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Journal Article | Dec 2008
Food-for-work (FFW) is the most widely used type of public works program in Ethiopia through which a high share of the food aid is distributed. This paper ...
Food-for-work, , Food aid, , Liquidity constraint, , Fertilizer, , Poverty, , Tigray, , Ethiopia
Event | 14 Apr 2010
The drive to find alternative domestic sources of energy is intense in India. Biofuel is seen as a possibility - offering a source of fuel, reclaiming degraded land as well as generating ncome for the rural poor. Does it? Clare Tompsett discusses.
Master's Thesis | Jan 2003
This study examines the empirical relationship between financial development and economic growth. The employed data set includes a representative selection ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
This paper analyses the business environment for micro enterprises in Tanzania based on survey data. The primary objective of the study is to identify ...
Small enterprise, Business constriants, Taxation, Corruption, Tanzania
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
Journal Article | Jul 2012
We study rural employment transitions in Ethiopia between farming and both low- and high-return nonfarm employment. We find that initial asset holdings ...
income diversification, nonfarm employment, livelihood, poverty dynamics, income dynamics, Ethiopia
News | 28 Nov 2012
A field experiment from Tanzania shows that business training improves sales and profit figures for men, but has no effect for women's business performance. -Promoting development among female entrepreneurs is challenging and needs comprehensive measures. We need to pay more attention to the external constraints that limit their possibilities, says Bertil Tungodden.
CMI Report | Jun 2011
The purpose of this study is to systematise and analyse existing knowledge of the capacity and constraints of the tax systems in selected African countries, ...
Taxation, tax administration, tax reform, resource curse, state-building, accountability, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
Book Chapter | Jan 1994
Constraints to realising local rationality: The case of the rural banks of Ghana Andy C.Y. Kwawukum
Project | Jan 2003
This project examines the empirical relationship between financial development and economic growth. The employed data set includes a representative selection ...
Human and financial capital for microenterprise development: Evidence from a field and lab experiment
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2011
Which is the most binding constraint to microenterprise development, human capital or financial capital? To answer this question, we present the first ...
CMI Brief | Jan 2012
Despite severe structural political and economic constraints, people in the District of Buzi in central Mozambique have seen small but important ...
CMI Brief | Aug 2010
”Free and fair” elections depend not only on factors like adequate election management bodies, election transparency and the absence of coercion. ...
CMI Report | Jan 2018
The report reviews available research on the links between agriculture and the rest of the economy, with a focus on structural adjustment and the role ...
Norwegian aid, Food security, Nutrition, Agriculture, Malawi, South-Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2012
This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilization in Anglophone Africa with an emphasis on urban settings. Specific ...
Local government, Decentralization, Taxes, Business licenses, User fees, Africa, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Journal Article | Jun 2019
This article explores how working women in Sudan's capital negotiate legal constraints placing them under the guardianship of their husbands, imposing ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2012
This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilisation in anglophone Africa, with an emphasis on urban settings. It discusses ...
Local government, decentralisation, taxes, business licences, user fees, Africa
Project | Jun 2010 - Jan 2013
There is little doubt that private sector development is important for development, and that enabling the poor to become and succeed as entrepreneurs ...
Human capital, Poverty, Entrepreneurship, Bangladesh
News | 29 Jun 2012
Name: Merima Ali Research interests: Micro- and small-scale enterprises, cluster development and informal networks Geographical areas: Ethiopia and ...
Fuelling development? A critical look at government-centred jatropha cultivation for biodiesel as promoted by the biofuel policy in Rajasthan, India
Master's Thesis | May 2010
This study examines government-centred jatropha cultivation for biodiesel as promoted by the biofuel policy of the desert state of Rajasthan, India. The ...
Biofuel, biodiesel, jatropha, rural development, participation, blueprint development, wasteland, India, Rajasthan