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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

Truth in transition. The role of truth commissions in political transitions in Chile and El Salvador

Truth Commissions are increasingly being used as one mechanism in a broader strategy to consolidate democratic governance following a period of authoritarian rule. However, there has been little research on...
David Gairdner (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1999:8)
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.
Journal Article | 1998

Institutional erosion in the drylands: The case of Borana pastoralists

Johan Helland (1998)
in Eastern Africa social science research review vol. 14 no. 2 pp. 49-72
Edited Book | 1998

Human Rights in Developing Countries. Yearbook 1997

The tenth in a series of yearbooks, this edition contains articles on topical human rights issues as well as surveys of individual countries. A new feature is that more attention...
Hugo Stokke, Astri Suhrke and Arne Tostensen (eds.) (in cooperation with Øystein Rygg Haanæs) (1998)
The Hague/Oslo: Kluwer Law International/ Nordic Human Rights Publ 440 p.
Book Chapter | 1997

Responsibility sharing

Astri Suhrke and Hans Asha (1997)
in James C. Hathaway: Reconceiving international refugee law. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff pp. 83-109
Book | 1997

South Africa: The Battle over the Constitution

The book analyses rivalling positions in the South African constitutional debate from the early 1990s via the 1993 interim constitution to the adoption and certification of the "final" constitution in...
Siri Gloppen (1997)
Aldershot: Ashgate/Dartmouth 305 p.
Report in External Series | 1997

Recipient responsibility: who takes recipient responsibility when the government apparently does not take responsibility for the rural majority?

(seminar 1997 Asker)
Alf Morten Jerve (1997)
Ås: Agricultural University of Norway, Noragric
Report in External Series | 1997

Building Research Capability in Africa: A Review of NORAD's Assistance to Regional Research Organisations

This report reviews NORAD's support to a dozen African regional research organisations: the African Academy of Sciences; the African Centre for Technology Studies; the Council for the Development of Social...
Arne Tostensen, Regine Anderssen, Jerker Carlsson and Ragnar Øygard (1997)
Oslo: Research Council of Norway 156 p.
Report in External Series | 1997

No state of disarray. An evaluation of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

This is an evaluation report of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD). The evaluators found that UNRISD's research output meets high standards of scientific quality, even if...
Arne Tostensen, Satu Huttunen, Thandika Mkandawire, Marcia Rivera and Marit Tjomsland (1997)
Copenhagen: Danida (Evaluation Reports no. 1997/1) 159 p.
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

Turning but not toppling Malthus: Boserupian theory on population and the environment relationships

Subsequently to the Brundtland Report, the 1992 Earth Summit, and the resu1ting Agenda 21, the issue of population and development has increasingly evolved into discussion on the "population, environment and...
Catherine M. Marquette (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:16) 14 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1997

Population and environment relationships in developing countries: A selected review of approaches and methods

A diversity of opinion, theory, and conceptual approaches characterizes discussion of population and environment relationships among social scientists. This review captures some of this diversity by considering several of the...
Catherine M. Marquette (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:15) 15 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1997

Fish as a vehicle for economic development in post-indepence Namibia

A key fishery policy issue decided by the new government of Namibia soon after independence in 1990 relates to the division of the total allowable catch for hake between wetfish...
Ussif Rashid Sumaila (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:11) 31 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

Evaluation of the social development fund in Zimbabwe: A pilot study

This study, which was commissioned from Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, by the African Development Bank (ADB), contains the findings and recommendations of an evaluation of the Social Development Fund (SDF)...
Richard Moorsom, Joe Matanga and Lloyd Sachikonye (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:9) 100 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 | 1997

NGOs in conflict- an evaluation of International Alert

This evaluation of International Alert (IA) - an international NGO based in London, working to prevent and resolve conflict in developing countries and parts of the former Soviet Union -...
Gunnar M. Sørbø, Joanna Macrae and Lennart Wohlgemuth (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:6) 258 p.