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Journal Article | 2001

Afghanistan and the international community: What now?

Arne Strand and Kristian Berg Harpviken (2001)
in Security Dialogue vol. 32 no. 4 pp. 507-509
Book Chapter | 2001

Trade policy, poverty and inequality in Namibia

The analysis shows that trade liberalisation can be expected to lead to higher growth. Namibia conforms to the typical SSA picture of low growth and high trade barriers, which are...
Arne Wiig, Dirk Hansohm and Klaus Schade (2001)
in Francis Wilson, Nazneen Kanji and Einar Braathen (eds.): Poverty reduction: what role for the state in today's globalized economy?. London/Bergen: Zed Books/Crop pp. 164-195
Journal Article | 2001

Fenomenet Taliban: Fra lokalopprør til storpolitikk

The article presents a broad analysis of the Taliban movement in Afghanistan. The basis of the movement lies in networks of traditional religious leaders and Islamic schools in Afghanistan and...
Arne Strand and Kristian Berg Harpviken (2001)
in Internasjonal politikk vol. 59 no. 4 pp. 445-472
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

Pastoralists in the Horn of Africa: The continued threat of famine

This paper discusses the current food security crisis in the pastoral areas of the Horn of Africa. It tries to explain the recurrent famines with reference to some important features...
Johan Helland (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2000:15) 21 p.
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 Report | 1999

Local government taxation and tax administration in Tanzania

Local taxes represent less than 5 per cent of total tax revenues in Tanzania. However, the large number of these taxes, together with their unsatisfactory nature, means that their economic,...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Joseph Semboja (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1999:3) 74 p.
CMI Report | 1999

Marine protected areas and managing fished ecosystems

This paper provides a synthesis of the current literature on the potential of marine protected areas (MPAs) as a management tool to limit the ecosystem effects of fishing, including biological...
Ussif Rashid Sumaila, Sylvie Guenette, Jackie Alder, David Pollard and Ratana Chuenpagdee (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1999:4) 53 p.
Journal Article | 1999

Combating corruption: A transparency index for donors?

For decades the international donor community has turned a blind eye to corruption in developing countries. This attitude appears to have changed. There is now a remarkable consensus among aid...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1999)
in Development Today vol. 9 no. 6
CMI Report | 1998

Boikott til hvilken pris? Barns situasjon i Irak og Burundi

This report, commissioned by Save the Children, Norway, discusses the impact of international sanctions on children's situation in Iraq and Burundi. The report recognises that sanctions raise the ethical question...
Mona Dia (1998)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1998:4) 37 p.
CMI Report | 1998

Research and fisheries management: the uneasy relationship review of the Zambia-Zimbabwe SADC fisheries project

This report is an evaluation of the "Zambia-Zimbabwe SADC Fisheries Project". The project aims to establish effective fisheries management regimes for the various fisheries of Lake Kariba. The project has...
Eyolf Jul-Larsen, Florence Bukali da Graca, Jesper Raakjær Nielsen and Paul van Zwieten (1998)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1998:1)
Report in External Series | 1998

Norwegian Research Support to Developing Countries: The Cases of Uganda & Zimbabwe

This report, commissioned by NORAD through the Research Council of Norway, maps the institutional research situation in Uganda and Zimbabwe with a view to suggesting possible support approached on the...
Arne Tostensen, Regine Anderssen and Inger Nordal (1998)
Oslo: Research Council of Norway
CMI Working Paper | 1997

State-local community games of forest land appropriation

This paper explores possible strategic interactions between the state and local community in games of tropical forest land appropriation. Two key questions are addressed. First, how does the structure of...
Arild Angelsen (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:7) 32 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1997

Terms of trade and economic growth in a world of constrained capital mobility

This paper focuses on the interaction between world community and capital markest within the framework of an extended neoclassical growth model. The model incorporates raw materials as an essential input...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:5)
CMI Report | 1997

Social action and microcredit funds in the Malawi: A pilot study

This study forms part of the output of a consultancy on Social Development Funds in Zimbabwe and Malawi commissioned from Chr. Michelsen Institute by the African Development Bank. It describes,...
Richard Moorsom and BMG Ltd. (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:8) 80 p.
CMI Report | 1997

Water supply in the Central Namib Region: a socio-economic study

This study provides an empirical report and analysis of the results of a June /July 1995 household sample survey of the four towns (Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, Arandis and Henties Bay)...
Richard Moorsom (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:4) 200 p.
CMI Report | 1996

Mobilising resources for regional integration in Southern Africa. Towards a SADC capacity-building fund

Two fundamental problems have been figuring on the agenda of SADC since 1990: donor dependency and institutional structure. While not divorcing the broader issue of institutional structure from that of...
Steven Georgala and Arne Tostensen (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1996:5) 55 p.
Book Chapter | 1995

State invention and community protest: Nature conservation in Hunza, North Pakistan

Are Knudsen (1995)
in Ole Bruun & Arne Kalland (eds.): Asian perceptions of nature: A critical approach. Richmond, Surrey: Cuzon Press pp. 103-125
Book | 1994

Southern Africa: In search of a common future. From the conference to a community

This book describes the foundation of SADCC and the history of its first ten years, and its transformation into the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The role of the new...
Ibbo Mandaza and Arne Tostensen (with Emang Motlhabane Maphanyane) (1994)
Gaborone: SADC 239 p.
CMI Report | 1994

Migrant fishermen in Congo: Tradition and modernity

This report presents an empirical analysis of the dynamics of the community of Béninois (Popo) migrant fishermen in Pointe-Noire. The treatment of historical data from the period prior to their...
Eyolf Jul-Larsen (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1994:6) 66 p.