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Report in External Series | 2007

Maintaining the Process? Aid to Transitional Justice in Rwanda and Guatemala, 1995-2005

This report assesses the aid that was given in support of transitional justice processes in Rwanda and Guatemala between 1995 and 2005. The analysis is based on statistical data from...
Ingrid Samset, Stina S. Petersen, Vibeke Wang (2007)
Bonn: Working Group on Development and Peace (FriEnt) 42 p.
Commissioned Report | 2007

Benefit streams from mining in Botswana, Namibia, Mali and Tanzania. Lessons from studies conducted in 2005

The main objective of this brief report is to present the lessons learned and the main findings from six case studies of large scale mining operations in four African countries....
Siri Lange (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 15 p. (Commissioned by the World Bank. Limited circulation.)
CMI Report | 2007

Governance Assessments and the Paris Declaration

Is it possible to carry out governance assessments and develop diagnostic tools for enhancing governance while adhering to the principles of the Paris Declaration? Or, are the two processes largely...
Lise Rakner, Vibeke Wang (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2007: 10) 17 p.
CMI Report | 2006

Mid-term Review of the Angola Programme of Norwegian People's Aid

The purpose of this review is to assist Norwegian People's Aid in adapting its Angola programme to reach the objectives it has set for the period from 2004 to 2007....
Jan Isaksen, Ingrid Samset and Fernando Pacheco (2006)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2006: 1) 101 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2005

Maybe free but not fair: Electoral administration in Malawi 1994-2004

Entering the third decade of multiparty democracy on the African continent, incumbents appear able to secure electoral mandates without opening for extensive political liberties. The paper argues that the administration...
Lise Rakner, Lars Svåsand (2005)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2005: 5) 18 p.
CMI Report | 2005

Review of the Norwegian Development Fund Portfolio in Ethiopia

This report reviews the Ethiopian portfolio of the Development Fund (DF), a Norwegian NGO, which has evolved from supporting relief work by one Tigrayan organisation in the 1980s to supporting...
Ann Waters-Bayer, Arne Tostensen and Yohannes GebreMichael (2005)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2005: 16) 77 p.
CMI Report | 2004

Poverty reduction strategy processes in Malawi and Zambia

Malawi and Zambia are poor and heavily indebted countries whose dependence on foreign aid is pronounced. They both qualify for debt relief in terms of the Heavily Indebted Poor Country...
Edgar Bwalya, Lise Rakner, Lars Svåsand, Arne Tostensen, Maxton Tsoka (2004)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2004: 8) 33 p. (Commissioned by NORAD)
Journal Article | 2004

Whose Mission? Limits and Potentials of the SLMM

The article gives an assessment of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission, primarily of the mission's limits and potentials with regards to human rights monitoring and enforcement. The SLMM is a...
Ingrid Samset (2004)
in Lines vol. 3 no. August 7 p.
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.
Journal Article | 2002

Ownership and partnership: Does the new rhetoric solve the incentive problems in aid?

Alf Morten Jerve (2002)
in Forum for Development Studies vol. 29 no. 2 pp. 389-408
CMI Working Paper | 2000

The economic organisation of specific assets

In the international offshore industry we find that the oil companies and their main suppliers usually operate with separate ownership. But the main contractors manage a capital stock, and produce...
Ola Kvaløy (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2000:14) 25 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1999

The institutional impact of aid dependence on recipients in Africa

Heavy aid dependence can have significant effects on institutions and governance. In Botswana, Mauritius, Korea and Taiwan, high levels of aid reinforced local capacity, enabling them to 'graduate' from most...
Deborah Bräutigam and Kwesi Botchwey (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1999:1) 39 p.
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 Working Paper | 1995

Land reforms and land degradation in Tanzania. Alternative economic approaches

This paper uses as a point of departure the extensive soil erosion problems in the highland area of Western Tanzania. The first part of the paper focuses on the ongoing...
Arild Angelsen and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1995:3)