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We study how political institutions, political processes and political action shape and are shaped by democracy and rights, economic outcomes and social development.
Journal Article | Jul 2017
Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) are an important analytic tool for identifying and potentially mitigating project risks and negative environmental ...
environmental impact assessments, corruption, anti-corruption, natural resource governance, environmental crime, Albania
By the gun or by the bribe: Firm size, environmental governance and corruption among mining companies in Guatemala
U4 Issue | Sep 2015
(You can also read the most important points in this publication in our blog: Steps to limit the endemic corruption around junior mining companies) This ...
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Mergers and acquisitions, Violence, Bribery, natural resource management, Guatemala
U4 Brief | Sep 2010
Innovative management of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) forests is an international priority. It is important to promote socio-economic ...
natural resource management, DR Congo
CMI Report | Jan 2002
The paper examines urban governance in the framework of sustainable urban development. It agrees with most analyses that sustainable settlements embrace ...
From policy guidelines to problem solving. A critical assessment of the National Conservation Strategies of Botswana and Zambia
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1993
This study focuses on the National Conservation Strategies of Botswana and Zambia. The strategies contain detailed elaborations about environmental problems, ...
Environmental protection, Government policy, Botswana, Zambia
News | 4 Oct 2015
High environmental risks and questionable development outcomes characterise the mining industry. A myriad of small companies operate in competitive, high-risk, high-reward settings with weak institutions that fail to enforce regulations. Such conditions are highly conducive to corruption, violence, and environmental destruction.
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Corruption, Violence, Bribery, Natural Resources, Guatemala
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
Event | 15 Jun 2012
Will REDD+ improve forest governance and address corruption, or add to corruption problems leading to social, environmental and economic harm?
Cost-benefit analysis, discounting and the environmental critique: Overloading of the discount rate?
CMI Report | Jan 1991
The use of (high) discount rates in cost-benefit analysis is being criticized in the environmental debate. In particular, some feel that high future environmental ...
Cost-benefit analysis, Discount rate, Environment, Economic theory
CMI Brief | Mar 2017
Land in Meghalaya, India, was traditionally agricultural land, owned by the community. With increasing privatization and rising commercial value of land ...
mining, coal mining, environment, India, Meghalaya
Project | Mar - Jun 2003
CMI is subcontracted by Norconsult to participate in an environmental impact assessment related to alternative models for water management of Lake Malawi ...
Environmental impact assessment, Malawi
Journal Article | Jun 2012
While there is a connection between climate variability and conflict in Sudan, the effects are played out in interaction with other conflict-promoting ...
U4 Issue | Nov 2016
Environmental impact assessments (EIAs) are a core aspect of environmental decision-making in most countries. Despite massive potential for public harms ...
natural resource management
TNRC Publication | Dec 2019
Law enforcement agencies monitor and enforce laws that protect landscapes, seascapes, and the species that inhabit them. Corruption helps violators circumvent ...
Anti-corruption, law enforcement, environmental crime, impunity, legal sanctions
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 ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1995
The quest for sustainability has put the conventional Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) technique under fierce attack. Much of the critique is, however, misplaced ...
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
This paper identifies the major environmental issues in Mozambique under the present conditions of war and economic crisis, which differ considerably ...
Environmental problems, Development aid, Mozambique, Africa: Mozambique
Edited Book | Jan 1993
Pressure points. Environmental degradation, migration and conflict Astri Suhrke astri suhrke ast
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This paper examines the relationships between environment, society and the state in the Gash-Setit region, western Eritrea. Through an examination of ...
Constraints for a conservation-based agricultural development policy in Ethiopia. A baseline study in Fedis Awraja
CMI Report | Jan 1992
A baseline survey was conducted in the Hararghe region in Ethiopia in 1989 to identify constraints to agricultural production and environmental protection ...
Energy crisis, Environmental protection, Agricultural policy, Women, Ethiopia