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Edited Book | 2008

Interpreting welfare and relief in the Middle East

Based on different problematic and methodological perspectives and new sources, this book’s contributions lie in the close study of welfare beyond the religious divides, codifications and indoctrinations. The time span...
Nefissa Naguib and Inger Marie Okkenhaug (eds.) (2008)
Leiden: Brill
Journal Article | 2007

When Men do Women's Work: Structural Adjustment, Unemployment and Changing Gender Relations in the Informal Economy of Accra, Ghana

Economic crisis and structural adjustment in Ghana have put large numbers of formal sector employees and civil servants out of work. This informalisation process has gendered consequences. Unemployed people, rural-urban...
Ragnhild Overå (2007)
in Journal of Modern African Studies vol. 45 no. 4 pp. 539-563
CMI Brief | 2007

Overloaded Planning Systems, Limited Fiscal Autonomy, but some Improvements in Service Delivery: Lessons from the Local Government Reform in Tanzania 2002 - 2005

This brief summarises some of the key findings of phase 1 (2002-2005) of the Formative Process Research Programme on the local government reform in Tanzania. The principal objective of the...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Einar Braathen and Amon Chaligha (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief) 4 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2006

Exploring the Research-Policy Linkage: The Case of Reforms in Financing Primary Education in Tanzania

Tanzania abolished school fees in primary schools as from 2002. This move was made possible because of shifts in the policy of major donors, not least the World Bank. In...
Alf Morten Jerve (2006)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2006: 3) 21 p.
CMI Report | 2006

Review of Right to Play

Right to Play (former Olympic Aid), is an athlete-driven international humanitarian organisation which uses sport and play as a development tool for children and youth. The central delivery method is...
Siri Lange and Sigmund Haugsjå (2006)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2006: 12) 67 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2005

'Money has no Name': Informalisation, Unemployment and changing Gender Relations in Accra, Ghana

Economic crisis and structural adjustment in Ghana have put large numbers of formal sector employees and civil servants out of work. This informalisation process has gendered consequences. Unemployed people, rural-urban...
Ragnhild Overå (2005)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper) 19 p.
Report in External Series | 2004

Primary education since the introduction of the primary education development plan

The Primary Education Development Plan (PEDP) was introduced in July 2001. The plan includes the abolition of school fees, increased teacher recruitment, investment grants for new buildings, as well as...
Siri Lange (2004)
Dar es Salaam: REPOA/NIBR/Chr.Michelsen Institute (Formative process research on the local government reform in Tanzania. Project Brief no. 8) 3 p.
Report in External Series | 2004

Study of the impact of the work of Save the Children Norway in Ethiopia: Building civil society

This report is part of a series of four reports resulting from a study commissioned by the Evaluation Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in December 2002. The study...
Johan Helland (2004)
Oslo: Norad (Norad Evaluation Study) 62 p.
Edited Book | 2002

Eroding local capacity. International Humanitarian Action in Africa

Eroding Local Capacity is a critical examination of the interplay between international and local actors operating in the humanitarian arena in Africa. All sides emphasise the need to build local...
Monica Kathina Juma and Astri Suhrke (eds.) (2002)
Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet 203 p.
Report in External Series | 2001

Project INT/97/R12, Fund for Norwegian Consultancy Services and Programme Activities: OOUGA 2110, technical assistance and equipment to promote science education in 5 secondary schools in APAC distri

(Commissioned report. Limited circulationl)
Endre Lillethun (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
CMI Working Paper | 2001

The status of the East Timor agricultural sector 1999

This working paper came about as a result of background research for a chapter in Social and Economic Conditions in East Timor, published by the International Conflict Resolution Program, School...
Narve Rio (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:7) 30 p.
Journal Article | 2001

Fenomenet Taliban: Fra lokalopprør til storpolitikk

The article presents a broad analysis of the Taliban movement in Afghanistan. The basis of the movement lies in networks of traditional religious leaders and Islamic schools in Afghanistan and...
Arne Strand and Kristian Berg Harpviken (2001)
in Internasjonal politikk vol. 59 no. 4 pp. 445-472
Report in External Series | 1995

Marketing barriers facing developing countries. Essays on product differentiation, discrimination and brand naming in the market for clothing

(A dissertation submitted for the degree of dr. econ. Norwegian School of Economics and Buisness Administration, Bergen)
Arne Wiig (1995)
Bergen: Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration
CMI Report | 1992

Secondary and higher secondary school education in Bangladesh. Its growth and state expenditures: A time-series analysis of 1981-90.

This paper first identifies trends and patterns in the growth of the secondary and higher secondary schools in Bangladesh, while differentiating between the Islamic madrassa schools, and the general (mainstream)...
Mahmudul Alam (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1992:10) 23 p.