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Local Governance, Finances and Service Delivery in Tanzania. A Summary of Findings from Six Councils
Report in External Series | Jan 2005
This report provides a summary of three more extensive reports, which contribute to a baseline for the local government reform programme in Tanzania: ...
Local government, decentralisation, Tanzania
U4 Report | Jan 2015
In Uruguay, innovative practices of consultation and dialogue between government and civil society have enlarged the scope of open government reforms. ...
News | 31 May 2012
A recent U4-workshop in Liberia has clarified obstacles and strengthened the cooperation on anti-corruption between donors, local and central authorities in Liberia. This paves the way for better donor support and government action, says U4-adviser Jesper Johnsøn.
Open data for transparency and accountability in health service delivery: What's new in the digital age?
U4 Issue | Aug 2018
Open data platforms have a great unexplored potential. Publicly available health data can make service delivery more transparent and accountable. Experience ...
CMI Report | Oct 2017
This report documents and analyzes two recent major reforms in Lebanese law whose purpose is to further gender equality for women in Lebanon: (I) the ...
women's rights, marriage, divorce, domestic violence, Lebanon
News | 4 Oct 2012
The government's ability to collect taxes depends on people's and businesses' willingness to pay them. How do you convince them to pay their fair share?
U4 Brief | Nov 2015
The literature on corruption tends to focus on grand corruption for contracts and licenses worth large sums of money. However, 1.6 billion people annually ...
petty bribes, service delivery, public sector, anti-corruption approaches in sector work
Project | Jan - Dec 2012
As a direct response to Norway’s “Brazil strategy” of enhancing research cooperation on global issues between Norway and Brazil, CMI ...
U4 Brief | Aug 2015
Long delays in the resolution of court cases are a common problem in both developing and developed countries and impede anti-corruption efforts. Technical ...
Civil Society, Courts, Justice, Political Economy, Corruption, India, Philippines
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2017
Since the year 2000, an international reform process has been underway to reduce the negative impacts of tax havens. This paper analyzes whether the reform ...
tax, tax havens, UK, EU, United States, China
The Argentine Military in Democracy: Moving Beyond Issues of Civilian Control to a Citizen Soldier Paradigm
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2015
Argentina’s transition to democracy in 1983 ended decades of cyclical military interventions in politics. Since then a long and complex process ...
Armed forces, democratic civilian control, civil-military relations, citizen-soldier, Argentina
CMI Report | Jan 2005
The urbanisation of poverty is one of the most dramatic developments on the African continent, yielding contrasting images of affluent residential and ...
Local government, Urbanisation, Poverty, Public services, Namibia
Commissioned Report | Nov 2007
Tanzania initiated the Local Government Reform Programme in 1996. The objective of the reform is decentralisation by devolution, and to strengthen local ...
Health, decentralization, Tanzania
Project | May - Dec 2008
This Norad-commissioned workshop aimed at addressing organizational capacities, and financial and managerial accountability among Macedonian ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, civil society, Macedonia
News | 27 Jun 2013
The Egyptian military has a long history of safeguarding the Egyptian people from oppressive regimes. As the Morsi-government fails to curb the economic decline and growing unemployment, the Egyptian people once again turn their attention to the military in hope of rescue.
Book Chapter | Mar 2014
Weak access to basic services and poor framework conditions for the private sector impede development. Low-quality service provision for example in health, ...
Corruption, Per Diems, Travel Compensation, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi
CMI Report | Jan 2003
Many low income countries face a trilemma with respect to taxation: (1) There is an urgent and obvious need for more revenues to enable resource poor ...
Taxation, Tax reform, Democratisation, JEL H20, H30, H71, H77, 023, P45, Africa: Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda, sub-Saharan Africa
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
Book | Jan 2008
The article analyses the change in discourse accompanying Bashar al-Asad's economic liberalization after 2000. The old populist social contract is to ...
CMI Brief | Apr 2014
There is an ongoing debate in Bangladesh in civil society and among policymakers, whether the country should move from a highly centralised unitary state ...