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News | 31 Aug 2009
A travel through the richest oil countries in the world and an analysis of Caspian energy politics.
When incentives work too well: Locally implemented Pay for Performance (P4P) and adverse sanctions towards home birth in Tanzania - a qualitative study
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Background: Despite limited evidence of its effectiveness,performance-based payments (P4P) are seen by leading policymakers as a potential solution to ...
P4P, pay for performance, incentives, health, motivation, Tanzania
News | 20 Feb 2008
"The weakening resolve" in Afghanistan, argues Astri Suhrke, reflects growing European concern that the strategy staked out by Washington may be neither realistic nor desirable.
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 | 27 May 2011
The Afghan conflict is driven by the impact and behaviour of international troops as well as the illegitimacy of the Afghan government.
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
A number of studies suggest that the practices of multinational corporations in relation to corporate social responsibility and in other areas, ...
CSR, Angola, China
Asian Models for Aid: Is There a Non-Western Approach to Development Assistance? Summary record of seminar held in Oslo, December 2006
CMI Report | Oct 2007
The expansion of the international donor community clearly challenges the current "consensus" of a new "harmonised" aid architecture, ...
Development aid, Asia, Japan, China, India, South Korea
In Tanzania, The Many Costs Of Pay-For-Performance Leave Open To Debate Whether The Strategy Is Cost-Effective
Journal Article | Mar 2015
Pay-for-performance programs in health care are widespread in low- and middle-income countries. However, there are no studies of these programs’ ...
Sudan Working Paper | Sep 2008
Any attempt to define and characterize the relationship between the National Islamic Front (NIF) and the sectarian and secular parties in Sudan must start ...
CMI Brief | Oct 2011
Guatemala suffers from high levels of undernourishment and malnutrition despite a strong political commitment to the right to food. Yet, there is an absence ...
food litigation, Guatemala
Forward looking review of the regional strategy on scaling up access to modern energy services in the East African community
Commissioned Report | Jul 2013
The East African Countries (EAC) Secretariat’s Energy Division supports regional knowledge coordination and has become a common forum for exchange ...
energy, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda
CMI Report | Nov 2013
China is currently implementing a full-fledged ‘Going ¸Global’ strategy, particularly in Africa. Chinese engagement on the continent ...
Journal Article | May 2016
Over the past few decades political processes recognizing and broadening sexual and reproductive rights have produced a reaction from conservative sectors ...
Combating illicit financial flows and related corruption in Africa: Towards a more integrated and effective approach
U4 Issue | Oct 2011
The relationship between anti-money laundering and anti-corruption strategies is a key issue for developing countries. Corruption and money laundering ...
international drivers of corruption, Illicit financial flows, money laundering, financial intelligence units, financial industry, cash based economy, Botswana, Tanzania, Zambia, Africa
News | 31 May 2012
A recent U4-workshop in Liberia has clarified obstacles and strengthened the cooperation on anti-corruption between donors, local and central authorities in Liberia. This paves the way for better donor support and government action, says U4-adviser Jesper Johnsøn.
Project | Apr 2006 - Feb 2013
This project has been developed to support GoM (the National Directorate of Poverty Analysis and Studies/DNEAP in the Ministry of Planning and Development/MPD) ...
Mozambique, poverty reduction policy, monitoring and evaluation
The budget as theatre - the formal and informal institutional makins of the budget process in Malawi. Final report
Commissioned Report | Jan 2004
What can explain the apparent lack of political will to formulate, implement and monitor the budget process and public financial management in accordance ...
Malawi, budget, public financial management, PRSP, Africa: Malawi
An exception to the rule? Why Indonesia's Anti-Corruption Commission succeeds where others don't - a comparison with the Philippines' Ombudsman
U4 Issue | Aug 2010
Anti-corruption agencies have long been a principal strategy to fight corruption in many developing countries. Unfortunately, few of them have produced ...
commissions, anti-corruption agencies, uncac, Indonesia, Philippines
CMI Report | Jan 2007
NORAD is currently developing a trade strategy towards developing countries. This background note presents a review of the current literature and empirical ...
International trade, Poverty reduction
Edited Book | Jan 2013
Climate change is one of the central challenges facing African countries and their people. Unless concerted efforts are made worldwide very soon to reduce ...