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News | 18 Jan 2012
Current efforts to combat money laundering in the informal financial sector have had very limited effects. Informal money transfer systems cannot be treated and controlled like formal banks, says CMI advisor Jesper Johnsøn in a newly published article.
Event | 9 May 2011
The manipulation of archaeology to rationalize exclusive nationalist and ethnic claims of primacy persist. Bert de Vriers presents the case of the creation of the City of David as an archaeological park by the Elad settler organization in the mostly Palestinian community of Silwan.
Project | Nov 2018 - Dec 2019
This project is a collaboration between AMAN, the Coalition for Accountability & Integrity (TI Palestine) and CMI. In order to strengthen the rule ...
Corruption, political corruption, Palestine
News | 21 Nov 2011
Angola suffers from gross inequality, widespread poverty and a reputation for authoritarianism and corruption. However, this does not scare off foreign investors. The former Portuguese colony is enormously rich in natural resources, and is a main destination for Norwegian investments in Africa.
Report in External Series | Jan 2018
The purpose of this evaluation has been to improve the aid administration’s current practice of results-based management by documenting ...
Evaluation, Aid, Result-based management
Event | 8 May 2014
Is Somalia a failed state? Where can Somalia go from here and how can the country be rebuild?
Book Chapter | Oct 2007
A recent report by the World Bank reiterates the widely held view that donor agencies commit large amounts of funding in the immediate post-conflict phase, ...
CMI Report | Jul 2007
This study discerns several deficiencies in the budget process in Angola. The government's budget proposal is not publicly debated, no pre-budget paper ...
Angola, Budget process, Public reform, Public finance, Transparency, Civil society
Suffering and powerlessness: The significance of promoting participation in rights-based approaches to health
Journal Article | Jan 2009
In a rights framework, participation is inextricably related to power. Through effective participation, we can challenge political and other forms of ...
Social anthropologist with extensive experience from developmental research, consultancy and administrative work in Eastern and North-eastern Africa.
African drylands, pastoral societies, development interventions and pastoral dynamics, natural resource management, rural development, land reform, academic co-operation programmes, Norwegian aid assistance, Ethiopia, Kenya, Horn of Africa, Somalia
News | 8 May 2015
Access to education has been one of the main priorities for Afghan authorities and the international community for the past 14 years, but despite formidable investments in the country’s educational sector, many Afghan children leave school without being able to read or write. What has gone wrong?
When incentives work too well: Locally implemented Pay for Performance (P4P) and adverse sanctions towards home birth in Tanzania - a qualitative study
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Background: Despite limited evidence of its effectiveness,performance-based payments (P4P) are seen by leading policymakers as a potential solution to ...
P4P, pay for performance, incentives, health, motivation, Tanzania
Wrong schools or wrong students? The potential role of medical education in regional imbalances of the health workforce in the United Republic of Tanzania
Journal Article | Mar 2010
Background The United Republic of Tanzania, like many other countries in sub-Saharan Africa, faces a human resources crisis in its health sector, with ...
End review of FDC’s project to strengthen the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) in the Zambézia province, Mozambique
CMI Report | Sep 2014
This report is an end review of Fundação para o Desenvolvimento da Comunidade (FDC)’s project to support the implementation of the ...
CMI Report | Jan 2001
This study was commissioned by Norad. The Report provides an assessment of the institutional restructuring of SADC and an input to the planning of future ...
Regional integration, Regional co-operation, Southern Africa, SADC, Development assistance, Peace, Democratisation, Security, Water, Power, Trade agreements, Africa: SADC
News | 1 Mar 2013
CMI-student Thor Olav Iversen will go to Nepal together with researcher Magnus Hatlebakk to do qualitative interviews and collect survey data among the Dalits in the Tarai region.
Project | Feb 2015 - Dec 2019
Norwegian energy companies abroad. Expanding the anthropological understanding of corporate social responsibility. When Norwegian energy companies invest ...
Tanzania, Turkey, Norway
Project | Nov 2014 - Oct 2016
Payment for performance (P4P) is a purchasing mechanism which provides funds to health providers based on the achievement of pre-specified performance ...
Health, results based financing, Tanzania
News | 10 Jul 2015
The European Union needs to develop a coherent strategy and invest in tackling corruption outside its own neighbourhood.
News | 23 Apr 2012
Allowances, or per diems, have become an important source of income for civil servants in sub-saharan Africa. -Existing practices need to be revised, says CMI-researcher Tina Søreide.