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Event | 22 Sep 2011
China, India, Malaysia and South-South development cooperation in the new Sudans. Daniel Large introduces and discusses with Gunnar M. Sørbø and Gunnar A. Holm.
Sudan, South Sudan
CMI Report | Jan 1992
The report historically traces the social construction of the Indian prostitute, which misrepresented and degraded the imagery of an accomplished courtesan ...
Women, Prostitution, Colonialism, India
U4 Brief | Nov 2015
The literature on corruption tends to focus on grand corruption for contracts and licenses worth large sums of money. However, 1.6 billion people annually ...
petty bribes, service delivery, public sector, anti-corruption approaches in sector work
Book Chapter | Jan 2014
Africa is a source of large-scale capital flight. The purpose of this paper is to shed light on how banks facilitate capital flight from Africa. There ...
Capital flight, illicit capital flows, international finance, banking sector, Africa
Report in External Series | Jan 1993
(Human Rights Report No. 2)
News | 23 Jun 2010
Detained in solitary confinement, tortured, exiled and eventually blown up by a car bomb. From an early age Albie Sachs played a prominent part in the struggle for justice in South Africa. Later in life he helped draft South Africa's post-apartheid Constitution, and served as a member of the Constitutional Court for fifteen years. Sachs talks to host Siri Gloppen about his life and role as a judge in the formative years of post-apartheid South Africa.
CMI Report | Jan 2009
The discourse on social exclusion in Nepal is very ideological, with some authors considering basically all Nepalis as socially excluded except for male ...
Social and economic indicators, Statistical analysis, Caste and ethnic identity, Nepal
Journal Article | Jan 2019
In this paper I issue a call for a primary focus on expanding and strengthening alternative, community-based justice systems, as a strategy for securing ...
Journal Article | Jan 2005
In recent years there has been increasing academic interest in Islamism in the Middle East, not least in Palestinian Islamism championed by groups such ...
Islamism, political Islam, refugees, Jihad, , Middle East: Lebanon
Towards ecology through local democracy - or vice versa? On peasant powerlessness in a rural African society
Commissioned Report | Jan 1999
(EADI Working Group B4, Paper no. 8)
Health rights litigation and access to medicines: Priority classification of successful cases from Costa Rica’s constitutional chamber of the supreme court
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Although Costa Rica has no explicit constitutional right to health, its constitutional chamber of the Supreme Court (Sala IV) has become increasingly ...
Project | Mar - Apr 2000
This is a short-term assignment carried out on behalf of NORAD together with prof. R.L.Smith from LINS, / Oslo and prof. H. Mosha, University of Dar es ...
Institutional development, capacity building, academic co-operation, Africa: Tanzania
Event | 23 May 2011
How has scholarship on state fragility influenced the policies of influential international actors? Professor Paris argues that academic research has helped policy-makers to define and refine understandings of state fragility as a policy problem, and has informed the development of operational frameworks for response.
Event | 9 Sep 2011
World food prices are fluctuating, and have on average increased during the last years. What shall we expect in the long run? Economist Stein T. Holden from UMB and geographer Peter Andersen from UiB discuss these issues with a focus on local knowledge and technological opportunities.
Gender composition and group dynamics: Evidence from a laboratory experiment with microfinance clients
Journal Article | Jan 2016
Gender composition and group dynamics: Evidence from a laboratory experiment with microfinance clien
Doctoral Thesis | Aug 2012
This ethnographically grounded study of Chewa people’s foodways traces the involvement of the Chewa people in global development politics and policy ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1996
This paper reviews income-generating programmes in Pakistan and Malawi organised by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). It compares the different strategies ...
Project | Nov 2009 - Feb 2010
Given the large and increasing quantity of research on anti-corruption in procurement, practitioners need to keep updated on the most current advice, ...
procurement, corruption, development aid
News | 4 May 2016
The new Marriage Act in Malawi has been hailed for raising the legally prescribed age of marriage to 18, yet the truth is that there is no absolute minimum age of marriage in Malawi and that legal inconsistencies threaten the enforcement of the law.
News | 3 Sep 2015
Corruption and illegal trafficking endanger the world’s biodiversity