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Report in External Series | Feb 2019
Produced by TRAFFIC, WWF, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre (U4 ACRC), Northumbria and Utrecht Universities, "Corruption and wildlife crime: ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, wildlife crime, caviar trade
Edited Book | Jan 2012
The impact of the oil and gas industry – paradoxically seen both as a blessing and a curse on socio-economic development – is a ...
Non-resource taxation in a resource rich setting: A broader tax base will enhance tax compliance in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Mar 2016
CMI Brief December 2015 Volume 14 No.08 Huge reservoirs of natural gas have been discovered offshore the southern coast of Tanzania. The country ...
U4 Issue | Nov 2016
Corruption has recently risen up the global wildlife conservation agenda with a series of international agreements highlighting the role of ...
natural resource management
Sudan Report | Sep 2017
Sudan has long been a hub for individuals from the Horn of Africa on their way to north Africa, Europe, and beyond, and this has only increased ...
ARUSS, Human smuggling, trafficking, Sudan, Eastern Sudan
Sudan Brief | Sep 2018
There are several causes that contribute to child marriage in eastern Sudan, including poverty, lack of education for girls, avoiding stigma ...
Child marriage, Education, Algadaref, Red Sea State, Kassala, Sudan
Event | 18 Feb 2015
ARUSS organises a two-day workshop on methodology issues. There will also be presentations of research reports by the regional universities that are part of the ARUSS-cooperation.
Event | 13 Oct 2014
ARUSS WorkshopReviewing Dynamics of Change in rural Sudan14 – 16 October 2014Ahfad University for Women Workshop Programme Tuesday ...
Event | 29 Mar 2012
Politics, inequality and poverty in resource-rich countries. Michael Alvarez invites the authors John McNeish and Logan Owen to probe into the impact of oil and gas industry.
News | 24 Jan 2012
Despite the discovery of oil and gas, most countries rich in natural resources are still economically troubled and conflict-ridden. -Resources are not only tied to financial value, but also to social identity and cosmology. Current explanations of the resource curse fail to consider historical grievances and the significance of social territorialism, says John-Andrew McNeish in his newly published book Flammable Societies: Studies on the Socio-Economics of Oil and Gas.
Event | 26 Apr 2012
"Transnational crime" in West Africa - a game of hubs, nodes and organisation without organisations.
West Africa, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Mali, Liberia
News | 14 Aug 2012
On 31st of August voters in Angola will elect a new parliament and a president. It is already clear that the dice are loaded. Despite the low quality of the elections and the machinations of the incumbent - is Angola on the path to democracy?
News | 24 Oct 2012
This year, Professor Philippe Bourgois from the University of Pennsylvania was invited speaker at the Bergen Summer Research School (20-22 June), co-hosted by the CMI. During his visit, he was interviewed on his long-term research among drug-addicts in inner-city US ghettos. His research will be linked to a new program on urbanization and urbanity at CMI (Nefissa naguib and Are Knudsen).
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 | 25 Sep 2015
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been criticised for being too broad and vague. What are the chances of success?
News | 5 Oct 2015
End poverty in all its forms everywhere is goal number one in the new Sustainable Develelopment Goals. Magnus Hatlebakk explains what extreme poverty is.
Senior Researcher, Coordinator Governance
Political scientist whose competence areas include local government reform, corruption and opposition in Africa.
Local government reform, corruption, China in Africa, press freedom, China, Africa: Angola, Mozambique., Americas: Venezuela
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2010
To begivenheter kommer til å prege Afrika i år: fotball-VM i Sør-Afrika, og markeringen av 50 års uavhengighet i flere ...
nationalism, colonialism, post-colonial history, panafricanism, 2010 World Cup, poverty, economic development strategies, South Africa, China
Journal Article | Apr 2010
The commemorations of historical figures, both public and private, have become a powerful tool for politicians and historians in Vietnam to ...