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Electoral mismanagement and post-election violence in Kenya: The Kriegler and Waki commissions of inquiry
Journal Article | Dec 2009
The 2007 general elections in Kenya were fiercely disputed and triggered widespread violence throughout the country. After former UN Secretary-General, ...
elections, violence, ethnicity, human rights, Kenya, Kenya
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2008
Land policies are of fundamental importance to the wellbeing of and the economic opportunities open to rural people, good governance, and peaceful coexistence. ...
Fissions and fusions, foes and friends: Party system re-structuring in Malawi in the 2004 general elections
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
The issue of presidential term limits is emerging as an important political norm on the African continent, but the effects of the third term debates on ...
Malawi, Political parties, Party system, Elections
News | 27 May 2011
The Afghan conflict is driven by the impact and behaviour of international troops as well as the illegitimacy of the Afghan government.
News | 21 Nov 2011
Angola suffers from gross inequality, widespread poverty and a reputation for authoritarianism and corruption. However, this does not scare off foreign investors. The former Portuguese colony is enormously rich in natural resources, and is a main destination for Norwegian investments in Africa.
Event | 9 May 2014
Tobias Hagman gives a talk on the peace negotiations between the Somali rebel group Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) and the Ethiopian government.
Report in External Series | Jan 2017
This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of Afghanistan, arguing that the Afghan state is fragile, and sustained through constant ...
Journal Article | Nov 2013
This article lays out a critical perspective on statebuilding in Afghanistan after 2001, arguing that the massive international intervention had ...
statebuilding, peacebuilding, Afghanistan, rentier state, Afghanistan
Commissioned Report | Jul 2008
Nepal is in the process of making a democratic federal republic. We hope to contribute to the discussions of ethnic and fiscal federalism based on experiences ...
News | 9 Dec 2015
As the Tunisian dialogue quartet was awarded the Nobel peace prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee hailed the Tunisian quartet's essential role in advancing peaceful democratic developments. To make further advances, the Tunisian people must regain their sense of participation and significance in the process. If this happens, the Nobel peace prize can make an actual contribution to safeguard democracy in Tunisia.
Project | Aug - Dec 2008
This is the third in a series of six qualitative studies monitoring and evaluating Mozambique’s Poverty Reduction Strategy, PARPA. Many communities ...
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
The Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) and CMI are planning a research programme with its regional research partners intended ...
Regional Integration, poverty alleviation, democratization, governance, security, macroeconomic harmonisation, trade cooperation, Africa: SADC, Southern Africa
Report in External Series | Jun 2018
Development organizations seek to improve support for gender reforms, especially among populations who might undermine implementation. Yet, little is ...
Theory and practise of decentralization by devolution: Lessons from a research programme in Tanzania (2002-13)
Book Chapter | Jun 2017
What impact did Tanzania’s decentralization reform have on local governance, finances and service delivery? To what extent are the central-local ...
Local government, decentralisation, tax, governance, public services, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2017
This paper proposes a model how individuals form beliefs on inequality based on their own and their family’s experience. A person’s income ...
inequality, income, family, effort, mobility, entitlement, Chhattisgarh, India
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2015
In 2008, the government of now-deceased President Hugo Chávez in Venezuela passed a law creating what is known as the Bolivarian militia (Milicia ...
Bolivarian militia, civil-military relations, gender, class, Venezuela
Book Chapter | Jan 2014
The historical narratives about Japan in the Chinese school textbooks, especially those of today, contributed to the construction of a common understanding ...
Journal Article | Jan 2011
This article critically addresses recent anthropological and feminist efforts to theorize and analyse Muslim women's participation in and support for ...
Norway, young Muslims, piety, self, agency
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
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2007
Across Africa land rights conflicts are escalating between indigenous and migrant ethnic groups. This paper analyses the communal violence that took place ...
Ethnic conflicts, Violence, Uganda