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Journal Article | 2001

Peacekeepers as nation-builders: Dilemmas of the UN in East Timor

The UN mission in East Timor is the most comprehensive transitional administration undertaken by the UN to date. While having a combined function of peacekeeping and civil administration, UNTAET was...
Astri Suhrke (2001)
in International peacekeeping vol. 8 no. 4 pp. 1-20
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Determinants of inflation in Tanzania

Tanzania's inflation rate which averaged about 30% in the early 1990's dropped to about 13% at the end of 1998. Using an error correction model (ECM), this paper estimates an...
Ussif Rashid Sumaila and Samuel A. Laryea (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:12)
CMI Report | 1999

Making South-North organisational cooperation an effective instrument for institution building

The Bergen Seminar on Development 1999 focused on aid-funded institutional partnerships and twinning, and the extent that these are effective mechanisms for promoting organisational change and institution building. Institutional cooperation,...
Arve Ofstad (ed.) (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1999:6) 80 p.
Commissioned Report | 1999

The 1999 Small Business Baseline Survey

The aim of the Baseline Survey was to generate information on the characteristics of entrepreneurs and enterprises in the Erongo and Otjozondjupa regions in order to measure the impact of...
Arne Wiig (1999)
Windhoek: Ministry of Trade and Industry, Namibia
CMI Report | 1998

Research and fisheries management: the uneasy relationship review of the Zambia-Zimbabwe SADC fisheries project

This report is an evaluation of the "Zambia-Zimbabwe SADC Fisheries Project". The project aims to establish effective fisheries management regimes for the various fisheries of Lake Kariba. The project has...
Eyolf Jul-Larsen, Florence Bukali da Graca, Jesper Raakjær Nielsen and Paul van Zwieten (1998)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1998:1)
Report in External Series | 1998

Norwegian Research Support to Developing Countries: The Cases of Uganda & Zimbabwe

This report, commissioned by NORAD through the Research Council of Norway, maps the institutional research situation in Uganda and Zimbabwe with a view to suggesting possible support approached on the...
Arne Tostensen, Regine Anderssen and Inger Nordal (1998)
Oslo: Research Council of Norway
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 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.
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.
CMI Working Paper | 1996

Economic analysis of land degradation in Indonesia upland

The objective of this research is to determine factors affecting land degradation in the upland in Indonesia, and to suggest appropriate policies regarding land-use. The regression results indicate that about...
Bustanul Arifin (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1996:7)
CMI Report | 1996

Whither Nordic/SADC relations?

In 1986 the member states of the then Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADC) and the five Nordic countries signed a joint declaration of expanded economic and cultural cooperation, referred...
Keith Atkinson and Arne Tostensen (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1996:6) 49 p.
CMI Report | 1996

Human rights self-monitoring: A proposal for the Northern European democracies

This report recommends that Human Rights in Developing Countries adopt a radically new approach to monitoring human rights. The "old way" is to monitor aid-recipient governments' violations of the human...
Jack Donnelly and Rhoda E. Howard (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1996:3) 27 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1996

Institutional approaches to the study of international organisation

This paper gives an overview of changes and shifts in the study of international organisation and notes that research has gradually moved away from the study of de facto organisations...
Hugo Stokke (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1996:1)
CMI Report | 1995

Coconuts and cultivation in the Philippines. A study of social formation in Candelaria, Quezon Province

This study gives a detailed account of coconut cultivation and the social formation of coconut cultivations in a specific locality in the Quezon province on the island of Luzon in...
Guro Skåre (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1995:4) 132 p.
CMI Report | 1991

Food insecurity and coping strategies among the lower income urban households in Malawi

This paper highlights the main findings of a survey carried out amongst low income groups in Lilongwe and Blantyre, Malawi's two major cities. The survey covered employment and incomes, expenditure...
Wycliffe Chilowa (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1991:4) 22 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.
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)