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CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
Providing credits seems to be an effective tool for improving the welfare of the poor. It is expected that microcredit funding to poor people ...
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 ...
Grameen Bank, , Poverty, , Microfinance, Asia: Bangladesh
Book Chapter | Jan 1995
Refugees and asylum in the muslim world Astri Suhrke The Cambridge survey of world migration Robin
CMI Report | Jan 1994
There is a widespread concern that adverse environmental effects of economic activities will seriously affect both the present and future welfare ...
Environment, Environmental assesment, Sustainable development, Project appraisal, Development projects, Cost-benefit analysis, NORAD, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Malawi, Africa: Malawi
Opprinnelsesland signal om kvalitet? En samvalganalyse av konsumenters vurdering ved kjøp av klær fra utviklingsland
CMI Report | Jan 1992
I denne rapporten studeres norske forbrukeres oppfatning om og reaksjoner på opplysninger om opprinnelsesland for klesprodukter. Analysen ...
Tekstiler, Priser, Kvalitet, Opprinnelsesland, Opinionsundersøkelse
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
The paper contains the report from a study tour in Tanzania - April/May 1990. The objective of the tour was to investigate the possibilities ...
Public administration, Local government, Development research, Tanzania, Africa: Tanzania
Edited Book | Jan 1989
The magnitude of refugees movements in the Third World, widely perceived as an unprecedented crisis, has generated widespread concern in the ...
News | 24 Aug 2015
Corruption keeps people thirsty. It damages drinking supplies and sanitation and makes water inaccessible and unaffordable. Because dirty water can be deadly, cleaning up the water sector is a matter of life and death. Below is some advice for what donors can do to help prevent corruption in water management.
News | 5 Mar 2015
After decades of efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) in Sudan, the prevalence of the practice is still staggering. So far, attempts to criminalize FGM have been futile, but there is an election coming up. Will a new national assembly open up for law reform?
News | 6 Jul 2015
So far, kindergartens and shootouts have by and large been completely unrelated issues in my world. Not anymore. Now, for the past days, every morning around 7.30, I have slowed down and scouted cautiously: Does anyone seem tense, watchful? Are there any police troops in a state of mobilization hiding somewhere close? Are there any heavy fireworks all of a sudden, alerts of that something is about to happen?
News | 25 Sep 2015
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been criticised for being too broad and vague. What are the chances of success?
News | 27 Oct 2014
A new report concludes that Norwegian umbrella and network organisations are effective in building capacity in the South, but are cost-inefficient and have poor systems for monitoring and evaluations. Researchers recommend a channeling of more funds to funding mechanisms for civil society in the South rather than leaning on umbrella and network organisations in Norway.
Event | 23 May 2014
Poverty is declining in Nepal. What factors can explain the decline? What policies can lead to further improvements?
News | 12 Jun 2014
Poverty is in decline in Nepal. Steady economic growth and labour migration is part of the explanation.
News | 30 Jun 2014
Tanzanian nurses are reluctant to work in rural areas. - Offering further education and free housing may convince many more to move to remote areas, says CMI director Ottar Mæstad.
Event | 20 Aug 2014
Programme Wednesday 20 August: 12:00 Lunch 13:00 ...
News | 28 Aug 2014
Pneumonia is the biggest child killer in developing countries. Simple medical procedures can improve diagnosis and save lives. Yet, studies show that many clinicians do not perform these procedures. Why?
News | 22 Dec 2014
Ethiopian women are flocking to the labour market making money of their own. Does this mean that there will be more gender equality? With a grant from the Research Council of Norway's scheme for Young Talented Researchers, CMI’s Lovise Aalen will lead a new project studying the impact of economic growth on the lives of women in developmental states.
News | 27 Jun 2013
How can we make our democracy truly representative? Can participation be institutionalized? And who does the Maracanã stadium belong to?
News | 21 Jun 2013
Or isn't it? Do aid efforts to reduce child mortality actually work? Do projects aimed at female empowerment lead to less violence against women?