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CMI Report | Jan 2006
This report summarises the findings of a joint research project undertaken by the Centre for Social Research, Chr. Michelsen Institute and the Universities ...
Malawi, , Elections, Political institutions, Judiciary, Parliament, Electoral commission, Political parties, Accountability
Project | Jan - Oct 2000
CMI provided research support to a commission appointed by the Danish Minister of Development Cooperation to review all aspects of Danida support to development ...
Journal Article | Jan 2010
It is a central political goal to secure disabled individuals the same opportunities as others to pursue their conception of a good life. This goal reflects ...
Project | Mar 2006 - Jan 2008
Research-based information is recognised as crucial for Mozambique's endeavours to reduce its poverty. This first report in a series of three qualitative ...
Mozambique, PARPA, Rural Poverty, Participatory Methodologies
Twenty years with anti-corruption. Part 5. Money laundering and illicit financial flows – the ‘getaway car’ of corruption
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Jun 2020
Combatting money laundering and flows of illicit finance is central to the global response to corruption. These are the means by which criminals enjoy ...
Development cooperation, Illicit financial flows, Money-laundering
Clustering as an Organizational Response to Capital Market Inefficiency:Evidence from Handloom Enterprises in Ethiopia
Report in External Series | Jan 2010
Using data from microenterprises of the handloom sector in four regions of Ethiopia, the paper shows that clustering, through specialization and ...
clustering, industrialization, finance, microenterprises, Ethiopia, Ethiopia
Book Chapter | Dec 2010
In view of the growing influence of religion in public life on the national and international scenes, Muslim Diaspora in the West constitutes a timely ...
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2007
Across Africa land rights conflicts are escalating between indigenous and migrant ethnic groups. This paper analyses the communal violence that took place ...
Ethnic conflicts, Violence, Uganda
Assessing needs and vulnerability in Afghanistan: Identifying vulnerable populations and assessing needs in a complex emergency. An inter-agency evaluation of UN humanitarian response in Afghanistan
Report in External Series | Jan 2001
(Commissioned by OCHA, UNHCR, UNICEF and WFP. Limited circulation)
New book: | 18 Dec 2012
China, India, Brazil and South Africa have become major economic actors and players on the African continent. The role of the West and traditional development aid is rapidly changing. Has the emerging South powers' entry into the African continent changed the name of the game?
News | 8 Jun 2012
A new report documents measures that can make government and politics more responsive, more accountable and more transparent and enable citizens to take a greater role in governing themselves.
Project | Mar 2007 - Jan 2008
This report is the second in a series of six participatory and qualitative studies on poverty in Mozambique, undertaken as part of the monitoring and ...
Mozambique, Urban Poverty, Coping Strategies
News | 3 Mar 2016
An oil spill in Peru has left a trail of destruction. The company responsible for the oil spill offered indigenous people in the affected areas the equivalent of five NOK to clean up the mess barehanded.
Project | Aug 2015 - Dec 2016
Rationale Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and the University of Bergen Department of Comparative Politics have received seed funding from the CMI-UiB ...
Nepal, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda
Event | 29 Jan 2015
Europe experiences ultra-conservative push-backs on social advances in sexual and reproductive rights. Who are the actors, what motivates them and how do they work?
Book Chapter | Jan 1995
This is a comparative study of responses to active human rights criticism by two donor countries, Norway and the Netherlands vis-á-vis Kenya and Indonesia, ...
Human rights, International relations, Netherlands, Norway, Kenya, Indonesia
Event | 22 Aug 2014
The Centre on Law & Social Transformation aims to be a dynamo for interdisciplinary research on the potential and limits of law as an instrument ...
Book Chapter | Nov 2017
Zambia has a long history of disputed changes of the mining tax regime with damaging effects on the working relations between the Government and the mining ...
Taxation, royalties, extractive industries, mining, royalty, lobbying, Zambia
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
On 21 November 2005, a referendum on a proposed new constitution was held in Kenya, which was conducted in a peaceful and orderly manner. The poll represented ...
Constitutions, Referendum, Kenya
News | 22 Mar 2013
The late Hugo Chavez proclaimed himself a feminist and opened up new arenas for women's activism in Venezuela. Poor women challenged their traditional roles as mothers and wives and took a collective step into the public sphere. Yet, their struggle is not so much about women's liberation from a Western feminist perspective as it is a fight for alleviating poverty and opening up new spaces for women's political participation.