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Book Chapter | Jan 2019
In 2016, the ‘secret loans affair’ sprung on to the Mozambican political scene with the discovery that three government-owned companies – ...
political corruption, 'secret loans affair', economic crisis, enrichment, elite formation, Mozambique
Report in External Series | Jan 2017
In 2017, Mozambique was at its most critical moment since the end of the civil war, in a crisis-like cocktail of political, economic and ...
Mozambique, Frelimo, corruption, resource curse, extractive industries
News | 22 Dec 2016
Donors are trying to crack down on corrupt politicians in Mozambique by withholding aid money. Will their approach hold the culprits of corrupt acts and ...
Aid, Corruption, Mozanbique
News | 28 Oct 2016
Corrupt politicians, public debt spiraling out of control and war reborn. Can Mozambique survive in its current shape? War is once again ravaging Mozambique, ...
RENAMO, FRELIMO, corruption, Mozambique
Book Chapter | Jan 1995
Repayment of old loans through new loans: is "cross-finiancing" a problem for the Grameen Bank? Kar
Edited Book | Nov 2019
Analysing political corruption as a distinct but separate entity from bureaucratic corruption, this timely book separates these two very different social ...
Political corruption, Corruption, Power preservation, Political economy analysis, Bribery, Favouritism, Vote buying, Civil society, Media, Anti-corruption, 'Big Man', Patronage, Elections, Resource curse, Clientelism, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Mozambique, South Africa, Malawi
CMI Report | Jan 1997
This study analyses the problem and extent of cross-financing in the Grameen Bank system. The main finding is that cross-financing is rarely a problem. ...
Grameen Bank, , Poverty, , Microfinance, Asia: Bangladesh
Project | Jan - Dec 2018
Political Corruption in AfricaExtraction and Power Preservation This book is analysing political corruption as a distinct but separate entity from bureaucratic ...
Corruption, political corruption, development, Africa, Africa
CMI Insight | Jun 2019
Is China pressuring poor countries with debt? Debt trap diplomacy is a recent term that is used to describe Chinese loans for infrastructure and development ...
The Mozambique hidden loans case: An opportunity for donors to demonstrate anti-corruption commitment
U4 Brief | Oct 2018
When the Mozambican government issued guarantees for over 1 billion US$ - ignoring their own oversight mechanisms and lending rules - they ended up in ...
international drivers of corruption, aid, Mozambique
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
The paper discusses female circumcision in Gambia. Special focus is put on the practice as it is performed by the two most numerous ethnic categories ...
Female circumcision, Knowledge, Mandinka, Gambia
News | 7 Oct 2015
During my fieldwork in Ilam district, Eastern Nepal, I had the chance to visit many different homes, and to experience parts of the everyday life of Nepali families. So far, in every single stay, I was impressed by the children’s motivation for doing homework until late in the evening, and their great ability to speak English. One of them, a 4,5-years old was copying mathematical rules and letters several times, “just for fun, as he is doing it every evening”, as his older brother told me.
Event | 23 Nov 2010
China's role in Angola is particularly massive and major loans have been provided for Angola's reconstruction in exchange for access to Angola's oil. Corkin explores the role of the Angolan government in the evolvement of Chinese-Angolan relations.
U4 Issue | Nov 2016
The average annual cost of corruption to Mozambique was recently estimated to be up to USD 4.9 billion for the period 2004-2014. Some analysts have ...
international drivers of corruption, illicit financial flows, Mozambique
Project | Jan 2011 - Dec 2014
Micro-entrepreneurs in developing countries face a number of constraints on business growth. Lack of access to capital has received a lot of attention ...
poverty, entrepreneurship, microcredit, Tanzania
Angola Brief | Jun 2011
Microcredit clients are often assigned to credit groups with joint liability for loans. But what makes a credit group work well? What credit groups are ...
Journal Article | Jun 2016
Abstract: Private sector development (PSD) is back on the donors’ agenda. In Norway, PSD aid and aid funded loans have increased more than five-fold ...
Private sector development for poverty reduction. Opportunities and challenges for Norwegian development aid
CMI Report | Sep 2015
Private sector development (PSD) is back on the donors’ agenda. In Norway, PSD aid and aid funded loans have increased more than five-fold ...
News | 28 Jan 2013
The unique collection has made the library at the Bergen Resource Centre for International Development the most popular specialized library in Norway. In 2011, more than 5000 volumes were on loan all over the country. -The collection is an invaluable resource to researchers and policymakers, says Carol Priestley.
Report in External Series | Jan 2001
(Commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Limited circulation)