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CMI Brief | Sep 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a proposed ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
Sudan Working Paper | Feb 2008
Up to 1994, Darfur region (the present three states of Darfur) had remained a single integrated political and administrative unit since the establishment ...
Building the new state of South Sudan: The challenge of the resource curse and the pro-poor agricultural growth
Event | 8 Mar 2012
Dr. Luka Biong Deng gives a talk on the challenges facing the new state of South Sudan, in a presentation of his current work on the so-called "oil-curse" ...
Is Islam a threshold for escape or an insurmountable barrier? Women bargaining with patriarchy in post-Islamist Sudan
Journal Article | Jun 2010
This article explores women's bargaining with a patriarchal Islamic state in Sudan. The article is situated within the realm of the literature ...
Ethiopian state support to insurgency in Southern Sudan from 1962 to 1983: local, regional and global connections
Journal Article | Sep 2014
During the 1960s and 1970s, the Government of Ethiopia supplied Southern Sudanese insurgents with arms, training and political support. This support has ...
Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan
From a Temporary Emergency Shelter to an Urbanized Neighborhood: The Abu Shoak IDP Camp in North Dārfūr
Sudan Working Paper | Aug 2016
Introduction In early 2003, two rebel movements (the Sudanese Liberation Army and the Justice and Equality Movement) launched an insurgency against the ...
Khartoum, El-Fasher, IDP camp, Abu Shoak, camp, Sudan, Darfur
Programme | Jan 2006 - Dec 2016
What is the impact of religion on democratization, development and conflict in the South? This interdisciplinary research programme maps and explores ...
Religion, the state, secularisation, political institutionalisation, political mobilization, development, religious revival, conflict, violence and peace, Middle East and Northern Africa: Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia and Sudan., Asia: Indonesia, Pakistan
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.
Project | Sep 2019 - Aug 2024
The South China Sea is known as a contested maritime battleground. Not just for state sovereignty, oil and gas but above all for the marine resources ...
Fisheries, Natural resource management, Governance, Borders, Militarisation
CMI Report | Jan 1996
In 1986 the member states of the then Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADC) and the five Nordic countries signed a joint declaration ...
Regional cooperation, International relations, North-South relations, Scandianvia, Southern Africa, Africa: SADC
News | 25 Sep 2014
The separation of Sudan and South Sudan has caused severe problems for the pastoralists living in the borderlands between the two nations. What used to be common land is now subject to border disputes and strict regulations, but cattle and goats do not respect international borders.
CMI Brief | May 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved the ability ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
Sudan Report | Jan 2016
Sudan has undertaken decentralization reforms since the early 1990s, in a federal government system with three tiers: federal, state, and local government ...
Sub-national revenue mobilisation, local government, taxation, tax reform, intergovernmental fiscal relations, Sudan
Book | Jan 2018
Can autocrats establish representative subnational governments? And which strategies of manipulation are available if they would like to reduce the uncertainty ...
Decentralisation -- Africa, Central-local government relations -- Africa, Political participation, Mobilisation, Control, Autocracy, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Africa
Report in External Series | Jan 2016
The evaluation has assessed Fredskorpset's (FK Norway) approach and strategy when it comes to strengthening civil society in developing countries. This ...
development aid, , civil society, capacity development, volunteers, Norway, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Thailand, Cambodia
Book Chapter | Jan 2015
This anthology explores the political nature of making order through policing activities in densely populated spaces across Africa, Asia and Latin America. ...
Edited Book | Dec 2007
This edited volume brings together scholars and practitioners to address the question as to whether, in our globalised world, the protection of economic, ...
Human rights, Developing countries
Norwegian Aid and Triangular South-South Cooperation. Mapping, analysis and implications for Norwegian knowledge transfer
Report in External Series | Jan 2019
This is a mapping study commissioned by Norad's Knowledge Bank as an input to the preparation of their new approach to South-South cooperation. The study ...
Development Aid, South-South Cooparation, Triangular Cooperation
Event | 25 Apr 2008
Tone Sissener defends her PhD at the University of Bergen Friday 25 April. In her dissertation Sissener analyses and explores the development and meaning of state in South-Asia.
News | 12 Jul 2010
Nairobi/Brussels, 6 May 2010: If, as likely, South Sudan decides to secede from the North at its January 2011 self-determination referendum, it will need support from Sudan's neighbours to ensure the decision is respected and new conflict is prevented.