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Asian Models for Aid: Is There a Non-Western Approach to Development Assistance? Summary record of seminar held in Oslo, December 2006
CMI Report | Oct 2007
The expansion of the international donor community clearly challenges the current "consensus" of a new "harmonised" aid architecture, ...
Development aid, Asia, Japan, China, India, South Korea
(In Press) Fishers, Monks and Cadres: Navigating State, Religion and the South China Sea in Central Vietnam, co-published by NIAS Press and the University of Hawai'i Press
Book | Oct 2020
This remarkable and timely ethnography explores how fishing communities living on the fringe of the South China Sea in central Vietnam interact with state ...
Discrimination in the Name of Religious Freedom: The Rights of Women and Non-Muslims after the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan
CMI Report | Jul 2007
Government policy since independence has by and large disregarded Sudan's multi-religious character through continuous Islamisation and Arabisation processes ...
Religious freedom, Women's rights, Sudan, Gender, Human rights, Religion, Islam, Christianity, Peace building
The Depoliticisation of Development and the Democratisation of Politics in Tanzania: Parallel Structures as Obstacles to Delivering Services to the Poor
Journal Article | Jan 2008
Local democracy and the involvement of local communities in the provision of social services are central issues in the local government reforms that are ...
Local government reform, service delivery, Tanzania
CMI Report | Jan 1994
South Africa's return to the international community is fraught with ambiguities and contradictions. The gap between hopes and outcomes, between popular ...
South Africa, Southern Africa, Security, International relations, Foreign policy, Africa: South Africa
Project | Sep 2014 - Jan 2016
Aiming to provide universal access to basic health services and empower communities to take charge of their own health, the Ethiopian government has during ...
Review of Matantala Rural Integrated Enterprise and the Community Development with Traditional Leade
Project | Apr - Jul 2009
Review of Matantala Rural Integrated Enterprise and the Community Development with Traditional Lead
Book | Oct 2012
Dos Justicias: Coordinación interlegal e intercultural en Guatemala (Two Justices: Interlegal and Intercultural Coordination in Guatemala) is the ...
indegenous law, Guatemala
CMI Report | Aug 2011
A new Land Act introduced in Angola in 2004 demonstrates a genuine interest in the protection of the customary land rights of rural communities and underlines ...
Customary land tenure, Agricultural development, Angola
CMI Report | Jan 2001
The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan has rapidly deteriorated over the last months, as the conflict between the Taliban and the international community ...
U4 Brief | Feb 2014
Integrating anti-corruption measures into sector work – known as mainstreaming – receives increased attention from the development community. ...
U4 Issue | Jan 2011
The development community is striving to achieve results and value for money with its investments in health around the world. Yet, donors often work ...
Journal Article | Jan 1993
Wives and Traders: Women's Careers in Ghanaian Canoe Fisheries Ragnhild Overå Maritime Anthropologi
Fish traders, fishing communities, gender relations, Ghana, Ghana
Event | 8 Dec 2010
What opportunities do virtual museums create for dialog between diverse communities? How can virtual museums contribute to a development paradigm that moves beyond enduring conceptions of aid as a one-way transaction? How can digital media positively augment these processes?
News | 1 Feb 2005
A major financial problem in many municipalities in South Africa is inadequate collection of revenues, mainly due to widespread non-payment. However, huge variations in compliance exist both within (poor) communities and between communities that have quite similar socio-economic characteristics.
Project | Jan - Dec 2017
The aim of this group is to create a multi-disciplinary, multi-method Bergen-based research community focused on the study of natural resources, with ...
News | 27 Feb 2012
Corporate community development projects typically do not fail due to incompetence. They fail because promoting development is not their underlying objective. Making money is.
News | 1 Jul 2011
Visual anthropologist Carlos Y. Flores talks about "collaborative video and shared anthropology", showing clips from "K'ixba'l" (Shame, Guatemala, 2010), his latest film from Guatemala.
Report in External Series | Dec 2016
Wildlife crime is big business — by some estimates it is the fourth largest source of illegal trade after drugs, counterfeit goods and human trafficking. ...
wildlife crime, anti-corruption, wildlife conservation
Journal Article | Sep 2013
SADC has a poor record in advancing peace and security in Southern Africa. Many identify poor policy frameworks and weak technical capacities as ...
SADC. cooperation, security, democracy, Southern Africa