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International conference in Bergen: Everyday Maneuvers: understanding civil-military relations in a changing world
Event | 30 Sep 2015
The final conference for the Everyday Maneuvers project will take place in Bergen on September 30th-October 2 2015, bringing together invited collaborators, ...
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.
Journal Article | Jan 1992
This article analyses trends in Norwegian development research since 1975 until today with respect to the number of ongoing projects, institutions and ...
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 are not ...
Zambia, Matriliny, Agricultural development, Gender, Africa: Zambia
From policy guidelines to problem solving. A critical assessment of the National Conservation Strategies of Botswana and Zambia
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1993
This study focuses on the National Conservation Strategies of Botswana and Zambia. The strategies contain detailed elaborations about environmental problems, ...
Environmental protection, Government policy, Botswana, Zambia
U4 Issue | Oct 2018
A social norms approach can help practitioners design effective anti-corruption reforms. Social norms in communities, families, and organisations help ...
CMI Brief | Jun 2012
This brief assesses the impact of transitional justice mechanisms on peace and democracy. Based on four case studies from Africa and Latin America, it ...
Angola, Rwanda, Peru, Uruguay
U4 Brief | Sep 2013
Addressing corruption in fragile and conflict-affected environments is constrained by the risk that reforms can spark violent resistance. Two different ...
Sudan Brief | Sep 2018
A new understanding that educating girls' does not constrain their marriage potential is emerging in eastern Sudan. Girls who continue their education ...
Child marriage, Education, Algadaref, Red Sea State, Kassala, Sudan
Project | Jan 2002 - Jul 2005
The overall aim of this four year research programme is to document processes of change and impacts of the Local Government Reform Programme (LGRP) in ...
News | 22 Mar 2013
The late Hugo Chavez proclaimed himself a feminist and opened up new arenas for women's activism in Venezuela. Poor women challenged their traditional roles as mothers and wives and took a collective step into the public sphere. Yet, their struggle is not so much about women's liberation from a Western feminist perspective as it is a fight for alleviating poverty and opening up new spaces for women's political participation.
Event | 19 May 2011
African states continue to undergo change and upheaval. While some struggle with authoritarian and military regimes, almost all, whether multi-party democracies or dictatorships, whether "free market" or socialist, have experienced "the failure of male-dominated" politics, says Akosua Adomako Ampofo.
Project | Oct 2009 - Apr 2010
This report, commissioned by the Southern Africa trust, seeks to present and analyse policies and prasctices in donor support to civil society in Southern ...
Aid, Civil Society, Southern Africa
News | 6 Oct 2005
Popular support to Hamas increases among Palestionians. Hamas's duality as "worshippers" and "warmongers" has made the organisation extraordinarily popular among dispossessed Palestinians and a mounting political challenge to the secular nationalism of the PLO.
Book | Jan 1994
This book describes the foundation of SADCC and the history of its first ten years, and its transformation into the Southern African Development Community ...
Regional integration, Southern Africa
Commissioned Report | Jan 2007
We attempt to explain the present ethnic-based conflict in the Terai of Nepal by deeper social and economic structures. Based on previous research on ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This paper presents three propositions about tax collection in local authorities in Tanzania. First, revenue performance depends on the degree of coercion ...
CMI Brief | Apr 2012
In the forty years since independence Bangladesh has rotated between electoral democracy and military rule, and between parliamentary and presidential ...
Parliament, democratisation, institutionalisation, Bangladesh
Journal Article | Aug 2013
Does corruption attract or deter foreign investment in the extractive sectors? This article presents an econometric analysis of extractive industry foreign ...
Corruption, governance, mining, quarrying, petroleum, extractive industries, Bangladesh, Angola
CMI Insight | May 2015
Land has always been an important site of struggle in Mexico, often bringing peasant movements and peasant communities into conflicts with the Mexican ...