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DERAP Working Paper | 1991

Liberalisation of agricultural produce marketing and household food security in Malawi

This paper presents the preliminary findings of a baseline survey of 1800 households in three different agricultural development divisions which was undertaken by the Centre for Social Research in Malawi...
Wycliffe Chilowa (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1991: 2) 26 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1991

Structural adjustment and poverty: The case of Malawi

Malawi has been regarded by the World Bank as a "strong adjuster", since the introduction of its first structural adjustment programme in 1981. This paper outlines the main effects of...
Wycliffe Chilowa (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1991: 3) 14 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1991

Rural conditions for democracy in Ethiopia

The paper offers a contribution to the analysis of the peasant-state relationship, based on experiences from Ethiopia. It argues that in a country where the peasants represent almost 90 per...
Siegfried Pausewang (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1991: 5) 18 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1991

Towards a "development contract". A new model for international agreements with African countries?

In this paper it is suggested that the present modalities for North-South cooperation, and especially the current structural adjustment programmes being unilaterally imposed on developing countries in Africa and elsewhere,...
Arve Ofstad, Arne Tostensen and Tom Vraalsen (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1991: 6) 13 p.
Edited Book | 1991

Authoritarian democracy and adjustment. The politics of economic reform in Africa

(Published in cooperation with Chr. Michelsen Institute and United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (Seminar Proceedings no. 26))
Peter Gibbon, Yusuf Bangura and Arve Ofstad (eds.) (1991)
Uppsala: The Scandinavia Institute of African Studies 236 p.
Edited Book | 1991

Bibliography on Norwegian development research 1980-1989. A compilation of Norwegian research on Africa, Asia, Latin- America, Oceania and north-south relations.

(Published in cooperation with Norwegian Association for Development Research; Centre for Development Studies, University of Bergen and Chr. Michelsen Institute)
Terje Tvedt, Hilde Brekke and Eldar Bråten (1991)
Oslo 534 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Norwegian aid and the environment in Mozabique. The issues

This paper identifies the major environmental issues in Mozambique under the present conditions of war and economic crisis, which differ considerably from most African countries. Secondly, it specifies those sectors...
I Cherrette, J. Kirkby, O. Marleyn, B. Munslow and P. O'Keefe (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1990:16) 82 p.
CMI Report | 1990

The rule of law in Africa. Reflections on the limits of constitutionalism

Yash Ghai (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report M 1990:1) 9 p.
Journal Article | 1990

What sustains sustainable development? Natural-resource management and popular participation in Tanzania

Alf Morten Jerve (1990)
in Forum for development studies no. 1 pp. 85-103
CMI Report | 1990

Research on local government in Tanzania

Alf Morten Jerve and Jon Naustdalslid (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1990:5) 27 p.
CMI Report | 1990

The Nordic/SADCC Initiative: A Nordic Review

The report reviews progress under the Nordic/SADCC Initiative on expanded economic and cultural co-operation btween the Nordic countries and the SADCC Member States during the period 1986-1989. It concludes that,...
Arne Tostensen, Nils Groes, Kimmo Kiljunen and Tom Østergaard (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1990:8) 66 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Land reform and economic development strategy in Zimbabwe. State autonomy and the policy lobby

The article reviews the discussion on the issue of land reform within Zimbabwe and the various explanations advanced in the literature of why redistribution of assets in land from the...
Tor Skålnes and Sam Moyo (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper D 1990: 1) 27 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Issues in the development of statistical services in Namibia

The paper contributes towards an assessment of the statistical context in which the Namibia Socio-Economic Database might be employed in Namibia. It discusses from a comparative perspective issues likely to...
Graham Eele and Robert Greener (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper D 1990: 4)
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Research on local government in Tanzania

The paper contains the report from a study tour in Tanzania - April/May 1990. The objective of the tour was to investigate the possibilities for Norwegian involvement in research concerning...
Alf Morten Jerve and Jon Naustdalslid (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper D 1990: 5)
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Working Group on Information and Documentation Session at the 6th EADI General Conference, Oslo 27-30 June 1990

Report and papers from a six hours session by the EADI Working Group on Information and Documentation in Oslo, June 1990. A variety of topics were covered: Documentation in Namibia,...
EADI European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes, Working Group on Information and Documentation (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper D 1990: 7) 93 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

The vagaries of descent-reckoning: Father's right is mother's loss

"Pure" matrilineal systems are said to be "doomed" because they are incompatible with economic growth. The author argues that descent systems are not always changed by forces beyond control but...
Gisela Geisler (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1990: 13) 19 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Moving with tradition: The politics of marriage amongst the Toka of Zambia

"Tradition" has neither been static or blissful, nor are colonial powers to be blamed entirely for its "decline". The historical analyses of the marriage "traditions" of the Toka from the...
Gisela Geisler (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1990: 14) 24 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Foreign aid to Mozambique, needs and effects. A preliminary report

This preliminary study provides an overview of international aid received by Mozambique, and brings out central issues regarding the aid policies of representative donors. The report deals particularly with aspects...
Yussuf Adam (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1990: 15) 27 p.
Edited Book | 1989

Escape from Violence. Conflict and the Refugee Crisis in the Developing World

The magnitude of refugees movements in the Third World, widely perceived as an unprecedented crisis, has generated widespread concern in the West. This concern reveals itself as an ambiguous mixture...
Aristide R. Zolberg, Astri Suhrke and Sergio Aguayo (1989)
Oxford: Oxford University Press 400 p.