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Newspaper Op-Ed | Mar 2018
Bangladesh has taken yet another turn on its downwards spiral from democracy to authoritarianism. On 8 February 2018, a Bangladeshi judge convicted ...
Project | May - Jun 2011
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has hovered low on governance-related indices for many years. In 2010, the country scored 2.0 out ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, DR Congo
News | 10 Dec 2012
Plaza Bolívar in the center of Caracas was filled with people today. Most people wore red t-shirts with images of the Chávez. A boy was sitting on his father´s shoulders, waiving with a doll of Chávez clad in military outfit.
Book Chapter | Jan 2001
Fiscal decentralisation - the devolution of taxing and spending powers to lower levels of government - has become an important theme of governance ...
Local Governance, Finances and Service Delivery in Tanzania. A Summary of Findings from Six Councils
Report in External Series | Jan 2005
This report provides a summary of three more extensive reports, which contribute to a baseline for the local government reform programme in ...
Local government, decentralisation, Tanzania
CMI Report | Jan 2000
Botswana has experienced one of the highest growth rates in the world over the past three decades. Growth can, however, be attributed to a long-lived ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2012
This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilisation in anglophone Africa, with an emphasis on urban settings. ...
Local government, decentralisation, taxes, business licences, user fees, Africa
Edited Book | Jun 2007
The textbook provides a comprehensive coverage of the main concepts, institutions and mechanisms of Government and Politics, with particular ...
Commissioned Report | Feb 2008
Leaders of the world community have committed themselves to providing development assistance on a scale and in a form that enables developing ...
U4 Brief | Sep 2010
Innovative management of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) forests is an international priority. It is important to promote socio-economic ...
natural resource management, DR Congo
U4 Issue | Jun 2010
Prominent contributions to the resource curse literature suggest that weak governance and corruption are key factors behind continued poverty ...
natural resource management, oil, corruption, Ghana, São Tomé and Principé
U4 Brief | Oct 2007
This U4 Brief argues that the key to more effective anti-corruption strategies is to think differently about governance. Instead of starting ...
The campaign to promote the African Union Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance: Insights into advocacy on the African continent
U4 Practice Insight | May 2013
This U4 Practice Insight seeks to communicate the experiences and lessons learned by a governance specialist during three years of advocacy ...
conventions, South Africa
Governance challenges in Tanzania’s natural gas sector: Unregulated lobbyism and uncoordinated policy
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
Resource discoveries often result in expectations of rapid growth, but also major concerns for increasing corruption. The resource curse literature ...
Extractive industries, resource curse, governance, corruption, lobbyism, Tanzania
Journal Article | Jan 2018
Tanzania has recently discovered large petroleum and natural gas reserves, boosting its natural resource stocks and potential future revenue ...
petroleum, governance, legal regimes, Tanzania
U4 Issue | Jul 2017
Can lobbying be a realistic and legitimate alternative to corruption in less developed countries? This paper addresses this question by: (1) ...
Family law reform in Sudan: competing claims for gender justice between sharia and women’s human rights
CMI Report | Dec 2017
This paper focuses on family law reform in Sudan-a country that has been in a state of perpetual conflict that stretches back long before its ...
human rights, women, family law, gender, Sudan
News | 8 Jun 2012
A new report documents measures that can make government and politics more responsive, more accountable and more transparent and enable citizens to take a greater role in governing themselves.
News | 31 Oct 2012
The Ethiopian government has followed a top-down cluster development strategy by constructing working premises for small businesses. So far more than 2075 working premises have been built with a total cost of over 300 million birr. Why do most of the premises remain empty despite highly subsidized rent?
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2016
This 3-year interdisciplinary project (2014-2016) - comprising sociology, political science and social anthropology - intends to contribute ...
Governance, civil service, faith-based organisations, traditional authorities, gender relations, corruption, Malawi