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Journal Article | Jul 2017
Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) are an important analytic tool for identifying and potentially mitigating project risks and negative ...
environmental impact assessments, corruption, anti-corruption, natural resource governance, environmental crime, Albania
Project | Sep 2015 - Apr 2016
Corruption risks in the field of environmental impact assessments have yet to be assessed critically in Albania despite numerous allegations ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, environmental impact assessments, environmental decisions, environmental governance, Albania
U4 Issue | Nov 2016
Environmental impact assessments (EIAs) are a core aspect of environmental decision-making in most countries. Despite massive potential for ...
natural resource management
CMI Brief | May 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
From a Temporary Emergency Shelter to an Urbanized Neighborhood: The Abu Shoak IDP Camp in North Dārfūr
Sudan Working Paper | Aug 2016
Introduction In early 2003, two rebel movements (the Sudanese Liberation Army and the Justice and Equality Movement) launched an insurgency ...
Khartoum, El-Fasher, IDP camp, Abu Shoak, camp, Sudan, Darfur
Environmental resource collection: implications for children's schooling in Tigray, northern Ethiopia
Journal Article | Jan 2014
This paper examines the adverse effect of natural resources scarcity on children's schooling and the possible gender bias of resource collection ...
News | 24 Jan 2012
Despite the discovery of oil and gas, most countries rich in natural resources are still economically troubled and conflict-ridden. -Resources are not only tied to financial value, but also to social identity and cosmology. Current explanations of the resource curse fail to consider historical grievances and the significance of social territorialism, says John-Andrew McNeish in his newly published book Flammable Societies: Studies on the Socio-Economics of Oil and Gas.
Newspaper Op-Ed | Dec 2013
The Land Acquisition Bill passed by both houses of Parliament awaits presidential nod before it becomes law and replaces the Land Acquisition ...
Cost-benefit analysis, discounting and the environmental critique: Overloading of the discount rate?
CMI Report | Jan 1991
The use of (high) discount rates in cost-benefit analysis is being criticized in the environmental debate. In particular, some feel that high ...
Cost-benefit analysis, Discount rate, Environment, Economic theory
By the gun or by the bribe: Firm size, environmental governance and corruption among mining companies in Guatemala
U4 Issue | Sep 2015
(You can also read the most important points in this publication in our blog: Steps to limit the endemic corruption around junior ...
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Mergers and acquisitions, Violence, Bribery, natural resource management, Guatemala
News | 7 Sep 2012
Learning the right lessons from past experiences with corruption in the forest sector is crucial to prevent broad undermining of REDD+.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1995
The quest for sustainability has put the conventional Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) technique under fierce attack. Much of the critique is, however, ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
People in Borkena in Ethiopia suffer from a complex interplay of environmental degradation, increasing shortage of land due to population growth, ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This paper examines the relationships between environment, society and the state in the Gash-Setit region, western Eritrea. Through an examination ...
Constraints for a conservation-based agricultural development policy in Ethiopia. A baseline study in Fedis Awraja
CMI Report | Jan 1992
A baseline survey was conducted in the Hararghe region in Ethiopia in 1989 to identify constraints to agricultural production and environmental ...
Energy crisis, Environmental protection, Agricultural policy, Women, Ethiopia
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
This paper identifies the major environmental issues in Mozambique under the present conditions of war and economic crisis, which differ considerably ...
Environmental problems, Development aid, Mozambique, Africa: Mozambique
CMI Report | Jan 1994
There is a widespread concern that adverse environmental effects of economic activities will seriously affect both the present and future welfare ...
Environment, Environmental assesment, Sustainable development, Project appraisal, Development projects, Cost-benefit analysis, NORAD, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Malawi, Africa: Malawi
From policy guidelines to problem solving. A critical assessment of the National Conservation Strategies of Botswana and Zambia
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1993
This study focuses on the National Conservation Strategies of Botswana and Zambia. The strategies contain detailed elaborations about environmental ...
Environmental protection, Government policy, Botswana, Zambia
Event | 15 Jun 2012
Will REDD+ improve forest governance and address corruption, or add to corruption problems leading to social, environmental and economic harm?
Journal Article | Jun 2016
There is sufficient evidence to say that female empowerment affects economic and social outcomes, in particular for girls. There is, however, ...
Intrahousehold, female autonomy, South-Asia, Nepal