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News | 29 Sep 2014
Boris Divjak started as Director of our U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre in September. He wants to reach even more practitioners from the development community.
Creating an Enabling Environment for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Framework and Promising Approaches
Journal Article | Jan 2015
This article provides a conceptual framework and points out the key elements for creating enabling environments for adolescent sexual and reproductive ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
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 ...
NGOs, Civil society, advocacy, capacity building, democratisation and good governance, poverty impact, children's rights, civil society organisations, Africa: Ethiopia
Journal Article | Jan 2004
A major financial problem in many municipalities in South Africa is the inadequate collection of service charges due to widespread non-payment. The prevailing ...
Public finance, Service charges, Trust, Compliance, Local government, South Africa
CMI Report | Jan 2002
In 1997, Ireland Aid (IA) established a Human Rights and Democratisation (HRD) scheme in order to assist projects outside IA's programme countries. Its ...
human rights, democratisation, aid, Guatemala, Honduras, Latin America, Central America
Event | 7 May 2013
'Good governance' is no longer the catch word in the international donor community. The focus is now on 'good fit' or 'good enough governance' - on which ...
Traditional, but changing, cultural norms: Rural community views on child marriage in Algadaref State, Sudan
Sudan Report | Dec 2017
This report investigates child marriage in Algadaref State, located in Sudan’s eastern region. Child marriage is a human rights violation affecting ...
child marriage, cultural norms, rural community, Algadaref, Sudan
State-religion relations and attempts at regulation: The Indonesian draft law on inter-religious harmony
Event | 16 Aug 2012
While it is generally accepted that states may regulate the activities of religious communities in the interests of social order and public harmony, how ...
Sudan Working Paper | Oct 2016
The traditional native justice system in Darfur has an advantage over the modern state judicial one; it has proved its relevance for effectively managing ...
Institutions, Law, Darfur, Sudan
News | 12 May 2005
In his new book, senior researcher Roberto Gargarella argues that many of the problems currently attributed to modern constitutional democracies, are not unfortunate "distortions" of a properly organized institutional design, but rather foreseeable effects of that framework.
Does democracy travel well? The role of donors in exporting democratic governance to sub-Saharan Africa
Event | 13 Oct 2011
The international donor community has been trying to promote democratic systems of governance in developing countries. Is progress being made?
Event | 21 Mar 2006
CMI senior researcher Siri Lange: "Who are to represent local communities in land disputes with mining companies? Pastoralists and land rights under the new mining code in Tanzania"
Project | Feb 2020 - Jul 2023
Public services are essential for development. However, their provision varies greatly across communities within developing countries. Although local ...
Public services, Security, Pre-colonial states, Uganda
Project | May - Jul 2018
Norway has provided financial support to the Blue Diamond Society (BDS) since 2007. The Norwegian Embassy (in the current phase) provides support ...
Civil society, health, development aid, Nepal
News | 6 Jul 2016
The Islamist government in Sudan deter women from divorce in court insisting they are preserving the cornerstone of the Islamic nation, the Muslim family. ...
Monitoring and evaluating poverty reduction policies in Mozambique: Social relations of rural-urban poverty
CMI Brief | Aug 2009
Many communities in Mozambique find themselves in the rural-urban interface, either by being small towns or rural areas in the vicinity of cities. There ...
poverty reduction, , Mozambique
CMI Report | Jan 2008
The review considered whether NDN activities have contributed to improved ethnic relations and to sustainable peace and reconciliation in the Western ...
Macedonia, Croatia, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Peace-building, Post-conflict, Reconciliation
Management, co-management or no management? Major dilemmas in southern African freshwater fisheries. Vol. 1: Synthesis report Vol.2: Case studies
Book | Jan 2003
Fisheries in the South Africa Development Community freshwaters are found to function as an economic buffer and as a safety valve for thousands of people ...
Fishery, Freshwater fish, DR Congo, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe
News | 8 May 2015
Access to education has been one of the main priorities for Afghan authorities and the international community for the past 14 years, but despite formidable investments in the country’s educational sector, many Afghan children leave school without being able to read or write. What has gone wrong?
Event | 23 Sep 2010
the workshop will examine why Lebanon becomes trapped in externally driven cycles of regional and international political conflict and what the international community can do to break the cycle of violence.