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Project | Feb 2020 - Dec 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 | Nov 2014 - Oct 2016
Payment for performance (P4P) is a purchasing mechanism which provides funds to health providers based on the achievement of pre-specified performance ...
Health, results based financing, Tanzania
U4 Brief | May 2020
Cash transfer programmes are being created and extended in developing countries as an economic response to Covid-19. Many donors are increasing their ...
cash transfers, covid-19, donors
U4 Brief | Feb 2020
The wide discretionary powers of bureaucrats can undermine their impartiality, and result in decisions being made that are tainted by bias or have violated ...
Zanzibari Islamic knowledge transmission revisited: Loss, lament, legacy, transmission - and transformation
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This article revisits aspects of knowledge transmission within the 20th century Islamic scholarly community in Zanzibar. It particularly adresses the ...
Islam Tanzania Zanzibar Sufism, Tanzania, Zanzibar
Project | Feb 2016 - Jun 2017
This study focuses on urban property taxation, which is considered to have a substantial unexploited revenue potential for the financing of public ...
Taxation, property tax, real estate, urbanisation, local government, Tanzania
Project | Apr 2006 - Dec 2011
This project has been developed to support GoM (the National Directorate of Poverty Analysis and Studies/DNEAP in the Ministry of Planning and Development/MPD) ...
Mozambique, poverty reduction policy, monitoring and evaluation
Report in External Series | Nov 2007
This report assesses the aid that was given in support of transitional justice processes in Rwanda and Guatemala between 1995 and 2005. The analysis is ...
transitional justice, criminal courts, truth commissions, traditional justice mechanisms, reparations, security sector reform, aid, peacebuilding, development, Rwanda, Guatemala
Event | 3 Sep 2012
International efforts to strengthen the formal justice sector in Afghanistan have largely failed. Attempts to rebuild the national army and the police ...
U4 Issue | Nov 2020
If aid organisations are accountable to their beneficiaries, there is potentially less risk of corruption. Interventions may also be more efficient and ...
Corruption, Anti-corruption, Accountability, Refugees, Humanitarian aid, Uganda
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
An analysis of the consultative councils, or councils of local representatives, in Mozambique. These councils appeared in the 2000s as an alternative ...
Local governance, participation, Mozambique
News | 31 Oct 2005
"Without a functioning justice system, rebuilding a state after a conflict will not succeed. Without the foundation of the rule of law, it is impossible to secure all other nation-building processes" concludes Arne Strand who has just completed a major multidonor evaluation of humanitarian and reconstruction assistance to Afghanistan 2001-2005.
News | 25 Jan 2016
A series of case studies on the implementation of Open Government Partnership (OGP) reforms found that civil society participation fosters successful implementation, and that the limited capacity of local governments and civil society actors can be an obstacle for reform. Political commitment and strong coordination at the country level also improve the implementation record of OGP National Action Plans.
Book Chapter | Jan 2018
There is growing psychological evidence that various processes differently contribute to our propensity to support or challenge the status quo; to embrace ...
CMI Report | Jan 2002
This study was commissioned by the Norwegian Agency for Development Co-operation (NORAD). It is a follow up to "Assessing the Restructuring of SADC - ...
Event | 27 Nov 2013
Senior Researcher Gunnar M. Sørbø (CMI) and Professor of law Terje Einarsen (UiB) in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen.
Coordinator: Poverty Dynamics;Economist focusing on poverty, social exclusion and rural development.
Poverty traps, rural development, applied game theory, econometric analyses, informal credit, labour markets, foreign aid, health systems, social exclusion, nutrition, labor migration, Nepal, India, Tanzania, Malawi
CMI Brief | Nov 2016
This brief shows that the poor in Angola’s capital Luanda are effectively trapped in poverty through material deficiencies, limited income opportunities ...
inequality, Angola, Luanda
Journal Article | Jan 2016
Studies have found that politically deprived groups are more likely to rebel. However, does rebellion increase the likelihood of achieving political rights? ...
U4 Brief | Aug 2010
The full potential of anti-money laundering regimes (AML) as an anti-corruption tool is yet to be realised. At the international level, AML measures can ...
international drivers of corruption, uncac