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U4 Issue | Feb 2020
Legal empowerment refers to the use of laws and rights to increase relatively powerless populations’ control over their lives. A growing field, ...
U4 Issue | Mar 2020
Through their innovative ideas, an empowered youth have the potential to hold governments accountable and work towards the reduction of corruption. Incubator-type ...
Best practice in capacity building in public finance management in Africa. Experiences of Norad and Sida
CMI Report | Jan 2002
This study was contracted by Sida and NORAD for the purpose of summarising experiences in capacity building for Public Finance Management (PFM) in Africa. ...
Report in External Series | Sep 2011
The relatively slow pace of Nigeria’s development has often been attributed to the phenomenon of the resource curse whereby the nature of the state ...
corruption, petroleum, natural resources, political economy, Nigeria
U4 Brief | Jun 2009
Education budget work conducted by civil society is a powerful way of holding governments accountable to their citizens, and drawing attention to corruption ...
News | 6 Jun 2016
The role played by journalists in anti-corruption is extremely valuable. What can donors do to maximise the media’s role?
Book Chapter | May 2016
Uruguay: halfway towards accountability Francesca Lessa and Elin Skaar Transitional Justice in Lati
transitional justice, Uruguay
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2016
Recent evidence highlights the importance of trust in explaining bank account savings. According to economic theory, repeated interactions can play a ...
India, finance, trust, savings, banking, experiment, rct
Event | 15 Mar 2011
We need dialog and negotiation, but we also need accountability and justice. Dr. Sima Samar gives the 2011 Christian Michelsen lecture.
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2017
Access to formal banking is spreading across the world. Obtaining a bank account may transform how people manage their finances, and affect their savings ...
banking, bank accounts, villages, rural, savings, India
CMI Brief | May 2019
Good governance in the management of natural resources is now recognized by scholars and policy makers as key to ensuring that countries can prevent and ...
Autonomy, incentives and patronage: a study of corruption in the Tanzania and Uganda Revenue Authorities
CMI Report | Jan 2003
The report explores factors that explain the observed patterns of corruption within the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) and the Uganda Revenue Authority ...
Corruption, Incentives, Social norms, Tax administration, Tax evasion, Tanzania, Uganda, JEL classification: D73, H26, H30, J33, K42, Z13, Africa: Tanzania
Globally designed accountability and local social inequality. A case study of two maternal deaths in Tanzania.
Book Chapter | Sep 2018
Globally designed accountability and local social inequality. A case study of two maternal deaths in
Maternal health, accountability, Tanzania
Sudan Working Paper | May 2015
This paper outlines the landscape of development interventions in South Kordofanbetween the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in 2005 ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2017
The Occupied Palestinian Territories is one of the world’s most aid-dependent countries. Despite overall levels of aid falling since 2009, the Territories ...
News | 26 Nov 2013
Ghana discovered oil in 2010. The country now produces 100 000 barrels a day, amounting to an income of 1 billion dollars a year. Are the country's institutions strong enough to withstand the resource curse? -Yes, says Inge Amundsen, senior researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute.
News | 29 Jan 2013
Political unrest and conflict, combined with failed strategies and policies, have led to a dramatic decline in foreign exchange revenues and foreign direct investments in Sudan. According to Hassan Ali Gadkarim, there is no miracle cure. The government of Sudan has to build lasting peace with its neighbours and establish accountable public institutions to win the foreign investors back.
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2015
Violence against women has emerged as arguably the single most important focus for both gender programming and women’s rights activism in Afghanistan ...
Gender violence, justice system, Afghanistan
Project | Feb - Dec 2003
This article aims at discribing and analysing the shifts in accountability of the Maoist movement through successive periods, first as parlamentary actor ...
Nepal, Maoists, accountability, Asia: Nepal
When Supreme Audit Institutions engage with civil society: Exploring lessons from the Latin American Transparency Participation and Accountability Initiative
U4 Practice Insight | Dec 2013
The Transparency, Participation and Accountability Initiative illustrates emerging partnerships between audit institutions and citizens, and highlights ...
Supreme Audit Institutions, auditing, civic engagement, transparency, participation, accountability, Latin America, people's engagement, Latin America