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Fishers, Monks and Cadres: Navigating State, Religion and the South China Sea in Central Vietnam, co-published by NIAS Press and the University of Hawai'i Press (Paperback February 2021)
Book | Sep 2020
This remarkable and timely ethnography explores how fishing communities living on the fringe of the South China Sea in central Vietnam interact with state ...
News | 20 Mar 2013
A new book offers a rich ethnographic study of the Fulbe (Fulani) in the savanna belt in the eastern part of Sudan.
Security and remilitarization in the name of democracy: The impact of global crime control policies in Honduras
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2015
During the past decade, the Honduran government has introduced hard-line security policies in order to reduce the alarming levels of crime and delinquency ...
Military, civil-military relations, security politics, Honduras
Journal Article | Jan 2014
We compare the procedures and structures for supporting results measurement and evaluation between the Norwegian aid administration, the World Bank, Danida ...
evaluation, foreign aid, methods, review, monitoring, M&E systems
Journal Article | Oct 2015
Theories of democratic decentralisation in democratising states suggest that such reforms will provide significant opportunities for parties in opposition ...
Opposition Parties, Decentralization, Local Governance, Elections, South Africa, Zambia
Active private sector development policies revisited: Impacts of the Ethiopian industrial cluster policy
Journal Article | Jun 2019
We analyze impacts of a cluster policy aiming to increase firm growth through maximizing agglomeration benefits and improving production facilities. Firms ...
Agglomeration, Productivity, Profitability, Networks, Micro and Small Enterprises, MSE, SME, Ethiopia
Journal Article | Jun 2016
Abstract: Private sector development (PSD) is back on the donors’ agenda. In Norway, PSD aid and aid funded loans have increased more than five-fold ...
Journal Article | Dec 2008
The positive effects of conditional cash transfer programmes (CCTs) in Latin America have led to the recommendation that CCTs should be promoted. This ...
Poverty reduction, social protection, pension, vulnerability, universal
Journal Article | Jan 2006
This article disaggregates aid data to enrich our understanding of the patterns of postconflict aid. We find that the front-loading of aid after a peace ...
Peace, aid, postconflict
News | 24 Oct 2012
This year, Professor Philippe Bourgois from the University of Pennsylvania was invited speaker at the Bergen Summer Research School (20-22 June), co-hosted by the CMI. During his visit, he was interviewed on his long-term research among drug-addicts in inner-city US ghettos. His research will be linked to a new program on urbanization and urbanity at CMI (Nefissa naguib and Are Knudsen).
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
The South China Sea (SCS) is a bitterly contested maritime battleground for state sovereignty, oil and gas and, perhaps above all, for the marine resources ...
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2008
Land policies are of fundamental importance to the wellbeing of and the economic opportunities open to rural people, good governance, and peaceful coexistence. ...
A Question of Implementation. Strategies for supporting the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Afghanistan
Report in External Series | Apr 2017
Formålet med rapporten er å få en bedre forståelse av områder som er sentrale for gjennomføring av Norges handlingsplan ...
UN resolution 1325, WPS, Afghanistan
Associated Senior Researcher
Lawyer focusing on power and exclusion, particularly law and courts in social change, socio-economic rights, access to courts, protest and social movements, property law and gender-based harm.
Citizenship, statelessness, and human rights protection in Sudan's constitutions and post South Sudan secession challenges
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
Sudan and South Sudan have suffered from repeated cycles of conflict and authoritarianism resulting in serious human rights and humanitarian law violations. ...
Sudan, South Sudan
Event | 6 Dec 2010
This half-day seminar discusses refugees and legal protection in countries in Africa, in Colombia and in Palestine. Professor César Rodríguez-Garavito from the University of the Andes discusses with scholars from the University of Bergen and CMI.
The comprehensive peace agreement in the Sudan: Institutional developments and political trends in focus areas
Sudan Working Paper | May 2009
The Sudan is a vast and varied country in terms of its geography and people, defining its social and political relations from the colonial era through ...
Challenges facing Sudan after referendum day 2011. Persistent and emerging conflict in the north-south borderline states
Sudan Report | Jan 2010
With the referendum on the self-determination of South Sudan scheduled for January 9, 2011, Sudan will enter the final phase covered by the Comprehensive ...
CMI Report | Jan 2003
This joint review of Norwegian - South African development co-operation was commissioned by the Norwegian Agency for Development Co-operation (NORAD)/the ...
Development co-operation, Southern Africa, South Africa, Norway, Africa: South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Although many African governments introduced provisions for subnational elections in the early 1990s, there is variation in the extent to which these ...
Decentralisation, post-conflict states, Angola, Ethiopia, South Africa