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CMI Working Paper | 2000

Economic growth, employment, and decentralised development in Sri Lanka

This Working Paper describes the economic growth rate and patterns in Sri Lanka during the 1990s, showing the interrelationship between uneven sectorial growth and the unbalanced regional growth patterns. This...
Arve Ofstad (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2000:11) 16 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

Angola 1999/2000. Key Development Issues and National Research Capacity

This is the first report on Angola under the Country Advisor Agreement between the Norwegian Agency for Development Co-operation (NORAD), the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and the Nordic Consulting Group...
Inge Tvedten, with Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2000:2) 46 p.
CMI Report | 2000

The institutionalisation of the Tanzanian opposition parties: How stable are they?

In 1992, legislation formally ended the nearly 30 year domination of the one-party state in Tanzania, part of a democratisation wave that appeared to sweep through Africa in the late...
Richard L. Whitehead (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2000:3) 24 p.
Report in External Series | 2000

Human rights and private enterprise: With an emphasis on companies operating abroad

The report was commissioned by the Research Council of Norway in order to provide a state of the art account of how to link human rights and private enterprises. The...
Hugo Stokke et al. (2000)
Oslo: Research Council of Norway 141 p.
Report in External Series | 2000

Will more credit increase interest rates in rural Nepal?

We test two alternative models of interest rates determination in informal rural credit markets, using LSMS data from Nepal. We find strong support for a capacity-constrained collusive oligopoly model with...
Magnus Hatlebakk (2000)
(PDF is a revised version of Department of Economics. University of Bergen. no. WP-21-2000)
Book Chapter | 2000

Expressionss of control, fear and devotion: The elections in Mekelle and Wukro, Tigray region

(Human rights report no 3/2000)
Lovise Aalen (2000)
in Siegfried Pausewang and Kjetil Tronvoll (eds.): The Ethiopian 2000 elections. Oslo: Norwegian Institute of Human Rights pp. 81-96
Book Chapter | 2000

The co-existence of variable producer prices and stable consumer prices in closed market situations

(ACP-EU fisheries research report no. 7)
Turid Bøe (2000)
in Ussif Rashid Sumaila et al. (eds.): ACP-EU fisheries research initiative: Proceedings of the INCO-DC International Workshop on markets, global fisheries and local development. Brussel: European Commission pp. 28-42
Book Chapter | 2000

Institutional erosion in the drylands: The case of the Borana pastoralists

Johan Helland (2000)
in Leif Manger and Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed (eds.): Pastoralists and environment: Experiences from the greater Horn of Africa. Proceedings of the regional workshops on African drylands, Addis Ababa and Jinja. Addis Ababa: OSSREA pp. 19-49
Book Chapter | 2000

The Ethiopian federal and regional elections of 14 May 2000

(Human rights report no 3/2000)
Siegfried Pausewang and Kjetil Tronvoll (2000)
in Siegfried Pausewang and Kjetil Tronvoll (eds.): The Ethiopian 2000 elections. Oslo: Norwegian Institute of Human Rights pp. 1-16
Book Chapter | 2000

From one crisis to another: Organisational learning in UNHCR

Astri Suhrke (2000)
in Jerker Carlsson and Lennart Wohlgemuth (eds.): Learning in development co-operation. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell Int. pp. 69-87
Book Chapter | 1999

From Norm to Action: Standard-setting and Technical Co-operation in the Field of Child Labour

The article discusses the International Programme for the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) of the ILO in light of theories about organisations and their environments. Empirical examples are drawn from...
Hugo Stokke (1999)
in Stokke, Hugo & Arne Tostensen (eds.): Human Rights in Development. Yearbook 1998. The Hague/ Oslo: Kluwer Law International/ Nordic Human Rights Publ pp. 137-176
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.
Commissioned Report | 1999

The 1999 Small Business Baseline Survey

The aim of the Baseline Survey was to generate information on the characteristics of entrepreneurs and enterprises in the Erongo and Otjozondjupa regions in order to measure the impact of...
Arne Wiig (1999)
Windhoek: Ministry of Trade and Industry, Namibia
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.
CMI Report | 1999

Social Relations of Poverty: A Case-Study from Owambo, Namibia

Evidence from a number of quantitative studies on poverty in Namibia suggests that poverty is widespread, albeit unevenly distributed. The relatively high GDP per capita conceals wide income differentials by...
Inge Tvedten and Selma Nangulah (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1999:5) 59 p.
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 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.
CMI Working Paper | 1999

Impact of mangement scenarios and fisheries gear selectivity on the potential economic gains from Namibian hake

This paper develops a model for Namibian hake, which incorporates the biology, gear selectivity and the economics of the hake fisheries in a framework that allows the analysis of fishing...
Ussif Rashid Sumaila (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1999:3) 25 p.
Report in External Series | 1998

The World Bank and poverty in Africa: a critical assessment of the Bank's operational strategies for poverty reduction

Elling N. Tjønneland et al. (1998)
Oslo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Evaluation Report no. 7.98) 92 p.