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Report in External Series | Jan 2015
The July 2014 BRICS Summit marked a change in the level of the ambitions of this alliance of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. ...
Rising powers, BRICS, Development, Aid, China, Russia, India, Brazil, South Africa, Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2015
The horn of Africa has the highest prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) in the world, including in its most severe forms. ...
Female Genital Mutilation, Islam, violence against women, horn of Africa
Edited Book | Nov 2013
The authors in this special issue on Democratization and Gender Quotas in Africa are in various ways exploring the long-term effects of processes ...
Does Uranium Mining Increase Civil Conflict Risk? Evidence from a Spatiotemporal Analysis of Africa from 1960 to 2008
Journal Article | Jan 2013
We investigate whether uranium, similar to other resources, is associated with armed conflicts. The analysis uses grid cells in Africa to test ...
Journal Article | Jul 2019
We argue that polygyny creates a social imbalance where few, economically well-off men marry many wives and many poor men marry late or never. ...
Polygyny, Bride prices, Family, Violence, Africa, Africa
Book Chapter | Jan 2002
Shattered promises and hopes: The 2001 local elections in southern region Siegfried Pausewang and L
Book Chapter | Jan 2002
A population resisting local control and intimidation? The elections in Gedeo, southern region Sieg
News | 1 Feb 2005
This book deals with the prospects for peaceful change, human rights and state-building in the Horn of Africa. There are few regions in the world that are more in need of peace and human security, yet prospects are threatened by numerous sources of conflict.
Event | 14 Sep 2007
In Africa, policies are easily pronounced but difficult to implement. The links between policy and policy research are very tenuous. Professor David Olusanya Ajakaiye exlores why.
Event | 8 Sep 2009
The discovery of oil or mineral resources has been associated with devastating political conflict and economic setbacks insted of sustainable economic growth and poverty alleviation. The Oslo conference is aimed at eliciting lessons learned from recent efforts to improve the management of natural resources in developing countries.
Angola, DRC, Ghana, Nigeria, Niger, East Timor, Laos, and Mongolia
Event | 15 Mar 2010
Albie Sachs, Judge on the Constitutional Court of South Africa (1994-2009), and author of the book The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law, held this year's Chr. Michelsen lecture.
Event | 23 Nov 2010
China's role in Angola is particularly massive and major loans have been provided for Angola's reconstruction in exchange for access to Angola's oil. Corkin explores the role of the Angolan government in the evolvement of Chinese-Angolan relations.
Event | 6 Nov 2013
Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change. The poor are the most vulnerable to heat waves, sea level rise, the destruction of coastal zones, drought and water shortages. Is fair global interenational climate governance possible, asks Professor Oliver C. Ruppel.
Event | 9 May 2014
Tobias Hagman gives a talk on the peace negotiations between the Somali rebel group Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) and the Ethiopian government.
Event | 12 Feb 2015
This seminar is dedicated to the discussion of health systems in Africa as products of their social and political environment. With Jean Pierre Olivier de Sardan and Claire Wendland.
Event | 4 Mar 2015
Join us for an introduction on how to conduct survey experiments in Africa.
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
The population in sub-Saharan Africa is the fastest growing and the youngest in the world, yet the politicians ruling them are typically among ...
Project | Jul 2016 - Jun 2020
The project looks at the cost of women’s exclusion and the possibilities for their inclusion in peace talks, peacebuilding, and politics ...
Women, peacebuilding, Africa, legal reform, Algeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria, Sudan
Project | Jun 2013 - May 2014
This is an evaluation of the impact of Training for Peace in Africa (TfP). TfP is major programme funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Finance, ...
Training, peacekeeping, evaluation, Africa
Project | Nov 2009 - May 2010
The aim of the research project “Elections and Democracy in Africa” is to contribute to a comparative understanding of the challenges ...
Liberation movements, pro-democray movements, Africa, elections, democracy, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia, Zimbabwe