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Master's Thesis | Jan 2016
In this thesis I trace the changes in the exercise of Brazilian state power in Rio’s poor communities, or favelas, through an ethnographic exploration ...
The overlooked role of elites in African grassroots conflicts: A case study of the Dinka-Mundari-Bari conflict in Southern Sudan
Sudan Working Paper | Dec 2014
Many analysts of grassroots conflicts in African emphasized one of the following factors to be the most important: ethnic divisions, competition over ...
Local conflict, elites, ethnic divisions, Sudan
The Politics of Women's Representation in Sudan: Debating Women's Rights in Islam from the Elites to the Grassroots
CMI Report | Mar 2010
The international discourse on gender and peacebuilding presupposes a common agenda among all women across religion, ethnicity and class in any given ...
Sudan, Women, Islam, Peacebuilding
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2010
Over the last fifteen years, the fertility rate in Nepal has declined significantly. In the same period, the country has, despite political unrest and ...
DHS-data, Family planning, Fertility, Nepal
CMI Brief | Jan 2018
Norway channels a large portion of its development aid budget through Norwegian civil society organisations. This also includes disbursements from Norad’s ...
Development aid, Norwegian civil society organisations, Ethiopia, Nepal, Uganda
Event | 23 May 2008
CANCELLED. Professor Amos Sawyer cannot come to Bergen 23 May.
News | 11 Nov 2011
Norwegian attempts to bring the festered conflict in Sri Lanka to an end were futile. An evaluation of the Norwegian peacebuilding efforts concludes that Norway should have pulled out in 2006.
Journal Article | Oct 2016
While democracy is commonly believed to reduce corruption, there are obvious endogeneity problems in measuring the impact of democracy on corruption. ...
Democracy, corruption, conflict, endogeneity, Bangladesh
From Donors to Partners? Evaluation of Norwegian Support to Strengthen Civil Society in Developing Countries through Norwegian Civil Society Organisations
Report in External Series | Jan 2018
This report in two volumes presents the findings, conclusions, lessons learnt and recommendations of an evaluation of the Norwegian civil society grant ...
Development aid, civil society, Norwegian CSOs, Norway, Ethiopia, Uganda, Nepal
U4 Issue | May 2013
Civil society plays a crucial role in the fight against corruption. The inclusion of civil society in the United Nations Convention against Corruption ...
Civil society, International legal instruments on corruption, Public participation, UNCAC, Bangladesh, Brazil, Croatia, Zambia
Compensatory Livestock Thievery: A New Trend in Economic Crime In Dilling/South Kordofan State (2014–2016)
Sudan Working Paper | Aug 2017
“Compensatory livestock thievery” within the greater Dilling locality in South Kordofan State (SKS) is an economic crime that was born out ...
livestock, Economic crime, Compensatory, Thievery, Practitioner, Victim, Broker, ARUSS, Sudan, Dilling, South Kordofan State
Report in External Series | Oct 2015
In the regional backdrop to the war in Yemen Iran is a pivotal actor. Saudi Arabia has made clear that it sees the conflict in Yemen as the extension ...
Yemen, Saudi Arabia
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
The article provides an overview of the involvement of civil society organiza!ons and citizens in public procurement. It analyses the main challenges ...
Procurement, Civil Society, Participation, Monitoring, Public Financial Management, Development, Philippines, India, Mexico
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Afghan women, Religious traditions,Transformations, Transmission
Gender, religion, ritual, Afghanistan
Journal Article | Jan 2016
This article analyses the link between politics of enslavement, war and collective emancipation with particular reference to the Hazaras, an ethnic-religious ...
Afghanistan, hazara, guerra, emancipazione
Commissioned Report | Jan 2002
This report starts with an introduction to the debate on the concept of civil society, paying particular attention to Muslim societies where traditional ...
Afghanistan, Civil Society, Conflict resolution, NGOs, Peacebuilding, , , Asia: Afghanistan
The Future of Mechanized Schemes and Agricultural Investment in the South Kordofan State / Nuba Mountains
Sudan Working Paper | Sep 2016
Abstract This paper tackles the issue of the future of mechanized schemes and investment in the agricultural sector in the South Kordofan State/Nuba ...
agriculture, Sudan, South Sudan, Nuba, Nuba mountains, South Kordofan State
The social uses of livestock among pastoralists in Sudan: Food systems, stores of value, wealth, power, and authority
Sudan Working Paper | Dec 2014
The impact of livestock on the economy of Sudan and its social uses within the pastoral sector are of great importance in the future development of the ...
Social uses of livestock among pastoralists, land grabbing, Sudan's domestic and export economy, pastoral transformation, Sudan
CMI Report | Jan 2002
This report analyses the growth of political Islam in South Asia (Pakistan, Afghanistan and India's Jammu and Kashmir Province). In Pakistan the failure ...
Asia: Afghanistan, India, Pakistan
Report in External Series | Aug 2019
Afghan paramilitary forces working with the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have long been a staple in the US war on terrorism in Afghanistan ...