Looking for a
CMI publication?

1 - 20 of 21 publications:

U4 Issue | 2020

Pemberantasan korupsi di sektor kehutanan. Pelajaran dari kasus KPK

Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi Indonesia telah berhasil mengadili lebih dari 600 terdakwa kasus korupsi sejak 2004, namun hanya sekitar 5% dari terdakwa yang dituntut atas pelanggaran terkait sektor kehutanan. Pemerintah Indonesia...
Sofie Arjon Schütte, Laode M. Syarif (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2020:17)
U4 Issue | 2020

Tackling forestry corruption in Indonesia. Lessons from KPK prosecutions

The Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission has successfully prosecuted more than 600 defendants in corruption cases since 2004, but only about 5% of these defendants were charged for offences related to...
Sofie Arjon Schütte, Laode M. Syarif (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2020:15)
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
U4 Issue | 2020

Corrupt networks in the Indonesian forestry sector. Politics and pulp in Pelalawan, Riau

In Indonesia, the persistence of illegal logging has long been attributed to corrupt networks involving powerful brokers, private sector entrepreneurs, and local political heads. But how do these networks function,...
Jacqui Baker (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2020:12)
U4 Issue | 2020

Corrupt networks in the Indonesian forestry sector. Politics and pulp in Pelalawan, Riau

In Indonesia, the persistence of illegal logging has long been attributed to corrupt networks involving powerful brokers, private sector entrepreneurs, and local political heads. But how do these networks function,...
Jacqui Baker (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2020:12)
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)
U4 Issue | 2019

Promoting a gender-sensitive approach to addressing corruption in the forestry sector

Corruption in the forestry sector leads to deforestation, with detrimental impacts on society and on women in particular. However, forest governance dominated by men has led to anti-corruption interventions that...
Monica Kirya (2019)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2019:14)
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
Report in External Series | 2015

Basis for Decisions to use Results-Based Payments in Norwegian Development Aid

The aim of this report is to describe how the decisions to use results-based payments in Norwegian development cooperation were made and the considerations that formed the basis for these decisions. The report describes the...
Johan Helland,Ottar Mæstad (2015)
Oslo: Norad (Evaluation Department Report no. 5) 28 p.
Report in External Series | 2015

Experiences with Results-Based Payments in Norwegian Development Aid

The aim of this report is to summarize the experiences from results-based initiatives in Norwegian development cooperation and enhance the knowledge base for future decisions involving results-based payments. The report provides...
Johan Helland,Ottar Mæstad (2015)
Oslo: Norad (Evaluation Department Report no. 4/2015) 34 p.
U4 Issue | 2015

National-level corruption risks and mitigation strategies in the implementation of REDD+ in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: An overview of the current situation

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is one of the first REDD+ target countries due its huge forest ecosystem potential. Since 2011, the country has been creating key pieces...
Samuel Assembe-Mvondo (2015)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2015:9) 30 p.
U4 Issue | 2014

The political economy of REDD+ in Kenya: Identifying and responding to corruption challenges

The government of Kenya, led by the Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, is developing a national REDD+ programme. The success of this initiative will depend in part on...
André Standing, Michael Gachanja (2014)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2014:3) 49 p.
U4 Issue | 2013

Certified integrity? Forest certification and anti-corruption

Forest certification schemes regulate forest exploitation and trade across many countries. In the absence of a multilateral agreement on limiting deforestation, they provide rules to balance the social, economic and...
Tina Søreide, Aled Williams (2013)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2013:1) 20 p.
Journal Article | 2011

Logging the 'Frontier': Narratives of deforestation in the northern borderlands of British India, c. 1850-1940

This paper analyzes the institution of “scientific forestry” in the northern borderlands (“Frontier”) of British India c. 1850–1940. Using archival material from the India Office Records (IOR), the paper traces...
Are Knudsen (2011)
in: Forum for Development Studies, vol. 38 no.3 pp. 299-319
U4 Issue | 2011

Tackling corruption for governing REDD in the Philippines

Forest governance in the Philippines during the post-colonial period has involved protracted efforts to arrest and reverse patterns of overexploitation of forest products and land. Much of this loss is...
Grizelda Mayo-Anda (2011)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2011: 4) 17 p.
U4 Report | 2011

REDD Integrity: Addressing governance and corruption challenges in schemes for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD)

Donor-backed programmes for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) intend to financially reward individuals, communities and countries that cut carbon emissions from forests as part of a global...
Peter Bofin, Mari-Lise du Preez, André Standing, Aled Williams (2011)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Report 2011:1) 79 p.
U4 Brief | 2010

Forest governance in Congo: Corruption rules?

Innovative management of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) forests is an international priority. It is important to promote socio-economic wellbeing and biodiversity conservation. It is also crucial to address...
Theodore Trefon (2010)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2010 No 5) 4 p.
U4 Brief | 2008

Corruption and Forest Revenues in Papua

Under a sustainable, well-managed, logging regime, Papua - the most densely forested part of Indonesia - can potentially contribute substantial forest revenues for socio-economic development. Yet, it remains the poorest...
Bambang Setiono (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2008:18) 4 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.