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Journal Article | Nov 2014
Ethiopia has implemented one of the largest, fastest and least expensive land registration and certification reforms in Africa. While there is evidence ...
Journal Article | Jan 2006
This paper examines the growing role and impacts of private tax collection under fiscal decentralisation in Uganda. Based on evidence from six rural councils, ...
Decentralisation, private tax collection, corruption, Sub-Saharan Africa, Uganda
Project | Jan 2013 - Dec 2014
The study takes place in Tanzania and investigates the behaviour of girls when they are on the verge of making some of the most important decisions ...
Empowerment, Reproductive health, Entrepreneurship, Tanzania
Project | Aug - Oct 2005
This project assesses the feasibility of the time schedule proposed by the so-called fast-track committee towards the establishment of an East African ...
Regional co-operation, Federalism, East Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
CMI Report | Aug 2011
A new Land Act introduced in Angola in 2004 demonstrates a genuine interest in the protection of the customary land rights of rural communities and underlines ...
Customary land tenure, Agricultural development, Angola
Commissioned Report | Jun 2008
We present the development of poverty rates for different castes and ethnic groups of Nepal, and find a strong relation between social exclusion, ...
Liberated Bonded Laborers: Are They Better Off? Welfare and Efficiency Implications of an Agricultural Reform in Western Terai, Nepal
CMI Report | Oct 2007
This master thesis investigates the welfare effects for bonded laborers (kamaiyas) in Western Terai of a ban on permanent labor contracts in July 2000. ...
Bonded labor, Nepal
CMI Report | Jan 2007
NORAD is currently developing a trade strategy towards developing countries. This background note presents a review of the current literature and empirical ...
International trade, Poverty reduction
CMI Report | Jan 2005
This report assesses the feasibility of the time schedule proposed by the so-called fast-track committee towards the establishment of an East African ...
Regional co-operation, East Africa:Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
News | 4 Oct 2012
The government's ability to collect taxes depends on people's and businesses' willingness to pay them. How do you convince them to pay their fair share?
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2017
Public financial transparency is increasingly advocated as a solution to concerns over legal tax planning by multinational corporations, and illegal tax ...
tax, transparency, tax evasion, beneficial ownership, fraud, money laundering
U4 Issue | Jan 2015
There are several different options for the design of REDD+ at the national level, and each has its own strengths and weaknesses in terms of feasibility ...
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
Master's Thesis | Jan 2011
Twelve hours a day, 7 days a week, there are 150 million children below the age of 15 working to make the clothes we wear, the carpets on our floors and ...
child labour, carpet industry, Nepal
Fuelling development? A critical look at government-centred jatropha cultivation for biodiesel as promoted by the biofuel policy in Rajasthan, India
Master's Thesis | May 2010
This study examines government-centred jatropha cultivation for biodiesel as promoted by the biofuel policy of the desert state of Rajasthan, India. The ...
Biofuel, biodiesel, jatropha, rural development, participation, blueprint development, wasteland, India, Rajasthan
CMI Report | Jan 2005
This report reviews Norwegian support to Tanzania Culture Trust Fund (Mfuko wa Utamaduni Tanzania). The fund was established by the Government of Tanzania ...
CMI Report | Jan 2003
Since the 1990s there has been increasing concern in the North about products from the South and the conditions under which they are produced. In least ...
Ethics, Codes of conduct, International trade, Working conditions, Labour standards, Textile industry, Bangladesh, Asia: Bangladesh
From Global Village to Urban Globe. Urbanisation and Poverty in Africa: Implications for Norwegian Aid Policy
CMI Report | Jan 2001
Some 52 per cent of Africa's population are expected to live in towns and cities by 2025. There is generally an unequivocal correlation between urbanisation ...
Development aid, Poverty, Urbanisation, Africa south of Sahara, Africa
News | 28 Oct 2013
In Tanzania, there is a striking increase in the number of girls who get pregnant from the ages 16 to 20. Among 16 year olds, 11 percent get pregnant, whereas 61 percent of the 20 year old girls start childbearing. Why do so many girls have babies when they are this young? How does this affect their economic situation and possibilities of entering the job market?
News | 5 Jun 2011
On June 5th, a new Peruvian president will be elected in a runoff between Ollanta Humala and Keiko Fujimori. The two candidates, for different reasons, raises concerns writes Camila Gianella.