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Event | 28 Apr 2011
Helge Rønning will give a presentation of the upcoming Kampala conference with the title Legitimacy of Power - Possibilities of Opposition. Lise Rakner will discuss the role of opposition in African elections. Lovise Aalen presents a book project (in progress) with the preliminary title Consolidating dominance: decentralisation and central control in African states.
U4 Issue | Jan 2006
A frequently used argument for fiscal decentralisation is that it increases accountability in the spending and raising of public funds, by moving government ...
Decentralisation, corruption, public financial management and procurement, , World
Book | Jan 2018
Can autocrats establish representative subnational governments? And which strategies of manipulation are available if they would like to reduce the uncertainty ...
Decentralisation -- Africa, Central-local government relations -- Africa, Political participation, Mobilisation, Control, Autocracy, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Africa
CMI Brief | Apr 2014
There is an ongoing debate in Bangladesh in civil society and among policymakers, whether the country should move from a highly centralised unitary state ...
The decentralisation-centralisation dilemma: Recruitment and distribution of health workers in remote districts of Tanzania
Journal Article | Sep 2009
The implementation of decentralisation reforms in the health sector of Tanzania started in the 1980s. These reforms were intended to relinquish substantial ...
Governance and Fiscal Federalism in Sudan, 1989–2015: Exploring Political and Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations in an Unstable Polity
Sudan Report | Mar 2017
This report analyses the implementation and impact of decentralisation in Sudan: To what extent has the efforts to implement decentralisation policies ...
poverty, decentralisation, politics, economics, centralisation, Sudan
Event | 28 Apr 2011
Lise Rakner, Helge Rønning and Lovise Aalen will presents results of their research project Elections and Democracy in Africa.
The paradox of federalism and decentralisation in South Sudan: An instrument and an obstacle for peace
Sudan Brief | Sep 2019
A power sharing agreement and the inauguration of a new government in South Sudan has been put to a halt. Disagreement on the number of states and local ...
Federalism, Decentralisation, South Sudan
CMI Report | Jan 2003
This is the fourth report on Angola under the Country Advisor Agreement between the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and Chr. Michelsen ...
Political economy, Decentralisation, Angola, Africa: Angola
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1994
A renewed interest in local government and decentralisation in developing countries has emerged in recent years, and many students now turn to this subject. ...
Book Chapter | Jun 2015
Fiscal decentralisation – the devolution of revenue mobilisation and spending powers to lower levels of government – has become a main theme ...
Taxation, local government, fiscal decentralisation, Sub-Saharan Africa
Book Chapter | Feb 2019
African Decentralisation as a Power Calculation, and its Relevance for South Sudan Lovise Aalen The
Journal Article | Oct 2015
Theories of democratic decentralisation in democratising states suggest that such reforms will provide significant opportunities for parties in opposition ...
Opposition Parties, Decentralization, Local Governance, Elections, South Africa, Zambia
Government and participation: Institutional development, decentralisation and democracy in the third world
CMI Report | Jan 1991
Government and participation: Institutional development, decentralisation and democracy in the thir
Arguments for democratic decentralisation in Angola: If challenges remain the same, why delay the autarquias?
Angola Brief | Apr 2014
Is the Government once again going to delay local elections and democratic decentralisation? The 2010 Constitution renewed the Angolan state’s commitment ...
Doctoral Thesis | Jan 2001
McNeish's PhD thesis concerns the social, political and economic impacts of Administrative Decentralisation and Popular Participation reforms in Highland ...
Project | Jun 2003
The main objectives of this study is to organise existing knowledge on decentralisation and corruption, discuss the major controversies within and across ...
Project | Sep - Dec 2004
Orre participated as team member in the mid-term evaluation of the Decentralised Planning and Finance Programme (DPFP) in Mozambique in September 2004. ...
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Although many African governments introduced provisions for subnational elections in the early 1990s, there is variation in the extent to which these ...
Decentralisation, post-conflict states, Angola, Ethiopia, South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2000
Local taxes represent less than 5 percent of total tax revenues in Tanzania. However, the large number of these taxes, together with their unsatisfactory ...