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Towards fiscal self-reliance: Capacity building for domestic revenue enhancement in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia (workshop report)
Commissioned Report | May 2011
The workshop Toward fiscal self-reliance: Capacity building for domestic revenue enhancement in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia took place in Maputo, ...
Taxation, tax administration, tax reform, state building, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
Unpleasant homecoming: The predicament of returning pastoralists from South Sudan to Aljabalain Area, White Nile State
Sudan Working Paper | Apr 2018
In many countries around the world (especially in Africa), the livelihood of pastoralists depends largely on trekking over vast areas of land in constant ...
Pastoral nomads, Pastoralists, White Nile State, Sudan
Journal Article | Jun 2013
This article explores the conditions that led to the referral of the crisis in Darfur to the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the arrest warrant ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
Since Hugo Chavez came to power in Venezuela in 1998, large parts of the country's vast oil resources have been diverted towards social spending amongst ...
Monitoring and evaluating poverty reduction policies in Mozambique: Social relations of rural-urban poverty
CMI Brief | Aug 2009
Many communities in Mozambique find themselves in the rural-urban interface, either by being small towns or rural areas in the vicinity of cities. There ...
poverty reduction, , Mozambique
Book Chapter | Jan 2008
Poll (‘head'''') tax has been the most common form of direct mass taxation in many sub-Saharan African countries since colonial times. Until very ...
Taxation, coercion, state building, Tanzania, Uganda
Event | 2 Nov 2015
New digital tools represent a technological revolution, and are at the same time revolutionizing politics. They promise great potential for mobilizing people, ideas, and resources in new and profound ways. Join us in exploring the potentials and pitfalls of these new tools.
Nepal, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya
CMI Report | Nov 2015
This report investigates criminal law reform in Sudan, focusing on two important and controversial legal reforms related to (a) a definition of rape that ...
Event | 15 Oct 2009
The urbanisation of poverty reflects one of the most dramatic developments on the African continent. More than half of Africa's population will soon live in cities and towns.
Political scientist exploring intersections between law and politics
law and social change, legal institutions, rights-mobilization, human rights, social rights, health rights, environmental rights, democratic participation, democratic institutionalisaton, accountaibility instituions, constitutionmaking, constitutionalism, reconciliation, health policy, climate change, South Africa, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, India
Event | 11 Feb 2010
In his new book Helge Rønning explores the role of the media in different parts of Africa plays in the political and social processes of change on the continent.
Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe
News | 6 Jul 2015
So far, kindergartens and shootouts have by and large been completely unrelated issues in my world. Not anymore. Now, for the past days, every morning around 7.30, I have slowed down and scouted cautiously: Does anyone seem tense, watchful? Are there any police troops in a state of mobilization hiding somewhere close? Are there any heavy fireworks all of a sudden, alerts of that something is about to happen?
CMI Working Paper | Nov 2018
On what bases should corporations be taxed? This article presents evidence from a series of discrete choice experiments designed to elicit the tax preferences ...
Corporate taxation, tax preferences, tax legitimacy, optimal taxation, Tanzania
CMI Report | Nov 2013
China is currently implementing a full-fledged ‘Going ¸Global’ strategy, particularly in Africa. Chinese engagement on the continent ...
Project | Mar 2007 - Jan 2008
This report is the second in a series of six participatory and qualitative studies on poverty in Mozambique, undertaken as part of the monitoring and ...
Mozambique, Urban Poverty, Coping Strategies
Project | Jan 2005 - Dec 2007
The project starts asking if poverty in small scale fisheries really is as serious as one may get the impression of or if some of the misery may be is ...
Small scale fisheries, poverty analysis, social change, Southern Africa, West Africa
News | 10 Dec 2012
Plaza Bolívar in the center of Caracas was filled with people today. Most people wore red t-shirts with images of the Chávez. A boy was sitting on his father´s shoulders, waiving with a doll of Chávez clad in military outfit.
Event | 29 Jan 2015
Europe experiences ultra-conservative push-backs on social advances in sexual and reproductive rights. Who are the actors, what motivates them and how do they work?
Event | 20 Feb 2012
Literary Salon with Anne Sofie Roald and Turid Smith Polfus.
News | 14 Dec 2012
Five research projects from CMI were granted funding from the Research Council of Norway last week.