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Social accountability and water integrity: Learning from experiences with participatory and transparent budgeting in Ethiopia and Nepal
U4 Issue | Sep 2019
Experiences with social accountability measures in water management schemes in Nepal and Ethiopia offer useful lessons for practitioners. Participation ...
water and sanitation, social accountability, civil society, participatory budgeting, community-driven development, NGOs, Ethopia, Eastern Africa, Nepal, Southern Asia
CMI Report | Jan 2005
In 2001 SADC approved an ambitious program for a major overhaul of the organisation. Through institutional reform SADC hoped to establish a more efficient ...
Development aid, , Regional co-operation, SADC, Norway, Southern Africa
Social anthropologist focusing on development, with a particular emphasis on fishing communities and migration in West and Southern Africa.
African fishery systems, fish and nutrition, natural resource management, migration and political strategies, aid to sub-Saharan Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa, Angola, Benin, Malawi, Mali, Zambia, Mozambique
Associated Research Professor
Political scientist focusing on democratisation and human rights, economic reform, taxation, institutional change and international aid, with a particular emphasis on Southern and Eastern Africa.
Democratisation, human rights, governance, electoral administration, political parties, economic reform, institutional change, taxation, and aid effectiveness, Africa: Sub Saharan Africa, in particular Namibia, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi
Event | 23 Sep 2014
LIVE STREAMING NOW Angola is Norway's "biggest and most important economic partner in Africa" says the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Does Norway's activity in Angola contribute to Angola's stability and development over time?
News | 3 Feb 2011
IKV Pax Christi launches its third CPA alert at a decisive moment in the history of Sudan. As we await the official result of South Sudan's referendum on self-determination, it is clear that an overwhelming majority of southerners have voted in favour of independence. But the people of the Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile do not have the right to determine their own political future.
News | 21 Jul 2010
Although the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) of January 2005 formally ended the war between the Government of Sudan (GoS) and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A), internal security has remained a major problem for the fledgling southern government.
Event | 21 Apr 2010
As from August 2010, Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) has six vacancies for Master's students. Application deadline: 01.06.10
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 ...
Gendered Citizenship in Sudan: Competing Debates on Family Laws among Northern and Southern Elites in Khartoum
Journal Article | Nov 2008
In Sudan, family laws are formed and applied by the religious communities - Islamic, Christian and traditional African beliefs -creating a gendered citizenship ...
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.
News | 30 Jan 2014
Since 2002, the Angolan government has invested 55 billion dollars in rebuilding the country's infrastructure. Angola has also rebuilt the once bustling Benguela railway all the way from the port of Lobito to neighbouring countries of DR Congo and Zambia. -The efforts to rebuild and strengthen the transport sector are crucial to development and economic growth in Angola as well as for the region, says Ana Duarte and Regina Santos.
News | 22 Nov 2010
This report examines Sudan's popular consultation, an ongoing process whereby the people of the Sudanese states of Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile will democratically and popularly assess the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement and determine whether it satisfactorily reflects the aspirations of the people.
Project | Jan 2002 - Dec 2004
The objective of the project is to improve our understanding of the information needs and appropriate institutional structures for fisheries management ...
Natural resource management, fisheries, local knowledge, Africa: Malawi, Mozambique
Journal Article | Jan 2016
This study investigates attitudes towards legalizing land sales and Willingness to Accept (WTA) sales prices and compensation prices for land among ...
Legalization of land sales, Household preferences, WTA land sale prices, WTA compensation prices, Southern Ethiopia, Ethiopia
Security for Many or Surplus for the Few? Customary Tenure and Social Differentiation in Southern Malawi
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2007
It has been argued that the ambiguities in Malawian customary tenure may aggravate processes of social differentiation and class formation. The ...
Land tenure, Customary land, Social differentiation, Malawi, Poverty
Report in External Series | Aug 2012
The Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) was established in 1939 as the trade unions’ voluntary health and solidarity organisation. NPA’s international ...
Report in External Series | Nov 2014
Empirical studies in the migration literature indicate that migration is often welfare improving for the migrant. But it is also possible that youth migrants ...
migration, youth, unemployment, rural-urban, Ethiopia, Africa
News | 22 Jun 2012
CMI-researchers cooperate with the Department of Anthropology at the Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM) in Maputo.
News | 6 Oct 2010
Remarks by U.S. President Obama in a Ministerial Meeting on Sudan.