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Event | 21 Sep 2007
Joachim Von Braun, Director of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPR), discusses the progress (or lack thereof) in achieving the first millennium goal, ending poverty and hunger, and looks at the role/nature of growth and of social protection.
Event | 14 May 2009
This workshop aims to define a research agenda for improved knowledge of the effectiveness of strategies for improved health worker performance in low income countries.
Event | 22 Oct 2009
AMREF is an International health development organization based in Africa. The director Dr. Thomas Nzioki Kibua presents the organisation and its work.
Event | 26 May 2011
Professor Clive Bell of Heidelberg University has since the 1970s made seminal contributions to our understanding of formal and informal contracts and interactions between powerful landowners and moneylenders in poor rural economies and their tenants. He will, nearly 40 years later, give an overview of where this sub-field of development economics stands today.
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.
Event | 30 Oct 2013
What constitutes an efficient criminal justice system? This international workshop with leading experts explores criteria for crime-preventive impacts through the criminal justice system.
News | 25 Feb 2014
During the Egyptian uprisings against president Mubarak in 2011, people demanded bread, freedom and social justice. Bread is the daily staple for millions of Egyptians, and came to symbolize the demand for a fairer economic system. But does food insecurity necessarily cause social unrest and conflict?
News | 12 Jun 2014
Poverty is in decline in Nepal. Steady economic growth and labour migration is part of the explanation.
Journal Article | Jan 2000
Simulation of ecological and economic impacts of distant water fleets on Namibian fisheries Ussif R
Journal Article | Jan 2003
Struggles for social rights – are the courts a suitable battleground? International social and economic rights are recognised as law in ...
Social rights, South Africa, India, constitutional litigation, Africa: South Africa
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
"Pure" matrilineal systems are said to be "doomed" because they are incompatible with economic growth. The author argues that descent systems ...
Zambia, Matriliny, Agricultural development, Gender, Africa: Zambia
Journal Article | Jan 2005
Altruistic donors face common good problem which calls for cooperation and policy integration. On the other hand, the more united and responsible ...
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 ...
Health, decentralization, Tanzania
Macro-Economic Convergence Policy in the Southern African Development Community: Prospects and Challenges
Book Chapter | Dec 2007
In the last two decades, the subject of regional integration has featured prominently in the agenda of (and policy research on) most developing ...
Economic policy, SADC, Southern Africa
Strained Fraternity. Identity Formations, Migration and Social Transformation among Sri Lankan Tamils in Tamil Nadu, India
Master's Thesis | Jan 2005
This dissertation deals with the situation of the Sri Lankan refugees who have fled to the Indian State of Tamil Nadu - primarily due to the ...
India, Sri Lanka
CMI Report | Jan 2004
The present report is the fifth in a series of annual studies carried out by the Chr. Michelsen Institute on socio-economic and political trends ...
Politics, Democratization, Elections, Political parties, Angola, Africa: Angola
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Creating a favourable investment climate is crucial for economic development. In this study, we explore the impact of social development variables ...
Foreign direct investment, Domestic investment, Social development
CMI Report | Jan 1993
This study takes an extended look at Botswana, a country which is found to depart from the common pattern of African states and therefore may ...
Democracy, Development planning, Economic policy, Botswana
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1993
The first part of this paper gives an overview of the dominating approach within economic theory on individual decision making under uncertainty ...
Risk, Uncertainty, Decision-making theory
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1995
This paper uses as a point of departure the extensive soil erosion problems in the highland area of Western Tanzania. The first part of the ...