161 - 180 of 498 items matching your search:
Book Chapter | Jan 1993
The article is a chapter in a book on international migration. The article discusses two theoretical approaches, liberalism and communitarianism, to the ...
migration, immigration, liberalism, communitarianism, global
News | 20 Dec 2013
There has been much debate on whether Afghanistan's informal justice practices should be integrated in the country's official justice system. Who should decide such an issue? Local activists claiming that these practices violate human rights, international researchers arguing that they are an undeniable part of Afghan 'reality' or military actors claiming that informal justice is necessary to win the war against the insurgents?
Event | 21 Nov 2008
The seminar will address the role of the international community in securing the right to health through an exploration of the content of the right itself, the corresponding obligations, and in particular which obligations are assumed by richer states - acting bi- or multilaterally.
Project | Aug - Dec 2008
This is the third in a series of six qualitative studies monitoring and evaluating Mozambique’s Poverty Reduction Strategy, PARPA. Many communities ...
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
The Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) and CMI are planning a research programme with its regional research partners intended ...
Regional Integration, poverty alleviation, democratization, governance, security, macroeconomic harmonisation, trade cooperation, Africa: SADC, Southern Africa
U4 Issue | May 2015
This U4 issue paper provides policymakers in developing nations, their citizens, and U4’s partners in the donor community with an overview of where ...
Justice, Assessment, Corrections, Corruption, Criminal justice, Detention, Investigation, Judiciary, Police, Prosecution, Trials
News | 3 Feb 2011
The rapid expansion of Sudan's towns and cities confronts humanitarian and development agencies with new and complex challenges.
News | 21 Jun 2005
In this edited volume, senior researcher Ragnhild Overaa writes about coastal women in Ghana in her essay When Sisters Become Competitors: Coastal Women's Innovative Utilization of Trawler By-Catch in Ghana. How do actors in "traditional" and "modern" systems of fishing interact? What economic and social changes occur in a local community as a result of women's entrepreneurship in relation to both systems?
CMI Brief | Dec 2016
Rural Angola has gone through decades of hardships with war and economic marginalisation – culminating with the current economic crisis. This brief ...
poverty, rural, economic crisis, education, health, Malanje, Angola
News | 28 Jan 2014
Ethiopia has great success in its work to eradicate poverty. Yet, the human rights situation in the country makes cooperation a challenging task for the international community. Norway should support the country´s human rights work by strengthening Ethiopia's internal debates on human rights, says CMI-researchers. -The best way to do this is through institutional cooperation, and close collaboration with Ethiopian partners.
News | 26 Jan 2012
During the past decade, Venezuela has used revenue from the oil sector to reduce poverty and foster social development. Questions of social inequalities are high up on the political agenda, says Iselin Åsedotter Strønen.
News | 25 Feb 2013
CSR is on the rise in the Arab World, but the initiators find it difficult to root the concept beyond the ranks of state-owned enterprises and crony capitalists. - When CSR projects are initiated in Arab countries, they do not enter an empty void. Many businessmen have pre-existing conceptions of social responsibility, originated in Islam, says CMI-researcher Kjetil Selvik.
Journal Article | Jan 2003
This paper uses examples from Kenya and the Sudan to argue that the scale at which we pitch our analysis when trying to identify the basic properties ...
pastoralism, natural resource management, ecosystems, Kenya, Sudan
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1991
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 ...
Rural development, Decentralisation, Democratic traditions, Self-determination, Ethiopia, Africa: Ethiopia
Project | Oct - Dec 2013
The “Fundação Para o Desenvolvimento da Comunidade” (FDC) signed a contract with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on 30th ...
Project | Jan 1998 - Dec 2000
This multidisciplinary project (demography, geography, fishery biology, sociology)examined population dynamics, development of fishery resources, and ...
Small-scale fisheries, natural resource management, migration, population dynamics, Ghana, Africa
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2015
This paper is a broad ranging reflection of the general situation of crisis in the Horn of Africa region. Rather than carry out a conventional anthropological ...
Sudan, Horn of Africa
Senior Researcher, Principal Investigator: TransOcean (ERC Starting Grant)
Anthropologist with interest in maritime territorialisation, militarisation of oceans and seas, human security, markets and historical anthropology.
Vietnam, China, Southeast Asia, East Asia, Asia-Pacific, South China Sea, Indian Ocean
Project | Nov 2011 - Oct 2014
Programmes designed to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) intend to reward individuals, communities and countries that ...
Forest governance, climate change, corruption, anti-corruption, DR Congo, Kenya, Philippines, Tanzania, Indonesia
Sudan Brief | Sep 2018
A new understanding that educating girls' does not constrain their marriage potential is emerging in eastern Sudan. Girls who continue their education ...
Child marriage, Education, Algadaref, Red Sea State, Kassala, Sudan