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Report in External Series | 2013
Real-Time Evaluation of Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative Contribution to Measurement, Reporting and Verification
The Government of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI), launched in December 2007, has pledged substantial development assistance to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries...
Oslo: Norad (Evaluation Reports no. 5/2013) 136 p.
U4 Brief | 2013
The anti-corruption world has witnessed increasing institutional specialisation, including the emergence of anti-corruption courts. Indonesia’s Special Court for Corruption Crimes in Jakarta gained prominence for a nearly 100 per cent...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2013:5) 4 p.
U4 Issue | 2013
Rule of law and environmental justice in the forests: The challenge of 'strong law enforcement' in corrupt conditions
Widespread illegal forest activities have contributed to deforestation, forest degradation, economic losses to nations and injustices for forest communities in many countries. Promoting rule of law, particularly through ‘strengthening law enforcement’, is...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2013:6) 32 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2012
Learning the right lessons from past experiences with corruption in the forest sector is crucial to prevent broad undermining of REDD+.
Development Today 6/9/12
U4 Brief | 2012
La corruption et différents facteurs peuvent exercer une influence à double tranchant sur la déforestation. Dans le cadre des procédures nationales de mise en oeuvre de l’initiative REDD+, les donateurs...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2012:4) 4 p.
U4 Brief | 2012
Corruption and other factors can influence deforestation in contradictory ways. For the purpose of country-level implementation of REDD+, donors should focus particularly on three corruption risk areas: land grabbing and...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2012:2) 4 p.
Journal Article | 2012
The discourse on anti-corruption approaches during the last decade has been shaped by two extremes: those who prescribe specialized anti-corruption bodies as a remedy in any context and those who...
in Public Administration and Development vol. 32 no. 1 pp. 38-48
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2011
Grønn Fattigdomsbekjempelse Den rød-grønne regjeringen har nylig begått en Stortingsmelding med tittelen ‘Mot en grønnere utvikling – om sammenhengen i milø- og utviklingspolitikken’. Rapporten løfter fram to sentrale temaer i norsk...
Verdens Gang 29.11.2011
U4 Report | 2011
The political economies of many developing countries are characterised by varying degrees of patronage and state capture, a reality that has far-reaching implications for measures addressing corruption. Political strategies in...
(U4 Report 2011:2) 73 p.
Report in External Series | 2011
Real-time evaluation of Norway's international climate and forest initiative. Contributions to a global REDD+ regime 2007-2010
This report is an output of the first iteration of a process of real-time evaluation of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI). This strand of evaluation addresses NICFI’s contribution...
Oslo: Norad (Evaluation report no. 12/2010) 82 p.
Journal Article | 2011
Democratisation has brought checks and balances, and new state agencies, to Indonesian politics. Checks and balances and greater responsiveness to the public have also been sought in the appointment processes...
in Bulletin of Indonesian Economics Studies vol. 47 no. 3 pp. 355-79
Edited Book | 2011
The third edition of this well respected textbook explores the changing nature of politics in the developing world in the twenty-first century. Beginning with an examination of theoretical approaches, leading...
Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press 537 p.
Book Chapter | 2011
in Andrea Lauser and Kirsten Endres: Engaging the Spirit World in Modern Southeast Asia. London and New York: Berghahn Books pp. 42-61
Book Chapter | 2010
in John-Andrew McNeish and Jon Harald Sande Lie, eds.: Security and development. Oxford: Berghahn pp. 130-142
Book Chapter | 2010
The chapter examines how security concerns are infiltrating new aspects of daily life in Indonesia, giving rise to new organisational forms and ways of imagining self and society. As I...
in Bruce Kapferer, Kari Telle, Annelin Eriksen: Contemporary Religiosities: Emergent Socialities and the Post-Nation-State. London and New York: Berghahn Books pp. 141-156
U4 Issue | 2010
An exception to the rule? Why Indonesia's Anti-Corruption Commission succeeds where others don't - a comparison with the Philippines' Ombudsman
Anti-corruption agencies have long been a principal strategy to fight corruption in many developing countries. Unfortunately, few of them have produced evident results and they are seen as being rather...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2010:4) 34 p.
Book Chapter | 2009
in Birgit Brauchler: Reconciling Indonesia: Grassroots agency for peace. London and New York: Routledge pp. 57-76
Journal Article | 2009
This article concerns the 'living' landscape inhabited by Sasak Muslims on the Indonesian island of Lombok, viewed in the context of reformist efforts to 'purify' local Islamic ritual practice. Drawing...
in Anthropological Forum vol. 19 no. 3 pp. 289-306
Journal Article | 2009
Security concerns are creeping into new aspects of everyday life in Indonesia, resulting in new organizational forms and ways of perceiving self and society. Stressing the cultural shaping of all...
in Social Analysis vol. 53 no. 1 pp. 141-156
Report in External Series | 2008
Aid Effectiveness to Infrastructure: A Comparative Study of East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa . Synthesis Paper
Responding to a renewed call for aid to economic infrastructure, the JBIC Institute launched a study on effectiveness of aid to infrastructure projects. While the analysis of the effectiveness of...
Tokyo: Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBICI Research Paper no. 36-4) 49 p.