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U4 Issue | 2016

The resource bites back: Entry-points for addressing corruption in wildlife crime

Corruption has recently risen up the global wildlife conservation agenda with a series of international agreements highlighting the role of corruption in facilitating wildlife crime. Though there are notable exceptions,...
David Aled Williams, Rob Parry-Jones, Dilys Roe (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2016:2) 25p
CMI Brief | 2016

Violência contra a mulher no contexto da pobreza urbana em Angola

A violência contra as mulheres é uma prática generalizada em Angola, pouco se sabendo ainda sobre a perceção que as mulheres têm deste fenómeno e como elas se relacionam com...
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen, Margareth Nangacovie (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Violence against women in the context of urban poverty in Angola

Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing out in the context of urban...
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen, Margareth Nangacovie (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Petro-Governance in Tanzania: Opportunities and Challenges

Recent significant natural gas discoveries have pushed Tanzania into the international spotlight as a new petroleum producer. How can the country ensure that its newfound wealth is translated into economic...
Bryan Lee, Kendra Dupuy (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 14) 4 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2016

Corruption and Wildlife Trafficking: The Elephant in the Room

Wildlife trafficking is high on conservation and political agendas. It is also increasingly high on the global crime agenda. Rightly so: corruption was identified recently by the UN Office on...
Rob Parry-Jones (WWF International), David Aled Williams (2016)
Inter Press Service News Agency 15 Sept 2016
CMI Brief | 2016

Acting jointly on behalf of women? The cross-party women’s caucus in Malawi

Despite an increase in the number of countries that have adopted women’s caucuses in sub-Saharan Africa, there is still little empirical knowledge about how they operate and under which conditions...
Asiyati Chiweza, Vibeke Wang, Ann Maganga (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 8) 4 p.
Sudan Working Paper | 2016

Civil society and peace building in Sudan: A critical look

Abstract The role of civil society organizations in peace making and peace building is often valorized, especially in countries that witness protracted conflicts. The assumption underlying this valorization is that while...
Munzoul A. M. Assal (University of Khartoum) (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2016:2) 24 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

A Different Yardstick: The Gendered Political Discourse in Malawi

The 2014 election campaign in Malawi focussed on gender rather than facts. In this brief we argue that the campaign showed a strong, conservative, culturally driven bias against Banda and...
Edrinnie Lora-Kayambazinthu, Edith Kalilombe Shame (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 5) 4 p.
CMI Insight | 2016

The Sudan Armed Forces and Prospects of Change

The Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) has a long history of siding with civil protestors in times of national political crisis. In recent years, waves of popular protests, often called the...
Atta El-Battahani (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 2016:3) 9 p.
Journal Article | 2016

Scaling up sexuality education in Senegal: integrating family life education into the national curriculum

In Senegal, school-based sexuality education has evolved over 20 years from family life education (FLE) pilot projects into crosscurricular subjects located within the national curriculum of primary and secondary schools....
Katie Chau, Aminata Traoré Seck, Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli, Joar Svanemyr (2016)
in Sex Education vol. 17
Journal Article | 2015

Creating an Enabling Environment for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Framework and Promising Approaches

This article provides a conceptual framework and points out the key elements for creating enabling environments for adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH). An ecological framework is applied to organize...
Joar Svanemyr, Avni Amin, Omar J Robles, Margaret E Greene (2015)
in Journal of Adolescent Health vol. 56 no. 1 S7-S14 p.
Report in External Series | 2014

Rural-urban Youth Migration and Informal Self-Employment in Ethiopia

Empirical studies in the migration literature indicate that migration is often welfare improving for the migrant. But it is also possible that youth migrants become more susceptible and less competitive...
Sosina Bezu, Stein Holden (2014)
Ås: Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Center for Land Tenure no. 01/2014
Journal Article | 2014

Assessing judicial performance in Indonesia: the Court for Corruption Crimes

New specialized courts have emerged in many countries, both in response to international pressure for legal reform and reflecting states’ own choice. Among these courts are specialized anti-corruption courts. The...
Simon Butt and Sofie Arjon Schütte (2014)
in Crime, Law and Social Change vol. 62 no. 5 pp. 603-619
CMI Report | 2014

End review of FDC’s project to strengthen the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) in the Zambézia province, Mozambique

This report is an end review of Fundação para o Desenvolvimento da Comunidade (FDC)’s project to support the implementation of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) in the Zambézia province....
Siri Lange, Eugénio Salvador Chimbutane, Gaspar Sitefane (2014)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2014:03) 59 p.
CMI Insight | 2014

Egypt's constitutional cul-de-sac: Enabling military oversight and a security state in a nominally democratic order

Egyptians began 2014 being summoned back to the polls for the third time in three years on a constitutional matter. This time, as in the past two polls (and indeed, all such...
Nathan J. Brown (2014)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight 2014 no. 1) 7 p.
Book Chapter | 2014

Juridification and social citizenship: international law, democracy and professional discretion

Henriette Sinding Aasen, Siri Gloppen, Anne-Mette Magnussen, Even Nilssen (2014)
in Henriette Sinding Aasen, Siri Gloppen, Anne-Mette Magnussen, Even Nilssen: Juridification and social citizenship in the welfare state. Edward Elgar Publishing pp. 277-299
Journal Article | 2014

When incentives work too well: Locally implemented Pay for Performance (P4P) and adverse sanctions towards home birth in Tanzania - a qualitative study

Background: Despite limited evidence of its effectiveness,performance-based payments (P4P) are seen by leading policymakers as a potential solution to the slow progress in reaching Millennium Development Goal 5: improved maternal...
Victor Chimhutu, Ida Lindkvist and Siri Lange (2014)
in BMC Health Services Research vol. 14 no. 23 pp. 1-12
Journal Article | 2014

Drowning in Oil: Angola's Institutions and the "Resource Curse"

Institutional factors are increasingly highlighted to explain the “resource curse” or, why some countries with rich natural resources have little long-term economic and political development. This paper makes the analytical...
Inge Amundsen (2014)
in Comparative Politics vol. 46 no. 2 pp. 169-189
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2013

Compromise over land takeover

The Land Acquisition Bill passed by both houses of Parliament awaits presidential nod before it becomes law and replaces the Land Acquisition Act, 1894. Clearly, in a nod to the...
Namita Wahi (2013)
The New Indian Express 11.09
Report in External Series | 2013

Real-Time Evaluation of Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative Contribution to Measurement, Reporting and Verification

The Government of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI), launched in December 2007, has pledged substantial development assistance to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries...
LTS International in cooperation with Ecometrica, Indufor Oy and the Chr. Michelsen Institute (2013)
Oslo: Norad (Evaluation Reports no. 5/2013) 136 p.