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Journal Article | 2020

Corruption and Anti-Corruption in Environmental and Resource Management

Corruption significantly affects the large majority of countries, and it has negative social and economic impacts. Its impacts on environmental and resource management (ERM) sectors are less well understood. We...
Luca Tacconi, David Aled Williams (2020)
in Annual Review of Environment and Resources vol. 45
Report in External Series | 2019

Building accountable resource governance institutions

Formal institutions are central actors in natural resource governance decisions and a key arena in which policies, laws and regulations ranging from forest concessions to trade in wildlife products are...
David Aled Williams (2019)
Washington D.C.: Targeting Natural Resource Corruption Consortium (TNRC Introductory Overview)
Report in External Series | 2017

Country Evaluation Brief: Malawi

Malawi is one of the world's least developed countries, with a poverty rate that is consistently high compared to other countries in sub-Saharan Africa and declining at a slower pace. The...
Inge Amundsen (2017)
Norad Country Evaluation Brief
Edited Book | 2017

Corruption, natural resources and development: From resource curse to political ecology

Corruption, Natural Resources and Development provides a fresh and extensive discussion of corruption issues in natural resources sectors. Reflecting on recent debates in corruption research and revisiting resource curse challenges...
David Aled Williams, Philippe Le Billon (Eds.) (2017)
Cheltenham and Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing
Journal Article | 2015

Maritime Territorialisation as Performance of Sovereignty and Nationhood in the South China Sea

The South China Sea (SCS) is a conflict‐ridden international arena of rivalry between China, the USA, India, and the other ASEAN countries over sovereignty, resources and security. In this geopolitical...
Edyta Roszko (2015)
in vol. 21 no. 2 pp. 230-249
U4 Issue | 2015

Corruption and state-corporate crime in fisheries

This U4 Issue paper describes corruption in the fisheries sector through the lens of state-corporate crime. It presents a case study from Senegal where Russian, European and Asian fishing firms,...
André Standing (2015)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2015:15) 25 p.
Journal Article | 2012

Fishery as a livelihood strategy in Malawi. Analyzing a small LSMS sub-sample

We illustrate how a national household survey can be applied to analyse a subject that requires data from a small sub-sample. Even for small sub-samples meaningful statistical tests can be...
Magnus Hatlebakk (2012)
in Journal of International Development vol. 24 no. 1 pp. 77-87
U4 Brief | 2011

What's the catch? Considering an EITI for fisheries

Lack of transparency in commercial fisheries has been a longstanding issue for those working to promote small-scale fishers’ rights in developing countries. It is a feature of the management of fisheries...
André Standing (2011)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2011:18) 4 p.
Journal Article | 2011

Modernisation narratives and small-scale fisheries in Ghana and Zambia

The desire to modernise African small-scale fisheries has persisted since colonial times. In terms of research into and policy on fisheries, mainstream narratives have depicted fishers and fishing communities as...
Ragnhild Overå (2011)
in Forum for Development Studies vol. 38 no. 3 pp. 321-343
U4 Issue | 2011

Making transparency work in Africa's marine fisheries

Global problems facing the marine fisheries sector, including overfishing and the marginalization of the small-scale sector, are leading to increased international awareness of the need to improve transparency in fisheries governance. This...
André Standing (2011)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2011:11) 35 p.
U4 Brief | 2008

Corruption and Commercial Fisheries in Africa

Heightened competition and considerable illegal fishing by commercial boats, suggest that incentives for corruption in African fisheries are high. Dependence on revenues and investments from foreign countries, as well as...
André Standing (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2008:23) 4 p.
U4 Issue | 2008

Corruption and Industrial Fishing in Africa

Africa's marine resources are increasingly in demand and are gaining in geopolitical importance. Competition between key fishing nations for access and control over marine resources is joined by competition between...
André Standing (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2008:7) 29 p.
U4 Brief | 2008

Corruption in Natural Resource Management - An Introduction

Natural resources often provide fertile ground for corruption. Since a substantial number of partner countries in development cooperation are richly endowed with natural resources, these contexts pose a particular challenge...
Ivar Kolstad, Tina Søreide, Aled Williams (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2008:2) 4 p.
Book Chapter | 2005

When Sisters become Competitors : Coastal Women's Innovative Utilization of Trawler-by-catch in Ghana

This essay tells the story of how by-catch from trawlers arrived as a new opportunity arising from foreign investments in Ghana's fisheries, and the way in which the local fish...
Ragnhild Overå (2005)
in Barbara Neis, Marian Binkley, Siri Gerrard and Maria Cristina Maneschy, eds.: Changing Tides: Gender, Fisheries and Globalization. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing pp. 136-151
CMI Report | 2005

Poverty in Mozambique. Discourse, Analysis and Monitoring. Suggestions for National Stakeholders and the Donor Community

This report was prepared for the Norwegian Embassy in Mozambique and NORAD. Its purpose is to advise the Norwegian and other cooperation authorities on how best to support poverty analysis...
Jan Isaksen, Anette Staaland and Bernhard Weimer (2005)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2005: 9) 114 p.
Commissioned Report | 2004

Opplæring i produksjon og bruk av not i Ghana

Ragnhild Overå og Eyolf Jul-Larsen (2004)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 8 p. (Vurdering av prosjektsøknad v/Nordsjønot AS til NORAD)
Book | 2003

Management, co-management or no management? Major dilemmas in southern African freshwater fisheries. Vol. 1: Synthesis report Vol.2: Case studies

Fisheries in the South Africa Development Community freshwaters are found to function as an economic buffer and as a safety valve for thousands of people moving in and out of...
Eyolf Jul-Larsen, Jeppe Kolding, Ragnhild Overå, Jesper Raakjær Nielsen, Paul van Zwieten (2003)
Rome: Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO fisheries technical paper no. 426/1-2 (2 vols.))
Book Chapter | 2003

Market development and investment "bottlenecks" in the fisheries of Lake Kariba, Zambia.

Ragnhild Overå (2003)
in Jul-Larsen, E., J. Kolding, R. Overå, J. Raakjær Nielsen and P. A. M. van Zwieten: Management, co-management or no-management? Major dilemmas in southern African freshwater fisheries. Case studies . Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization United Nations pp. 202-233
CMI Report | 2003

A joint review of Norwegian - South African development cooperation 1995-2001

This joint review of Norwegian - South African development co-operation was commissioned by the Norwegian Agency for Development Co-operation (NORAD)/the Norwegian Embassy Pretoria and the South African National Treasury. The...
Elling N. Tjønneland and Pundy Pillay (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2003:1) 94 p.