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News | 10 Feb 2015
I am in Malawi on a short field trip to interview some of the main actors involved in pro-women policy processes in the country. On the road to Mulanje from Blantyre in southern Malawi the scenery is beautiful. It is hard to imagine that only a couple of weeks ago this district was one of the worst-affected by the flood disaster.
News | 14 Jul 2010
May 6, 2010 An independent review by six leading human rights and Sudan advocacy groups reveals that the Sudanese peace processes for Darfur and Southern Sudan show no significant progress. They are at best stagnating and at worst backsliding toward complete failure and a return to full-scale, national war.
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2004
Jan Isaksen is engaged in this project that deals with the management of benefit streams from natural resources in African developing countries. The ultimate ...
Benefit Streams Management, natural resources, mines, taxation, Africa: Botswana, Namibia
Non-resource taxation in a resource rich setting: A broader tax base will enhance tax compliance in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Dec 2015
Huge reservoirs of natural gas have been discovered offshore the southern coast of Tanzania. The country might become a large producer of gas, and a potential ...
Tax, compliance, natural resources, Tanzania
News | 21 Dec 2006
"CMI is a "flagship" in the diverse fleet of Norwegian research institutions," concludes the recent evaluation commissioned by the Research Council of Norway.
Journal Article | Nov 2012
The dynamics of childhood vaccination uptake in developing countries are unclear. Numerous studies document the relationship between vaccination coverage ...
CMI Working Paper | Aug 2009
Livelihood strategies are identified at the household level as a function of assets held, using survey data. Only endowments that are likely to be predetermined ...
Livelihoods, Non-farm employment, Multinomial-logit, Malawi, , Jel-classification: D130, O120, Q120
Event | 24 Nov 2015
Many experts see the introduction of results based financing (RBF) schemes as an opportunity to strengthen, or even reform, health systems; however, they are also a potential source of new risks and challenges that are not well understood.
Project | Jun 2001 - Sep 2008
An increasing number of poor Southern Africans live in poverty-stricken urban slums or shantytowns. Focusing on four shantytowns in the northern Namibian ...
Namibia., Urban Poverty, Namibia
Social and Development Anthropologist working on poverty, vulnerability, inequality and gender
Carmeliza Rosário is a Social and Development Anthropology, with working ex
Poverty, Vulnerability, Inequality, Gender, Rights, Health, Mozambique, Angola, Southern Africa
News | 30 May 2013
Less than 10 percent of money spent on health research is spent on diseases that primarily affect 90 percent of the world's population, including the poorest. Are even the meager 10 percent spent wisely? No, says Professor David Sanders and argues that a fear of stepping into the realm of politics makes global health actors and donors prioritise wrongly.
Comparing Borderland Dynamics. Processes of territorialization in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan, southern Yunnan in China, and the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan.
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2015
The paper is a contribution to the recent debate in social science of border situations and the way borders affect borderland populations. The paper is ...
Sidam, China, Tajikistan
CMI Brief | Jun 2010
Once a vibrant and dynamic society, Zimbabwe has since the turn of the millennium gone through a complex multilayered and pervasive series of catastrophes. ...
zimbabwe, mugabe, Zimbabwe
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
Through the development of a series of comparative case studies in present-day Latin America, Africa, Europe and the former Soviet Union we will explore ...
Project | Nov 2008 - Oct 2009
Dominant executives, weak democratic institutions and shrinking space for critical deliberation and contestation of political power characterise most ...
sub-saharan africa, liberation movements, democratic transitions, media, elections, political parties, the judiciary, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Zimbabawe, Tanzania
Event | 20 Apr 2006
Since peace 'broke out' in Angola in 2002, the state has undertaken to establish its civil government apparatus throughout the vast territory. How does the state apparatus interact with the various kinds of 'traditional' leaders and their social power and authority? Prof. Dr. Armando Marques Guedes from the University Nova of Lisbon, N'Gunu Tiny, from London School of Economics and Gonçalo Almeida Ribeiro from Harvard Law School.
Project | Aug 2003 - Jul 2006
A central concern for democratic accountability is how political institutions are able to guard against executive dominance and electoral malpractice. ...
Democratisation, Parliamentary-executive relations, Political culture, Electoral administration, Political parties, Judiciary, Elections, Electoral systems, Africa: Malawi
Journal Article | May 2017
Central and South Asian brick kilns have long attracted the attention of both humanitarian agencies and scholars as sites of slavery-like forms of labor ...
debt, bondage, freedom, dependence, Pakistan
CMI Emeritus, economist focusing on poverty, development and public finance.
Macro-economics, policy analysis, public finance, poverty analysis, development aid, regional co-operation, institutional development and capacity building for policy analysis, Africa: South Africa, Botswana, Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya., Asia: Armenia
Journal Article | Mar 2012
We identified livelihood strategies at the household level as a function of assets held using survey data from Malawi. We only included endowments that ...
Livelihoods, non-farm employment, multinomial-logit, Malawi