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Journal Article | 1996

South Africa manufacturing industries: catching up or falling behind?

Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (1996)
in Journal of Development Studies vol. 32 no. 5 pp. 715-733
Journal Article | 1995

Troubled sisterhood: Women and Politics in Southern Africa. Case studies from Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana

Gisela Geisler (1995)
in African Affairs pp. 545-578
Book Chapter | 1995

Liberal democracy and ethnic conflict in South Africa

Vincent Maphai (1995)
in H. Glickman (ed.): Ethinic conflict and democratisation in Africa. Atlanta pp. 71-120
Book Chapter | 1995

Responses to human right criticism: Kenya-Norway and Indonesia-the Netherlands

This is a comparative study of responses to active human rights criticism by two donor countries, Norway and the Netherlands vis-á-vis Kenya and Indonesia, respectively. Six factors are considered: (a)...
Peter Baehr, Hilde Selbervik and Arne Tostensen (1995)
in Peter Baehr, Hilde Hey, Jacqueline Smith and Theresa Swinehart (eds.): Human rights in developing countries. Yearbook 1995. The Hague/Oslo: Kluwer Law International/Nordic Human Rights Publications pp. 55-87
Book Chapter | 1995

Ett eller flere partier for Afrika?

This chapter (n Norwegian) argues that hardly any word is as misused as democracy. Very few would be prepared to declare themselves and anti-democrats; the great majority consider themselves adherents...
Arne Tostensen (1995)
in Patrik Ekløf (ed.): Fellesrådets Afrika Årbok '95. Tema: Demokrati i Afrika. Oslo: Fellesrådet for Afrika pp. 77-82
Report in External Series | 1995

The nature and magnitude of poverty in South Africa

(Working paper series, Environment and social policy, ESP 14, August 1995)
Lual Deng, Pundy Pillay and Elling Tjønneland (1995)
Abidjan: African Development Bank 62 p.
CMI Report | 1995

Judiciary and good governance in contemporary Tanzania. Problems and prospects

The World Bank identified judiciary among institutions which ran down during centralized governance. The Bank also expressed the need for and willingness to take part in rebuilding these institutions so...
Sufian Hermed Bukurura (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1995:3) 70 p.
CMI Report | 1995

From nation-building to popular culture: The modernization of performance in Tanzania

This study focuses on Tanzania's efforts to use elements from ethnic expressive arts in political propaganda and in the creation of a national culture after Independence. It analyses why nationalized...
Siri Lange (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1995:1) 182 p.
CMI Report | 1995

En analyse av årsakene til det diplomatiske bruddet mellom Norge og Kenya i 1990

On 22 October 1990 the Norwegian ambassador to Kenya was summoned to the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs; the Kenyan Government had decided to break diplomatic relations with Norway. The...
Hilde Selbervik (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1995:5) 170 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)
CMI Working Paper | 1995

Taxation and tax reforms in Tanzania: A survey

This paper reviews the tax system in Tanzania, and gives particular attention to the tax reform proposals presented in the Report of the Presidential Commission on Taxation. In considering the...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1995:4) 35 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1995

Valued-added taxation in Tanzania?

Is Tanzania ready for a value-added tax (V AT)? The purpose of this paper is to answer this and other related questions that are often asked about value-added taxation in...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1995:5) 27 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1995

South Africa manufacturing industries catching up or falling behind?

This paper argues that intraindustry trade with developed countries is an important source of technology transfer, and creates incentives to climb up the learning curve. South Africa has an industrial...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1995:2) 40 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1994

Local government and decentralisation in Sub-Saharan Africa. An annotated bibliography

A renewed interest in local government and decentralisation in developing countries has emerged in recent years, and many students now turn to this subject. A substantial literature is already available,...
Kjetil Børhaug (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1994:5) 58 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1994

Do interest groups matter in economic policy- making? Reflections from a Zambian case study.

The current debate within development research strongly emphasise the role of interest groups in developing and sustaining democratic and liberal economic reforms. With this debate as its point of departure,...
Lise Rakner (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1994:4)
CMI Report | 1994

Project appraisal and sustainability in less developed countries

There is a widespread concern that adverse environmental effects of economic activities will seriously affect both the present and future welfare of people in less developed countries, and that the...
Arild Angelsen, Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Ussif Rashid Sumaila (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1994:1) 136 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.
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 | 1994

"Observing the elation of liberation. Being a UN observer in Lebowa, Northern Transvaal"

(Human Rights Report No. 3)
Gisela Geisler (1994)
in Tjønneland, Elling N.: South Africa's 1994 elections. The birth of democracy, its future prospects and Norwegian development aid. Oslo: Norwegian Institute of Human Rights pp. 69-74
Book Chapter | 1994

Towards common security in Southern Africa- regional cooperation after apartheid

Elling N. Tjønneland and Tom Vraalsen (1994)
in Sue Brothers, Janet Hermans & Doreen Nteta (eds.): Botswana in the 21st century. Procceding of a symposium organised by the Botswana Society, October 18-21, 1993. Gaborone: Botswana Society pp. 64-97