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CMI Brief | Jun 2019
A key problem facing revenue administrations in many developing countries is that they operate manual paper-based recording systems. This is particularly ...
ICT, Property tax, Tax administration, Tanzania
Event | 23 May 2011
How has scholarship on state fragility influenced the policies of influential international actors? Professor Paris argues that academic research has helped policy-makers to define and refine understandings of state fragility as a policy problem, and has informed the development of operational frameworks for response.
Event | 23 Jun 2011
Prof. Rehman Sobhan challenges the traditional definition of poverty as a form of income deprivation. He redefines poverty a process that excludes significant segments of society from more equitable participation in development opportunities and in decision making. Sobhan identifies a variety of operational ideas to build a more inclusive society in South Asia.
International money-laundering regulation of alternative remittance systems - why the current approach does not work in developing countries
Journal Article | Jan 2012
This article examines the recommendations of an influential international advisory body, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), towards regulation of ...
money laundering, alternative remittance systems, Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates
Journal Article | Apr 2012
This article examines how clustering affects the entry and exit decisions of farm households into and from nonfarm enterprises in rural Ethiopia. We find ...
Nonfarm enterprises, Clustering, Entry and exit, Household welfare, Africa, Ethiopia
Journal Article | Jun 2013
The transitional justice (TJ) field has gone through phases in which the role of actors and their environments – or structure and agency, more broadly ...
Actors, Human Rights, International Criminal Court (ICC), Post-conflict, Transitional Justice
Benefit streams from mining in Botswana, Namibia, Mali and Tanzania. Lessons from studies conducted in 2005
Commissioned Report | Nov 2007
The main objective of this brief report is to present the lessons learned and the main findings from six case studies of large scale mining operations ...
Mining, Botswana, Namibia, Mali, Tanzania
Sudan Working Paper | May 2016
Introduction Since the 1950s, there has been a growing international awareness of the need for business organizations to commit to a social role that ...
economy, Corporate Social Responsibility, Islam, ethics, philantropy, Sudan
Social anthropologist with extensive experience from developmental research, consultancy and administrative work in Eastern and North-eastern Africa.
African drylands, pastoral societies, development interventions and pastoral dynamics, natural resource management, rural development, land reform, academic co-operation programmes, Norwegian aid assistance, Ethiopia, Kenya, Horn of Africa, Somalia
News | 21 Nov 2014
The Norwegian government has appointed a committee that will evaluate Norway’s engagement in Afghanistan. The main objective is to review and draw lessons from the operation. Senior researchers Astri Suhrke and Torunn Wimpelmann at CMI will be part of the Commission.
Edited Book | Jan 2002
Eroding Local Capacity is a critical examination of the interplay between international and local actors operating in the humanitarian arena in Africa. ...
Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
Report in External Series | Oct 2015
In the regional backdrop to the war in Yemen Iran is a pivotal actor. Saudi Arabia has made clear that it sees the conflict in Yemen as the extension ...
Yemen, Saudi Arabia
Journal Article | Jan 2019
Motivated by the siloed nature of much poverty research, as well as the challenge of finding inclusive operational definitions of poverty, this study ...
Poverty, Qualitative, Anthropology, Quantitative, Q-squared, Mozambique
Event | 12 Jan 2012
How do the emerging South powers promote economic co-operation, trade and investment? And how is development finance and aid provided?
China, India, Brazil and South Africa
Report in External Series | Aug 2019
Afghan paramilitary forces working with the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have long been a staple in the US war on terrorism in Afghanistan ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2002
This article provides an overview of Norway's historical relations with Africa to date. It considers the full range of relations, from missionary activities ...
International relations, Norway, Africa
Mid-term review of research co-operation between Norwegian Institute of Human Rights and Addis Ababa University
Project | Oct - Dec 2001
Short-term consultancy to review mid-term status of research co-operation between NIHR and AAU with political science.
Human rights, institutional development, capacity building, academic co-operation, Africa: Ethiopia
Project | Sep 2005 - Dec 2010
This project seeks to monitor the role of SADC's international co-operating partners in supporting SADC and regional co-operation in Southern Africa. ...
Project | Jan - Sep 1999
In 1998, an agreement was signed between MFA and the Operations Evaluation Department to enhance Norwegian participation in evaluations of World Bank's ...
CMI Report | Jan 2006
Danida has provided financial support to research networks with a view to creating better synergies between research and policy/operations. Six networks ...
Development research, Development aid, Research networks, DANIDA, ENRECA