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Journal Article | Nov 2012
Informal payments—payments made from patients to health personnel in excess of official fees—are widespread in low-income countries. It is ...
informal payments, , rent seeking, , direct clinical observation, , health worker effort, , Tanzania
News | 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 | 21 Jun 2013
Or isn't it? Do aid efforts to reduce child mortality actually work? Do projects aimed at female empowerment lead to less violence against women?
Report in External Series | Apr 2012
Cash is a great incentive. The last decade has seen a boom in various forms of cash incentive programmes, from the conditional cash transfer programmes ...
Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi
CMI Report | Jan 2002
Norway has been requested by IMF to provide balance of payment (BOP) support to Bangladesh, which is facing a critical reduction in its foreign exchange ...
Balance of Payment, Programme Aid, NORAD, Bangladesh, Asia: Bangladesh
Event | 23 Oct 2008
Crime and the fear of being hit by crime and small-scale violence are key economic and social problems in most developing countries. How is police corruption linked to the wider processes of development - including crime, violence and poverty, asks Jens Chr. Andvig from NUPI and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad in this seminar.
Project | Jan - Dec 2003
Creating a favourable investment climate is crucial for economic development. In this study, we explore the impact of social development variables on ...
Project | Apr - Nov 2008
Many parts of Western Ethiopia are among the poorest areas in the world, with poor health conditions, gender discrimination, lack of infrastructure and ...
Vulnerability, risk, poverty, rural, basic services, Ethiopia
Project | Jan 2015 - Dec 2019
It is fairly well documented that gender equality is positive for economic growth. The claim that female empowerment is ‘smart economics’ ...
Event | 4 Dec 2012
How is Angola transforming growth into development? How to balance benefits to Angola's citizens and foreign investors?
Project | Sep 2019 - Aug 2024
The South China Sea is known as a contested maritime battleground. Not just for state sovereignty, oil and gas but above all for the marine resources ...
Fisheries, Natural resource management, Governance, Borders, Militarisation
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
Citizens' access and right to information on local government budgets and accounts is often considered a necessary condition for good governance. Without ...
Infomation dissemination, Local government, Budgets, Africa: Tanzania
Project | Jan - Dec 2002
Ireland Aid's human rights and democratisation scheme is successful in terms of the projects it supports, their impact and relevance, and the partners ...
Human rights, Democratisation
Project | Jan - Dec 1996
After years of drought, the water levels of Lake Malawi and Shire River have decreased considerably, which may in its turn have dramatic consequences ...
Report in External Series | Dec 2007
Flyktninger: Libanons indre Fiende? Are John Knudsen Hvor Hender Det? Lebanon, Palestinian refug
Lebanon, Palestinian refugees, refugee camps, living conditions, Nahr el Bared
News | 20 Mar 2006
The President of Botswana H.E. Festus Mogae visited Bergen Friday 24 March. Botswana is seen as an outstanding success-story in sub-Saharan Africa. In his speech "Natural Resources: Resourcing Development: The Botswana Experience." Mogae analyses the Botswana experience.
News | 8 Sep 2016
What does it mean to become a rich man? For some, getting another wife. A research team has studied poverty from below to come up with answers for designing ...
News | 29 Aug 2006
Dr. Kari Telle is a Social Anthropologist who has worked extensively on issues related to socio-religious change in Indonesia. Telle will work on the new Politics of Faith programme where she will study religious mobilization and the politics of 'security' in post-Suharto Indonesia.
Project | Jan 2010 - Nov 2013
We combine quantitative and qualitative methodologies to understand long term poverty dynamics in rural Nepal. We conduct life-history interviews with ...
Project | Jan 2019 - Oct 2022
TRAFIG, Transnational Figurations of Displacement, is an EU-funded Horizon 2020 research and innovation project. From 2019 to 2021, 12 partner organisations ...