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Journal Article | 2002

Countries in violent conflict and aid strategies: The case of Sri Lanka

Arve Ofstad (2002)
in World Development vol. 30 no. 2 pp. 165-180
Journal Article | 2002

Conflict of Interests or Interests in Conflict? Diamonds & War in the DRC

The article explores how the exploitation of mineral resources such as diamonds contributed to prolonging the armed conflict that broke out in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1998. It...
Ingrid Samset (2002)
in Review of African Political Economy vol. 29 no. 93/94 pp. 463-480
CMI Report | 2002

Peacebuilding: Lessons for Afghanistan?

This report examines lessons from previous peacebuilding efforts in Afghanistan, and from other countries, in order to highlight issues of central relevance for the present phase of peacebuilding and economic...
Astri Suhrke, with Kristian Berg Harpviken, Are Knudsen, Arve Ofstad, Arne Strand (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:9) 117 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Environmental, social and economic problems in the Borkena plan, Ethiopia

People in Borkena in Ethiopia suffer from a complex interplay of environmental degradation, increasing shortage of land due to population growth, conflicts between different ethnic and religious identities, and social...
Gutema Balcha Berhanu (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:8) 17 p.
Report in External Series | 2001

Can democratisation prevent conflicts: Lessons from sub-Saharan Africa. Solstrand 18-20 June 2001, seminar report

(Evaluation report 2001: 6)
Bergen Seminar on Development CMI (2001)
Oslo: Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs 28 p.
CMI Report | 2001

Assessing the restructuring of SADC - positions, policies and progress

This study was commissioned by Norad. The Report provides an assessment of the institutional restructuring of SADC and an input to the planning of future Norwegian assistance to regional co-operation...
Jan Isaksen and Elling N. Tjønneland (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2001:6) 65 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2001

The status of the East Timor agricultural sector 1999

This working paper came about as a result of background research for a chapter in Social and Economic Conditions in East Timor, published by the International Conflict Resolution Program, School...
Narve Rio (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:7) 30 p.
CMI Report | 2001

Humanitarian challenges in Afghanistan: Administrative structures and gender and assistance

The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan has rapidly deteriorated over the last months, as the conflict between the Taliban and the international community has intensified. UN sanctions and isolation has strengthened...
Arne Strand, Karin Ask and Kristian Berg Harpviken (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2001:4) 32 p.
CMI Report | 2001

Afghanistan: Current humanitarian challenges

More than twenty years of war and civil war and a severe drought has increased the vulnerability of the Afghan population. The warring fractions, the Taliban and the Northern Alliance,...
Arne Strand, Kristian Berg Harpviken and A.W. Najimi (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2001:5) 24 p.
Commissioned Report | 2001

The Centre for Conflict Resolution's Africa Project: Project document 2001-2004

(Final report commissioned by Danida, May 2001. Limited circulation)
Elling N. Tjønneland (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 43 p. (Limited circulation)
CMI Working Paper | 2000

Countries in violent conflict and aid strategies: The case of Sri Lanka

In countries with an ongoing violent conflict aid donors are confronted by four sets of issues: How the volume and orientation of the program may influence a peace process; whether...
Arve Ofstad (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2000:18) 18 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1999

Humanitarian assistance during conflict in a state-less society: The case of Somalia

This working paper was prepared for the workshop on "Aid and Humanitarian Assistance in Africa" in Arusha, 27-29 June, 1998, with financial support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs....
Siegfried Pausewang (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1999:5) 29 p.
Journal Article | 1999

Truth commissions, trials - or nothing? Policy options in democratic transitions

Gross human rights violations have constituted a hotly contested national issue in many recent transitions from authoritarianism to democracy. This article analyses how newly elected democratic governments have dealt with...
Elin Skaar (1999)
in Third World Quarterly vol. 20 no. 6 pp. 1109-1128
Edited Book | 1999

The Path of a genocide: The Rwanda crisis from Uganda to Zaire

The Great Lakes region of Africa has seen dramatic changes. After a decade of war, repression, and genocide, loosely allied regimes have replaced old-style dictatorships. The Path of a Genocide...
Astri Suhrke and Howard Adelman (Eds.) (1999)
New Brunswick/London: Transaction Publ. 414 p.
CMI Report | 1998

Humanitarian assistance and conflict: A state-of-the-art-report

The rapid growth of international aid allocated to "complex humanitarian emergencies" has led to parallel calls for preventive action. It is also being asked how humanitarian assistance and other forms...
Bente Hybertsen, Astri Suhrke and Gro Tjore (1998)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1998:2) 84 p.
Commissioned Report | 1998

Norwegian assistance to countries in conflict: the lesson of experience from Guatemala, Mali, Mozambique, Sudan, Rwanda and Burundi

(Evaluation Report 11.98)
Gunnar M. Sørbø et al. (1998)
Oslo: MFA
Book Chapter | 1997

Enviromental degradation, migration and the potensial for violent conflict

Astri Suhrke (1997)
in N.P. Gleditsch (ed.): Conflict and the environment. The Hague: Kluwer Law International/ Nordic Human Rights Publ pp. 1-18
Book Chapter | 1997

UN peace-keeping in Rwanda

Astri Suhrke (1997)
in Gunnar M. Sørbø & Peter Vale (eds.): Out of conflict: from war to peace in Africa. Uppsala: The Scandinavia Institute of African Studies pp. 97-113
Book Chapter | 1997

From Mogadishu to Kinshasa: concluding remarks

Gunnar M. Sørbø (1997)
in Sørbø, Gunnar & Peter Vale (eds.): Out of conflict: from war to peace in Africa. Uppsala: The Scandinavia Institute of African Studies pp. 199-214
CMI Report | 1997

NGOs in conflict- an evaluation of International Alert

This evaluation of International Alert (IA) - an international NGO based in London, working to prevent and resolve conflict in developing countries and parts of the former Soviet Union -...
Gunnar M. Sørbø, Joanna Macrae and Lennart Wohlgemuth (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:6) 258 p.