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Senior Program Advisor (U4)
Political scientist focusing on aid, corruption, governance, and natural resources, particularly using political economy and political ecology approaches.
Corruption, anti-corruption, natural resource manangement, political economy, political ecology, forest governance, extractive industries, wildlife crime, Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Mozambique
Book | Jan 2005
The mapping of the chaning historical relationships between people, lands and identities in the central tribal belt of India and in north-eastern parts ...
Ethnic minorities, Human rights, Violence, Adivasis, Asia: Bangladesh
Event | 19 Sep 2014
Join us in exploring the prize-winning Angolan author José Eduardo Agualusa's Africa, where the mundane and the fantastic, the tragic and the comic, fact and fiction merge in an artful mix of poetry, politics and personal confessions.
Project | Dec 2007 - May 2008
Dette prosjektet vil se på norske bedrifters CSR virksomhet og utfordringer i fire utvalgte utviklingsland: Kina, Nepal, Angola og Brasil. Prosjektet ...
CSR, China, Nepal, Brazil, Angola
Edited Book | Jan 2017
Corruption, Natural Resources and Development provides a fresh and extensive discussion of corruption issues in natural resources sectors. Reflecting ...
Corruption, political ecology, resource curse, wildlife trafficking, urban land, lobbying, transparency, community development, marine fisheries, biofuel, land management, political transitions, deforestation, extractive industries, Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, Madagascar, Norway, Philippines, Kenya
Project | Jan 2013 - Jun 2017
The main goal of the research project is to understand the consequences of the legal regime India has adopted to protect its indigenous peoples (so called ...
Prêts pour l'initiative REDD+ ? Quelles leçons tirer des affaires de corruption dans les zones protégées de l'Ouganda
U4 Brief | Jul 2012
La présente synthèse vise à tirer des leçons de différentes affaires de corruption ayant récemment été ...
natural resource management, REDD, Uganda
The Mapuche People's Battle for Indigenous Land. Litigation as a Strategy to Defend Indigenous Land Rights
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2008
Land is the foundation for the economic sustenance of indigenous peoples and for the continued survival of their cultures. One of the major problems faced ...
Legal system, Land rights, Law, Chile
News | 25 Sep 2015
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been criticised for being too broad and vague. What are the chances of success?
Local Government Reform in Tanzania 2002 - 2005: Summary of Research Findings on Governance, Finance and Service Delivery
Report in External Series | Jan 2006
What impact has Tanzania's Local Government Reform Programme had on local governance, finances and service delivery? Have there been any changes over ...
Local government, decentralisation, governance, service delivery, public finances, Tanzania
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
U4 Brief | May 2015
E-governance is gaining popularity as a tool for improved public service delivery in developing countries. It is often argued e-governance reduces corruption ...
E-governance, Public sector, Sector work, Bangladesh
Commissioned Report | Jan 2010
Good Tax Governance (GTG) and more effective tax systems are central for sustainable development because they can: (i) mobilise the domestic tax base ...
CMI Report | Oct 2007
Is it possible to carry out governance assessments and develop diagnostic tools for enhancing governance while adhering to the principles of the Paris ...
Alignment, Assessments, Governance, Harmonisation, Ownership, Paris Declaration
CMI Brief | May 2019
Good governance in the management of natural resources is now recognized by scholars and policy makers as key to ensuring that countries can prevent and ...
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 ...
Theory and practise of decentralization by devolution: Lessons from a research programme in Tanzania (2002-13)
Book Chapter | Jun 2017
What impact did Tanzania’s decentralization reform have on local governance, finances and service delivery? To what extent are the central-local ...
Local government, decentralisation, tax, governance, public services, Tanzania
U4 Brief | Oct 2007
This U4 Brief argues that the key to more effective anti-corruption strategies is to think differently about governance. Instead of starting with an OECD ...
Local government finances and financial management in Tanzania. Empirical evidence of trends 2000-2007
Report in External Series | Nov 2010
The paper examines local government capacity with respect to financial management and revenue enhancement, and analyses trends in financial accountability ...
Local government, Financial management, Taxation, Fiscal autonomy, Tanzania
U4 Report | Jan 2015
In Uruguay, innovative practices of consultation and dialogue between government and civil society have enlarged the scope of open government reforms. ...