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Book Chapter | 2002

Blighting the seeds of democracy: The 2001 local elections in Addis Ababa and the central regions

Lovise Aalen and Siegfried Pausewang (2002)
in Siegfried Pausewang et al. (eds.): Ethiopia since the Derg: A decade of democratic pretension and performance. London: Zed Books pp. 179-200
Book Chapter | 2002

No environmental protection without local democracy? Why peasants distrust their agricultural advisers

Siegfried Pausewang (2002)
in Siegfried Pausewang and Bahru Zewde (eds.): Ethiopia. The challenge of democracy from below. Uppsala: Nordic Africa Institute pp. 87-100
Book Chapter | 2002

Shattered promises and hopes: The 2001 local elections in southern region

Siegfried Pausewang and Lovise Aalen (2002)
in Siegfried Pausewang et al. (eds.): Ethiopia since the Derg: A decade of democratic pretension and performance. London: Zed Books pp. 201-229
Book Chapter | 2002

A population resisting local control and intimidation? The elections in Gedeo, southern region

Siegfried Pausewang (2002)
in Siegfried Pausewang et al. (eds.): Ethiopia since the Derg: A decade of democratic pretension and performance. London: Zed Books pp. 119-140
Edited Book | 2002

Ethiopia since the Derg: A decade of democratic pretension and performance

The book offers a comprehensive coverage of the Federal Elections in 2000 in addition to extensive research into the trials of human rights abuses committed under the previous regime, land...
Siegfried Pausewang, Kjetil Tronvoll and Lovise Aalen (eds.) (2002)
London: Zed Books 245 p.
Report in External Series | 2001

Withering democracy: Local elections in Ethiopia, February/March 2001

(Working Paper 2001:07)
Siegfried Pausewang and Lovise Aalen (2001)
Oslo: Norwegian Institute of Human Rights
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 Working Paper | 2001

Fiscal decentralisation in Tanzania: For better or for worse?

Tanzania is currently implementing a local government reform aimed at improving public service delivery. An important component of the reform is to increase the fiscal autonomy of local authorities. This...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:10) 15 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Foreign direct investments and development: The Malaysian electronics sector

This paper presents recent data on foreign direct investment (FDI) in Malaysia, focusing on the electronics industry. It is found that FDI accounts for about 80 percent of total investment...
Mohd Nazari Ismail (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:4) 15 p.
Journal Article | 2001

Why people pay taxes: The case of the development levy in Tanzania

This paper examines factors determining tax compliance behavior in local authorities in Tanzania. The poll tax - locally named "development levy" - is used as case. The study finds support...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Joseph Semboja (2001)
in World Development vol. 29 no. 12 pp. 2059-2074
Journal Article | 2001

Taxation, coercion and donors. Local government tax enforcement in Tanzania

This paper presents three propositions about tax collection by local authorities in Tanzania. First, revenue performance depends on the degree of coercion involved in tax enforcement. Reciprocity does not seem...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2001)
in The Journal of Modern African Studies vol. 39 no. 2 pp. 289-306
Journal Article | 2001

Peacekeepers as nation-builders: Dilemmas of the UN in East Timor

The UN mission in East Timor is the most comprehensive transitional administration undertaken by the UN to date. While having a combined function of peacekeeping and civil administration, UNTAET was...
Astri Suhrke (2001)
in International peacekeeping vol. 8 no. 4 pp. 1-20
Journal Article | 2000

Dilemmas of fiscal decentralisation: A study of local government taxation in Tanzania

Local taxes represent less than 5 percent of total tax revenues in Tanzania. However, the large number of these taxes, together with their unsatisfactory nature, means that their economic, political...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Joseph Semboja (2000)
in Forum for Development Studies vol. 27 no. 1 pp. 7-41
CMI Working Paper | 2000

Taxation, coercion and donors. Local government tax enforcement in Tanzania

This paper presents three propositions about tax collection in local authorities in Tanzania. First, revenue performance depends on the degree of coercion involved in tax enforcement. Second, the extent of...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2000:7)
CMI Working Paper | 2000

Environment, society and the state in southwestern Eritrea

This paper examines the relationships between environment, society and the state in the Gash-Setit region, western Eritrea. Through an examination of the environmental narrative of the local communities and the...
Alexander Naty (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2000:12) 26 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2000

The Snorre Field and the rise and fall of Saga Petroleum

This paper presents a case study of the Snorre field development focusing on the market for oil-related services related to the development of the oil field. The Snorre field was...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2000:16) 21 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2000

Mozambique - a sub-Saharan African NIC?

This paper analyzes and explains foreign direct investment (FDI) in Mozambique. The country was one of the fastest growing countries in the world during the second half of the 1990s,...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås, with Leon Pretorius (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2000:10) 26 p.
CMI Report | 2000

Civil society in Tanzania

There has been a tremendous growth in non-governmental organisations in Tanzania over the last decades, and with the many reforms presently taking place, the civil society is expected to play...
Siri Lange, Hege Wallevik, Andrew Kiondo (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2000:6) 40 p.
CMI Report | 2000

Impacto do investimento petrolífero Norueguês nos países de acolhimento, com especial ênfase para Angola

O presente relatório aborda a forma de como os investimentos petrolíferos Norueguêses, melhor poderão contríbuir para o desenvolvimento indústrial e distribuição uniforme dos dividendos nos países de acolhimento, analisando ainda...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås, Inge Tvedten and Arne Wiig (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2000:4) 45 p. (also published in Norwegian as CMI Report R 1999:2)
Report in External Series | 2000

ACP-EU fisheries research initiatives: Proceedings of the INCO-DC International Workshop on markets, global fisheries and local development, Bergen, Norway 22-23 March 1999

(ACP-EU fisheries research report no. 7)
Ussif Rashid Sumaila, Ratana Chuenpagdee and Marcelo Vasconcellos (eds.) (2000)
Brussel: European Commission 115 p.