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Journal Article | Jun 2020
Angola experienced an extraordinary oil boom between 2004 and 2014. During this period, oil revenue accounted for 80% of all government revenue. ...
Oil dependence, Natural resource revenues, Tax reform, Tax administration, Angola
Journal Article | Jan 2009
After almost 25 years of war, the formal justice sector in Afghanistan is dysfunctional, and comprehensive reform of both laws and institutions have ...
justice sector reform, Afghanistan
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Creating a viable judiciary and strengthening its democratic functions has been a main concern of both governments and donors over the last two decades. ...
Judicial reform, Justice sector reform, Foreign aid, Norwegian aid, Courts, Africa: Ethiopia., Americas: Guatemala
Book Chapter | Jan 2003
Can improved revenue collection and tax policies provide for more democratically accountable government? The chapter discusses the relationship between ...
Tax reform, Economic policy, Africa: Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Book Chapter | Jan 2008
How far has the recent global wave of tax reform contributed to state building in poorer countries? This chapter concludes that there are ...
Taxation, tax reform, state building, globalisation, Developing countries
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1995
This paper reviews the tax system in Tanzania, and gives particular attention to the tax reform proposals presented in the Report of the Presidential ...
'Informal Practice, Cultural Capital and Politics in the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Bulgaria and Romania'
Book Chapter | Dec 2008
The book concludes with a chapter by Åse Berit Grødeland that deals with the ways in which negative consequences of reform and the opportunity ...
informal practice, informal networks, informal contacts, communism, post-communism, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania
News | 10 Jul 2015
The European Union needs to develop a coherent strategy and invest in tackling corruption outside its own neighbourhood.
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
The article reviews the discussion on the issue of land reform within Zimbabwe and the various explanations advanced in the literature of why redistribution ...
Land reform, Development strategy, State, Zimbabwe, Africa: Zimbabwe
Book | Jan 2003
Despite the optimistic forecasts in 1991, both the political and economic liberalisation processes in Zambia are today characterised by their partial ...
economic development, economic reform, donors, political development, Zambia
Event | 7 May 2010
President Karzai has announced that a peace jirga will be held in May this year to discuss ways out of the conflict and President Obama has earlier announced that American forces will start to withdraw in July next year. What does this mean for Afghanistan's future? What are the implications for progressive reforms in Afghanistan? Aziz Hakimi, an Afghan political analyst based in Kabul, and CMI researcher Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary present and discusses with chair Astri Suhrke.
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Sudanese women activists launched a legal campaign in 2009 calling attention to how the country’s Sharia based Criminal Act of 1991 produced impunity ...
Women's movement, rape, legal reform, Islamic law, Sudan
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
Multi-confessional armies are often seen as being weak and prone to disintegration. The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) is a case in point. From its inception ...
Lebanon, civil-miliary relations, army, urban conflict, deeply-divided societies
CMI Report | Jan 2008
International conventions against corruption, signed and ratified by a growing number of countries, are an important tool in combating corruption. Greater ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
In 1996, the World Bank and a network of non-governmental organizations (SAPRIN) started cooperating on an evaluation of 15 years of structural adjustment ...
Structural adjustment programme, Assessment, SAPRIN, World Bank, Ghana, Bangladesh, Ecuador
News | 24 Mar 2015
Felipe doesn’t like it much, shootouts occur almost every day, but he knows that he can’t show any signs of weakness, so he tries to keep up appearances. Two weeks after arriving at Fazendinha he was shot in a confrontation with armed traffickers.
U4 Brief | Apr 2009
In Nigeria, as elsewhere, corrupt practices impair oil sector performance. This U4 Brief looks at five approaches to advancing anti-corruption reform ...
natural resource management, political corruption, Nigeria
Project | Aug 2003 - Feb 2005
Judicial reform has become an increasingly important focus for national governments and international donors, including Norway. This study analyses the ...
judicial reform, justice sector, courts, aid, Guatemala, Ethiopia
Family law reform in Sudan: competing claims for gender justice between sharia and women’s human rights
CMI Report | Dec 2017
This paper focuses on family law reform in Sudan-a country that has been in a state of perpetual conflict that stretches back long before its independence ...
human rights, women, family law, gender, Sudan
U4 Brief | Nov 2009
It has been recognised that the world’s failure to provide many of its citizens with access to water and sanitation is an issue of governance, and ...
natural resource management