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Event | 31 Oct 2011
Alicia Ely Yamin and Siri Gloppen, the authors of the new book Litigating Health Rights, opens the Global Health Challenges week with a book launch of their book on health right litigation in Costa Rica, South Africa, India, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia.
Costa Rica, South Africa, India, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia
Does Uranium Mining Increase Civil Conflict Risk? Evidence from a Spatiotemporal Analysis of Africa from 1960 to 2008
Journal Article | Jan 2013
We investigate whether uranium, similar to other resources, is associated with armed conflicts. The analysis uses grid cells in Africa to test this hypothesis. ...
Project | Jan 2001
CMI researcher Elling N. Tjønneland has been commissioned by the Norwegian embassy in Pretoria to assist in the process of establishing a joint ...
Unpleasant homecoming: The predicament of returning pastoralists from South Sudan to Aljabalain Area, White Nile State
Sudan Working Paper | Apr 2018
In many countries around the world (especially in Africa), the livelihood of pastoralists depends largely on trekking over vast areas of land in constant ...
Pastoral nomads, Pastoralists, White Nile State, Sudan
Management, co-management or no management? Major dilemmas in southern African freshwater fisheries. Vol. 1: Synthesis report Vol.2: Case studies
Book | Jan 2003
Fisheries in the South Africa Development Community freshwaters are found to function as an economic buffer and as a safety valve for thousands of people ...
Fishery, Freshwater fish, DR Congo, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe
News | 5 Jul 2016
In a new international project, researchers will study women and peacebuilding in Algeria, Nigeria, Sudan, South Sudan, and Somalia. The Carnegie Corporation ...
Algeria, Nigeria, Sudan, SOuth Sudan, Somalia
Event | 24 Nov 2011
The seminar has been cancelled and will be moved to January
India, South Africa
Journal Article | Dec 2014
This study examines current land access and livelihood choices of rural youth in Southern Ethiopia. We found that youth in rural south have limited access ...
youth livelihood choice, , land access, , non-farm employment, , migration, , Ethiopia, , Africa
Journal Article | Sep 2013
SADC has a poor record in advancing peace and security in Southern Africa. Many identify poor policy frameworks and weak technical capacities as ...
SADC. cooperation, security, democracy, Southern Africa
News | 27 Sep 2010
Sudan's North and South must take political action to define their mutual boundary if they hope to avoid future complications, including a return to conflict.
CMI Insight | Mar 2017
The growth of Africa’s towns and cities has outpaced local governments’ capacity for service delivery in terms of management, infrastructure, ...
urbanisation, property boom, tax reform, property tax, South Africa, Africa, Burundi, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Uganda, Gambia, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Sierra Leone
Event | 21 Feb 2006
Karin Ask: " Engendering of female rights in Afghanistan - Theorizing the local/global interface" Sindre Bangstad: "Islam Imprisoned: Transformations in Religious and Human Rights for Muslim Prisoners in a Prison in Cape Town, South Africa 1994-2004"
Event | 24 Nov 2006
On Friday 24 November Research Director Odd-Helge Fjeldstad defended his doctoral thesis (disputas) "Tax evasion and fiscal corruption. Essays on compliance and tax administrative practices in East and South Africa" at NHH.
Africa: South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda
News | 13 Apr 2011
Now that South Sudan's self-determination has been realised, long-suppressed grievances and simmering political disputes have re-surfaced, threatening instability on the eve of independence.
News | 1 Feb 2005
A major financial problem in many municipalities in South Africa is inadequate collection of revenues, mainly due to widespread non-payment. However, huge variations in compliance exist both within (poor) communities and between communities that have quite similar socio-economic characteristics.
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
This research project, which is a collaboration with the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (Johannesburg) investigates the role played by courts in the ...
constitutional democracy, legal and judicial reforms, democratic consolidation, social transformation, courts, accountability function of courts, access to justice, marginalised groups, , Africa: South Africa
Event | 11 Feb 2010
In his new book Helge Rønning explores the role of the media in different parts of Africa plays in the political and social processes of change on the continent.
Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe
CMI Brief | Oct 2010
Gender equality and women’s empowerment are high on the government and donor agendas in Sub-Saharan Africa, but have largely failed to have an impact. ...
Mozambique, Gender, Poverty
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
The international community is devoting increasing attention to social security issues in developing countries as part of its preoccupation with poverty ...
Social security, Africa South of Sahara
Book | Sep 2014
In the period c. 1880-1940, organized Sufism spread rapidly in the western Indian Ocean. New communities turned to Islam, and Muslim communities turned ...
Islam, Sufism, East Africa, Indian Ocean, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Madagascar, South Africa, Yemen