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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 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 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 | 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
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.
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

Of laagers, lepers and leanness

South Africa's return to the international community is fraught with ambiguities and contradictions. The gap between hopes and outcomes, between popular expectations and policy choices, may become wide. Questions concerned...
Peter Vale (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1994:4) 45 p.
Book Chapter | 1993

Ishq aur Mohabbat: Ideas about love and friendship in a northern Pakistani community

(Cross-cultural perspectives on women series vol. 8)
Karin Ask (1993)
in Broch-Due, Vigdis, Ingrid Rudie & Tone Bleie (eds.): Carved flesh cast selves. Gendered symbols and social practices. Oxford/ Providence: Berg Publisher pp. 207-223
Book Chapter | 1993

Medlemmene og de andre

The article is a chapter in a book on international migration. The article discusses two theoretical approaches, liberalism and communitarianism, to the question of membership, particularly how members deal with...
Hugo Stokke (1993)
in Suhrke, Astri & Svein Gjerdåker(eds.): Dagens folkevandringer. Berører de oss?. Bergen/ Oslo: CMI/ Cappelen pp. 244-262
Book Chapter | 1993

What role for SADC(C) in the post-apartheid era?

This chapter considers the role of SADC(C) in fostering regional integration in Southern Africa after the demise of apartheid. It argues that the formalisation of the organisation into a better...
Arne Tostensen (1993)
in Bertil Odén (ed.): Southern Africa after apartheid. Regional integration and external resources. Uppsala: The Scandinavia Institute of African Studies pp. 147-173
Journal Article | 1993

Wives and Traders: Women's Careers in Ghanaian Canoe Fisheries

Ragnhild Overå (1993)
in Maritime Anthropological Studies (MAST) vol. 6 pp. 110-135
Book Chapter | 1992

Complicance with economic and social human rights: Realistic evaluations and monitoring in the light of immediate obligations

The book chapter presents an analytical approach which contributes to a realistic framework for examining economic and social rights, even under conditions of perceived scarcity of available resources and limited...
Bård-Anders Andreassen, Alan G. Smith and Hugo Stokke (1992)
in Eide, Asbjørn & Bernt Hagtvet (eds.) : Human rights in perspective. A global assessment. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers pp. 252-267
CMI Report | 1992

Economic reconstruction and the peasants in Ethiopia. Two papers presented at the symposium on the Ethiopian economy, with a postscript

The two papers present proposals for the economic reconstruction of Ethiopia, based on the interests of the peasants and other poor groups. In the first paper, Fantu Cheru outlines a...
Cheru Fantu and Siegfried Pausewang (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1992:3) 66 p.
CMI Report | 1992

Constraints for a conservation-based agricultural development policy in Ethiopia. A baseline study in Fedis Awraja

A baseline survey was conducted in the Hararghe region in Ethiopia in 1989 to identify constraints to agricultural production and environmental protection measures. The survey included not only agricultural support...
Cheru Fantu (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1992:7) 37 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1992

"Kvinner i utvikling" i Gambia. Nye kjønnsrelasjoner med hjelp fra Verdensbanken?

The paper discussed whether it is likely that the agricultural and the health component in a large, recently started Women in development project in the Gambia will be able to...
Heidi Skramstad (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1992: 2) 25 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1992

Economic reconstruction and the peasants in Ethiopia. Two papers presented at the Symposium on the Ethiopian Economy, with a postscript

The two papers present proposals for the economic reconstruction of Ethiopia, basd on the interests of the peasants and other poor groups. In the first paper, Fantu Cheru outlines a...
Fantu Cheru and Siegfried Pausewang (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1992: 3) 66 p.
CMI Report | 1991

Inner frontiers: Santal responses to acculturation

The Santals who constitute one of the largest communities in India belong to the Austro- Asiatic linguistic group. They have managed to keep their language and their traditional system of...
Marine Carrin-Bouez (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1991:6) 82 p.
Book Chapter | 1991

Between shamba and factory. Industrial labour migration in Kenya

Oscillatory labour migration is shown to predominate in the labour market in Kenya. Workers move periodically between the towns and the rural areas where their families live and cultivate small...
Arne Tostensen (1991)
in Peter Coughlin & Gerrishon K. Ikiara (eds.): Kenya's industrialization dilemma. Nairobi: Heinemann pp. 291-308