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News | 28 May 2013
There is huge variation in vaccination coverage across low- and middle-income countries. Some of the poorest countries perform far better than richer ones. The standard policy response to low coverage is to improve supply of vaccines. Researchers urge policymakers to also work on the demand side. - Health authorities should try making vaccination the default option, says CMI-director Ottar Mæstad.
U4 Brief | Jan 2008
Broad national anti-corruption strategies have so far been a popular response by governments to wide-spread corruption in many countries. The results ...
Corruption, uncac, World
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1994
About half of tropical deforestation is commonly explained by the expansion of traditional agriculture (shifting cultivation). This article first questions ...
Shifting cultivation, Agriculture, Deforestation, Indonesia
Book Chapter | Jan 1994
Refugees in Asia: Problems and practices of asylum for Indochinese and Afghan refugees Astri Suhrke
Project | Jan 2011 - Jan 2013
The main objective of this project is to identify the effects that political instability and corruption have on foreign investment to Bangladesh, with ...
FDI, governance, corruption, Bangladesh
Project | Aug 2006 - Jun 2007
The objective of this study is to assess the impacts of the tax system on the growth of firms within five key sectors (agriculture, tourism, mining, financial ...
Taxation, tax reform, tax administration, effective tax rate, investments, economic growth, Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
Policing is critical for children’s security but police are also responsible for preventing and addressing crime by children and younger persons. ...
U4 Brief | Aug 2015
New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States provides a framework in which donors and host countries establish shared priorities for reducing fragility, ...
aid, fragile states
Book Chapter | Jun 2007
A high level of corruption in a market implies that some firms will lose contracts because competitors offer bribes. An interesting question relates to ...
Journal Article | Jan 2002
This article reviews the literature on the 'smart sanctions' approach developed in the late 1990s in response to the failure of conventional sanctions ...
Sanctions, International relations, Global
Project | Sep 2015 - Apr 2016
Corruption risks in the field of environmental impact assessments have yet to be assessed critically in Albania despite numerous allegations of fraud ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, environmental impact assessments, environmental decisions, environmental governance, Albania
Report in External Series | Mar 2014
Much has been written about the role of the rising or emerging powers and their accelerating economic engagement in Africa. Much less is known about how ...
Rising Powers, African peace and security, China, India, Brazil, South Africa, Africa, China, India, South Africa, Brazil
Event | 22 May 2014
Rather than serving as civilian and humanitarian safe havens, refugee camps are notorious for their insecurity. When a violation occurs, to which actors shall responsibility be allocated?
News | 10 Sep 2010
This report from the Global Centre for The Responsibility to Protect examines the entire sequence of events in Darfur and asks, first, why the world manifestly failed to stem the violence, and, secondly, what ought to have been done in the face of a state apparently determined to perpetrate atrocities upon its own people.
CMI Report | Jan 2005
This report reviews the Ethiopian portfolio of the Development Fund (DF), a Norwegian NGO, which has evolved from supporting relief work by one Tigrayan ...
Ethiopia, Non-governmental organisations, Drylands, Partnership
Project | Jul 2015 - Jun 2017
After the end of the Cold War armed conflict steadily declined; however, since 2007 that trend has reversed. New conflicts in countries with previous ...
local peacebuilding, conflict-affected countries, rights-based peacebuilding, Nepal, South Africa, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Central African Republic, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan, South/Southeast Asia, Africa
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
COGENT represents an inter-disciplinary approach to improving household food security and nutrition-related health outcomes among women and children in ...
Climate change, climate services, health, agriculture, food security, Ethiopia, Tanzania
Project | Jan 2012 - Dec 2014
The purpose of this research project is to assess the effectiveness of advocacy by civil society organisations (CSOs) in promoting child rights. ...
Child rights, Kenya, slum, Kenya
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
Parliamentary elections will be held in Angola in 2008, as the first elections since 1992. There are now almost 100 political parties registered in Angola, ...
Angola, democratization, political parties
U4 Brief | Jan 2015
Full text on mobile or tablet The New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States provides a framework in which donors and host countries establish shared ...