption is hampering the delivery of justice globally. People perceive the judiciary as the second most corrupt public service,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
Book | 2016
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...
Edward Elgar Publishing 296 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2012
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...
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...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2008: 10) 38 pp p.
Sudan Report | 2008
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)....
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Report SR 2008: 2)
Sudan Working Paper | 2008
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...
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...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2007:1) 4 p.
Report in External Series | 2007
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...
World Bank and UNDP pp. 1-60
CMI Brief | 2007
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...
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...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2006: 20) 86 p.
CMI Report | 2005
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...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2005: 1) 22 p.
Report in External Series | 2004
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....
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...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2003:9) 25 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2002
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...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2002:5) 17 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2001
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....
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:14) 22 p.
CMI Report | 1997
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,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:8) 80 p.