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Report in External Series | 2003

Formative process research on the local government reform in Tanzania. About the project

Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Amon Chaligha and Einar Braathen (2003)
Dar es Salaam: Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA) (Project brief no. 1)
Report in External Series | 2003

New challenges for local government revenue enhancement. Formative process research on the local government reform in Tanzania

Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2003)
Dar es Salaam: Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA) (Project Brief no. 2)
Report in External Series | 2003

Formative process research on the local government reform programme in Tanzania. Summary of findings

Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Einar Braathen, Amon Chaliga, Siri Lange, Deo Mushi and Erasto Ngalewa (2003)
Dar es Salaam: Tanzania. Presidents Office. Regional Administration and Local Government (Fieldreport no. 1) 15 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2003

What has trust got to do with it? Non-payment of service charges in local authorities in South Africa

A major financial problem in many municipalities in South Africa is the inadequate collection of service charges due to widespread non-payment. The prevailing view is that non-compliance is caused by...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2003:12) 26 p.
CMI Report | 2003

Sustaining local level development: What worked and what did not. Lessons from the phasing-out of Norwegian aid to the Hambantota Integrated Rural Development Programme (HIRDEP), Sri Lanka 1992-1999

Aid has been successful when it is no longer needed, but we all too often see how aid breeds dependency, and how both donors and recipients have difficulties preparing for...
Alf Morten Jerve, Sylvi Endresen, Dhanawardana Gamage and Marcus M. Karunanayake (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2003:2)
CMI Report | 2003

Review of the Nepal Human Rights Yearbook 1993-2002

NORAD has been supporting the Nepal Human Rights Yearbook for a decade, from the pilot issue in 1992 and up to the present date. The Yearbook has over the entire...
Hugo Stokke, Tone Kristin Sissener, Mukta S. Lama-Tamang (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2003:5) 42 p.
CMI Report | 2003

Taxation and tax reforms in developing countries: Illustrations from sub-Saharan Africa

Many low income countries face a trilemma with respect to taxation: (1) There is an urgent and obvious need for more revenues to enable resource poor states to provide and...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Lise Rakner (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2003:6) 34 p.
CMI Report | 2003

Angola 2002/2003. Key Development Issues and Democratic Decentralisation

This is the fourth report on Angola under the Country Advisor Agreement between the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI). The report consists of a...
Inge Tvedten and Aslak Orre with a contribution by Rasmus Bakke (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2003: 10)
CMI Report | 2003

Community-Driven Development in Contexts of Conflict

Violent conflict represents a significant barrier to development. While Community Driven Development (CDD) programmes have been effective in establishing or expanding essential social services and physical infrastructure at the local...
Arne Strand, Hege Toje, Alf Morten Jerve and Ingrid Samset (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute R 2003: 11 68 p.
Journal Article | 2002

Globalisation and the Reinvention of Andean Tradition: The Politics of Community and Ethnicity in Highland Bolivia

Travelling and working beyond the boundaries of their traditional communities, rural populations in the Andean Highlands have never really fitted with earlier categorizations of peasants as easily definable, harmonious and...
John McNeish (2002)
in Journal of Peasant Studies vol. 29 no. 3/4
Journal Article | 2002

Small-scale fisheries, population dynamics and resource use in Africa: The case of Moree, Ghana

The relationships between population dynamics and fishery resources are more complex than the concept of Malthusian overfishing implies. Reasons include changing biophysical characteristics of the upwelling system along the coast...
Catherine M. Marquette and Ragnhild Overå (2002)
in Ambio vol. 31 no. 4 pp. 324-336
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

Reconciliation and democratisation: Outlining the research field

The report presents an overview of institutional strategies to deal with the problem of past atrocities - trials, purges, truth commissions, restorative efforts, reforms, amnesty and amnesia. It discusses the...
Siri Gloppen (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:5) 52 p.
CMI Report | 2002

Multiparty elections in Africa's new democracies

Why has the electoral process in the newly democratised African states had such limited impacts? How can the continued one-party dominance on the continent be explained despite the reintroduction of...
Lise Rakner and Lars Svåsand (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:7) 34 p.
CMI Report | 2002

A Review of Ireland Aid's Human Rights and Democratisation Scheme

In 1997, Ireland Aid (IA) established a Human Rights and Democratisation (HRD) scheme in order to assist projects outside IA's programme countries. Its broad objective is to assist the development...
Gunnar M. Sørbø, Elin Skaar and Hugo Stokke (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:20) 45 p.
Report in External Series | 2002

Collectors, councillors and donors: Local government taxation and state-society relations in Tanzania

Recent debates on taxation and democratisation in poor countries argue that the more a state earns its income through the operation of a bureaucratic apparatus for tax collection, the more...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2002)
(IDS Bulletin vol. 33 no. 3) pp. 21-29
Report in External Series | 2002

Ethiopia 2001: Local elections in the southern region

Siegfried Pausewang and Lovise Aalen (2002)
Oslo: Institutt for menneskerettigheter (Nordem rapport no. 2002:3) 31 p.
Book Chapter | 2002

From relief to social services: An international humanitarian regime takes form

Astri Suhrke (2002)
in Monica Kathina Juma and Astri Suhrke (eds.): Eroding local capacity. International Humanitarian Action in Africa. Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet pp. 19-34
Book Chapter | 2002

Introduction

Monika Kathina Juma and Astri Suhrke (2002)
in Monica Kathina Juma and Astri Suhrke (eds.): Eroding local capacity. International Humanitarian Action in Africa. Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet pp. 5-15
Edited Book | 2002

Eroding local capacity. International Humanitarian Action in Africa

Eroding Local Capacity is a critical examination of the interplay between international and local actors operating in the humanitarian arena in Africa. All sides emphasise the need to build local...
Monica Kathina Juma and Astri Suhrke (eds.) (2002)
Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet 203 p.