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Report in External Series | 2001

Funding political parties in emerging African democracies: What role for Norway?

(Commissioned by Norad)
Harald W. Mathisen and Lars Svåsand (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
Book Chapter | 2001

Danida and Danish development research: Towards a new partnership

Gunnar M. Sørbø, Johan Helland (2001)
in Partnership at the leading edge: A Danish vision for knowledge, research and development. Report of the Commission on Development-Related Research funded by Danida. Copenhagen: Danida pp. 31-136
CMI Working Paper | 1999

The co-operation between Institute of Development Management - IDM (Tanzania) and Agder College (Norway)

This working paper reviews the background and experiences gained in the context of institutional co-operation between IDM in Tanzania and Agder College, Norway. This co-operation has evolved out of a...
Johan Helland (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1999:4) 29 p.
CMI Report | 1999

Making South-North organisational cooperation an effective instrument for institution building

The Bergen Seminar on Development 1999 focused on aid-funded institutional partnerships and twinning, and the extent that these are effective mechanisms for promoting organisational change and institution building. Institutional cooperation,...
Arve Ofstad (ed.) (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1999:6) 80 p.
Journal Article | 1999

Debate: Fact or fiction? A response to Terje Tvedt

This is a response to a previous article - "Some Notes on Development Research and Ethics" by Terje Tvedt, published in 'Forum for Development Studies', No. 2, 1998. It attempts...
Arne Tostensen (1999)
in Forum for Development Studies no. 1 pp. 133-143
CMI Report | 1998

Research and fisheries management: the uneasy relationship review of the Zambia-Zimbabwe SADC fisheries project

This report is an evaluation of the "Zambia-Zimbabwe SADC Fisheries Project". The project aims to establish effective fisheries management regimes for the various fisheries of Lake Kariba. The project has...
Eyolf Jul-Larsen, Florence Bukali da Graca, Jesper Raakjær Nielsen and Paul van Zwieten (1998)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1998:1)
CMI Report | 1997

Repayment of old loans through new loans. Is cross-financing a problem for Grameen Bank?

This study analyses the problem and extent of cross-financing in the Grameen Bank system. The main finding is that cross-financing is rarely a problem. However, survey data indicate that long-term...
Karin Ask, Arne Wiig and Erland Sigvaldsen (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:5) 54 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.
CMI Report | 1997

Evaluation of the social development fund in Zimbabwe: A pilot study

This study, which was commissioned from Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, by the African Development Bank (ADB), contains the findings and recommendations of an evaluation of the Social Development Fund (SDF)...
Richard Moorsom, Joe Matanga and Lloyd Sachikonye (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:9) 100 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1997

Microcredit programmes: Methodes for solving dilemmas of credit expansion

Providing credits seems to be an effective tool for improving the welfare of the poor. It is expected that microcredit funding to poor people will expand rapidly over the coming...
Arne Wiig (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:12)
CMI Working Paper | 1996

Bistand og næringsutvikling. Noen kommentarer til St.meld. Nr. 19 (1995-96)

The recent White Paper on Norwegian north-south policy (St. meld. nr. 19 (1995-96)) argues for an increased tying of Norwegian development assistance. The White Paper also advocates that NORAD's provisions...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1996:4)
CMI Report | 1996

Mobilising resources for regional integration in Southern Africa. Towards a SADC capacity-building fund

Two fundamental problems have been figuring on the agenda of SADC since 1990: donor dependency and institutional structure. While not divorcing the broader issue of institutional structure from that of...
Steven Georgala and Arne Tostensen (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1996:5) 55 p.
CMI Report | 1993

Development planning and the importance of Democratic Institutions in Botswana

This study takes an extended look at Botswana, a country which is found to depart from the common pattern of African states and therefore may be considered as something of...
Andreas Danevad (1993)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1993:7) 166 p.
Journal Article | 1992

Development research in Norway: Retrospect and prospect

This article analyses trends in Norwegian development research since 1975 until today with respect to the number of ongoing projects, institutions and researchers involved, their disciplinary affiliation and geographical orientation....
Arne Tostensen (1992)
in Forum for Development Studies no. 2 pp. 233-256