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Aid Effectiveness to Infrastructure: A Comparative Study of East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa . Synthesis Paper
Report in External Series | Aug 2008
Responding to a renewed call for aid to economic infrastructure, the JBIC Institute launched a study on effectiveness of aid to infrastructure projects. ...
Development aid, Aid effectiveness, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Ghana, Kenya, Senegal, Tanzania
News | 29 Jun 2012
Electoral gender quotas have changed the representation of women in politics. Africa is pioneering. Rwanda is currently the only country in the world with more women than men in the national parliament.
Project | Aug 2017 - Dec 2021
Are dictators abusing formal institutions in a backlash against democracy, or are formal institutions increasingly restraining the discretionary power ...
Africa, democracy, civil liberties, backlash, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Ghana, Uganda
Event | 8 Sep 2009
The discovery of oil or mineral resources has been associated with devastating political conflict and economic setbacks insted of sustainable economic growth and poverty alleviation. The Oslo conference is aimed at eliciting lessons learned from recent efforts to improve the management of natural resources in developing countries.
Angola, DRC, Ghana, Nigeria, Niger, East Timor, Laos, and Mongolia
Project | Jan 2004 - Sep 2005
Women in many West African countries are famous for their numerical dominance and powerful organisations in several branches of the informal economy. ...
Gender relations, informal economy, structural adjustment, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Africa
Event | 26 Feb 2016
Authoritarian regimes is the most common regime type aside from democracy. In these settings, the ruling party permits opposition but stifles their chances to win. Why do individuals run for legislative office on opposition versus ruling party tickets in such regimes? asks Keith Weghorst, Post-doctoral fellow at Vanderbuilt University in this seminar.
Event | 29 Oct 2014
If African economies are to transform, they need more than growth - they need growth with depth.
News | 19 Dec 2013
How can donors strengthen tax systems in developing countries? By complementing their technical approach with measures to build a taxpayer culture, and challenging development countries to take the lead, says CMI researcher Odd-Helge Fjeldstad.
News | 22 Jan 2009
Norske bedrifters tiltak i utviklingsland innen området samfunnsansvar er lite relevante i forhold til hovedproblemene landene står overfor. Som utviklingstiltak er tiltakene lite effektive. I dag er det stort sett frivillig for bedrifter om de vil være etiske eller ikke. "Vi trenger en offentlig politikk som gjør det kostbart å drive uetisk," sier Ivar Kolstad, seniorforsker på CMI som har ledet en studie av norske bedrifters CSR aktiviteter i utviklingsland.
Angola, Kina, Nepal og Brasil
Political economist focusing on natural resource management, the education sector, civil society, and monitoring and evaluation in development aid
education, anti-corruption, good governance, aid effectiveness, civil society, natural resources, energy, climate change, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Liberia, Ethiopia, Tanzania
Project | Nov 2010 - Dec 2011
The main objective of the project is to provide new insights into citizen’s attitudes and behaviour with respect to taxation in Africa, using nationally ...
Taxation, tax evasion, compliance, fiscal contract, trust, Benin, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Project | Nov 2020 - Dec 2024
This project will provide policy-relevant research on the effects of EU external migration policy in six countries across Africa and the Middle East Migration ...
Economist focusing on poverty, resilience, and climate change adaptation
News | 25 Jan 2016
A series of case studies on the implementation of Open Government Partnership (OGP) reforms found that civil society participation fosters successful implementation, and that the limited capacity of local governments and civil society actors can be an obstacle for reform. Political commitment and strong coordination at the country level also improve the implementation record of OGP National Action Plans.
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2012
Ten years after the end of its civil war, Angola, which is heading to the polls Friday, has been transformed into a regional African power with a strong ...
poverty, oil, diversification, Angola
Project | Jun 2013 - Dec 2014
This is an evaluation of the impact of Training for Peace in Africa (TfP). TfP is major programme funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Finance, established ...
Training, peacekeeping, evaluation, Africa
Report in External Series | Nov 2014
The Training for Peace in Africa programme (TfP) was initiated in 1995 and has been fully funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. ...
African Union, United Nations, training, peacekeeping, police, Africa, South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Kenya, Ghana, Liberia, Ethiopia, Somalia
News | 4 May 2016
The new Marriage Act in Malawi has been hailed for raising the legally prescribed age of marriage to 18, yet the truth is that there is no absolute minimum age of marriage in Malawi and that legal inconsistencies threaten the enforcement of the law.
Project | Jan - Dec 2018
Political Corruption in AfricaExtraction and Power Preservation This book is analysing political corruption as a distinct but separate entity from bureaucratic ...
Corruption, political corruption, development, Africa, Africa
Political scientist focusing on development and development assistance, rising powers and African development and a strong emphasis on South Africa and Southern Africa.
Development aid, peace and security, democratisation, foreign policy, democratisation, civil society, regional cooperation, Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa