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News | 21 Jun 2013
Or isn't it? Do aid efforts to reduce child mortality actually work? Do projects aimed at female empowerment lead to less violence against women?
Event | 21 Apr 2006
The annual Bergen seminar in Development Economics will be held at CMI. Karl Ove Moene, from the University of Oslo, Henri de Groot from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Rune Jansen Hagen from the Institute for Research in Economics and Business Administration and Ottar Mæstad from CMI are the main presenters.
Project | Jan - Apr 2006
The review shall comprise, but not necessary be limited to, the following tasks: Review how the terms and procedures related to administrative arrangements ...
Statistics, Economic Modelling, Economic Planning, Africa: Malawi
Project | Dec 2011 - Sep 2012
The project is financed by the British Library Endangered Archives Programme and will be conducted in collaboration with the University of Cape Town. The ...
Cultural heritage, Kenya, Islam, manuscript, Kenya
CMI Report | Jun 2011
The purpose of this study is to systematise and analyse existing knowledge of the capacity and constraints of the tax systems in selected African countries, ...
Taxation, tax administration, tax reform, resource curse, state-building, accountability, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This paper presents three propositions about tax collection in local authorities in Tanzania. First, revenue performance depends on the degree of coercion ...
Politics, adminstration and agricultural development. The case of Botswana's Accelcerated Rainfed Arable Programme
CMI Report | Jan 1992
This is a case study of a large programme for arable faring in Botswana from 1985 to 1990. The focus is upon the organization of the programme. The study ...
Agricultural policy, Public administration, Modernization, Organization theory, Botswana
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
The paper contains the report from a study tour in Tanzania - April/May 1990. The objective of the tour was to investigate the possibilities for Norwegian ...
Public administration, Local government, Development research, Tanzania, Africa: Tanzania
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 ...
Book | Jan 2011
An increasing number of poor Southern Africans live in poverty-stricken urban slums or shantytowns. Focusing on four shantytowns in the northern Namibian ...
Report in External Series | Jun 2007
This report originates in the growing international engagement in statebuilding and postconflict reconstruction during the past decade. The 2005 Paris ...
Afghanistan, Guatemala, Mozambique, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Project | Aug 2006 - Jun 2007
The objective of this study is to assess the impacts of the tax system on the growth of firms within five key sectors (agriculture, tourism, mining, financial ...
Taxation, tax reform, tax administration, effective tax rate, investments, economic growth, Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
News | 26 Jan 2007
CMI is happy to announce that Radina Trengereid has accepted the position as assistant director at CMI. She will start working at CMI 2 May 2007.
Social anthropologist with extensive experience from developmental research, consultancy and administrative work in Eastern and North-eastern Africa.
African drylands, pastoral societies, development interventions and pastoral dynamics, natural resource management, rural development, land reform, academic co-operation programmes, Norwegian aid assistance, Ethiopia, Kenya, Horn of Africa, Somalia
Twenty years with anti-corruption. Part 9. The UK’s changing anti-corruption landscape – new energy, new horizons
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Aug 2020
Between 2013 and 2018, the UK made unusually rapid progress in improving instruments to address corruption. These advances included legal reforms, such ...
CMI Brief | Jan 2012
Six years of impressive economic growth and classical poverty reduction policies in Mozambique have demonstrated the limited extent to which this ...
Journal Article | Aug 2009
This article assesses political developments in Ethiopia after its 2005 federal and regional watershed elections. Although an unprecedented liberalisation ...
The Depoliticisation of Development and the Democratisation of Politics in Tanzania: Parallel Structures as Obstacles to Delivering Services to the Poor
Journal Article | Jan 2008
Local democracy and the involvement of local communities in the provision of social services are central issues in the local government reforms that are ...
Local government reform, service delivery, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
Tanzania is currently implementing a local government reform aimed at improving public service delivery. An important component of the reform is to increase ...
News | 6 Apr 2011
South Sudan's July 9, 2011 Independence Day is fast approaching, but ongoing violence in Abyei, including the deliberate burning of villages by northern-aligned forces and the displacement of 20,000 people, threatens to undo progress toward peace in Sudan.