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Ethnic Federalism and Self-Determination for Nationalities in a Semi-Authoriatarian State: The Case of Ethiopia
Journal Article | Jan 2006
Ethnic Federalism and Self-Determination for Nationalities in a Semi-Authoriatarian State: The Cas
News | 12 Jul 2010
Nairobi/Brussels, 6 May 2010: If, as likely, South Sudan decides to secede from the North at its January 2011 self-determination referendum, it will need support from Sudan's neighbours to ensure the decision is respected and new conflict is prevented.
Project | Jan 2013 - Dec 2016
In India, a significant proportion of the households, especially in rural areas, are outside the coverage of the formal banking system. But recent advances ...
India, micro-finance, mobile banking, self-help groups
News | 13 Apr 2011
Now that South Sudan's self-determination has been realised, long-suppressed grievances and simmering political disputes have re-surfaced, threatening instability on the eve of independence.
Project | Jan 2019 - Oct 2021
TRAFIG, Transnational Figurations of Displacement, is an EU-funded Horizon 2020 research and innovation project. From 2019 to 2021, 12 partner organisations ...
Book | Apr 2011
Most governments in Africa, seeing the political mobilisation of ethnicity as a threat, have rejected the use of ethnic differences as an explicit basis ...
Journal Article | May 2016
Over the past few decades political processes recognizing and broadening sexual and reproductive rights have produced a reaction from conservative sectors ...
CMI Brief | Sep 2015
Personal characteristics and capacities are important for whether microcredit clients succeed in business. In particular, a client’s education influences ...
Microcredit, Education, Business, Angola
Book Chapter | Jan 1994
This chapter (in Norwegian) discusses the inherent tension between nations (or ethnic groups) and the modern state formations which in most African cases ...
Nationalism, Ethnicity, State, Africa
CMI Report | Jun 2009
How can we understand the emerging donors? The role of ‘emerging’ donors is currently at the heart of the international aid discourse, ...
Development assistance, Aid policy, Emerging donors, India, South Korea, India, South Korea
Event | 10 Nov 2011
What are the outcomes of ethnic self-rule, in combination with the power politics of an authoritarian regime?
News | 24 Feb 2010
Siri Gloppen, Research Director at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, is the new Head of the Rafto Prize Committee.
Journal Article | Jan 2016
Studies have found that politically deprived groups are more likely to rebel. However, does rebellion increase the likelihood of achieving political rights? ...
News | 16 Mar 2016
Does self-serving elite behaviour make citizens more politically active? If we inform voters about the elite’s use of tax havens, are they more likely to take part in elections and other political processes? And does the form on the information matter, are voters more inclined to respond to information that stokes their moral indignation?
Commissioned Report | Nov 2007
Tanzania initiated the Local Government Reform Programme in 1996. The objective of the reform is decentralisation by devolution, and to strengthen local ...
Health, decentralization, Tanzania
Report in External Series | Jan 2005
This is an evaluation of the Released Prisoners' Project (RPP) in Rwanda, a project that was financed and facilitated by the Norwegian Church Aid (NCA). The ...
reconciliation, development aid, peacebuilding, Africa: Rwanda
Journal Article | Jan 2018
Understanding the role of large energy corporations in society is a crucial, yet challenging task for the social science of energy. Ethnographic methods ...
Energy, Corporate social responsibility, Multi-sited ethnography, Access, Positionality, Tanzania, Turkey, Norway, Brazil
Project | Aug 2015 - Dec 2016
Rationale Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and the University of Bergen Department of Comparative Politics have received seed funding from the CMI-UiB ...
Nepal, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda
Project | Jun 2010 - Jul 2011
Susan Rose-Ackerman and Tina Søreide are co-editing the second volume of the International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption, to be published ...
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 ...