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Journal Article | Sep 2009
This article concerns the 'living' landscape inhabited by Sasak Muslims on the Indonesian island of Lombok, viewed in the context of reformist efforts ...
Islam, ritual practice, spiritual, resacralisation, Indonesia
Practitioners reflections: Making a difference in high corruption and weak governance country environments
U4 Practice Insight | Feb 2011
Donor agency officials working on development assistance programmes in highly corrupt and weak governance environments face the challenge of ...
corruption in aid
Report in External Series | Jan 2008
Policy recommendations: Confronting corruption is part and parcel of building legitimacy and public confidence in fragile states. Corruption creates ...
U4 Issue | Jun 2011
Multistakeholder processes – involving representatives from civil society, government and the private sector — are increasingly viewed by ...
natural resource management
Edited Book | Jan 2006
This book aims to offer a closer look at local flexible strategies for securing water resources under demandong climatic conditions and during environmental ...
Americas: Bolivia, Ecuador
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
The Parliament of Angola was established and elected in 1992 in a watershed election that coincided with the peace process in Angola and the democratisation ...
Democratization, Parliament, Constitutions, Political parties, Angola, Africa: Angola
Diffusion of Labor Standards from Origin to Host Countries: Cross County Evidence from Multinational Companies in Africa
Report in External Series | Feb 2014
This study empirically examines diffusion of labor standards from origin to host countries by investigating whether better labor standards of MNCs’ ...
U4 Brief | Aug 2015
New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States provides a framework in which donors and host countries establish shared priorities for reducing fragility, ...
aid, fragile states
Report in External Series | Jan 2014
This report provides the first empirically-based and independent analysis of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) programme in Afghanistan. It examines how the ...
Afghan Local Police, Afghanistan
Project | Jan - Dec 1997
This study analyses how a small donor like Norway can help to promote and support human rights and democracy through development co-operation. It examines ...
development assistance, human rights, democratisation, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Project | Jan - Aug 2002
CMI conducted a survey of partnerships between Norwegian NGOs and business enterprises. Partnerships, especially those that include governments in the ...
Project | Jan - Oct 2000
The State is the focus for the annual conference of the Norwegian Association for Development Research (NFU). It is organised in co-operation with and ...
News | 11 Jan 2007
This collection critically revisits the concept of the 'two-state solution' and maps the effects of local and global political changes on both Palestinian people and politics.
News | 31 Oct 2005
"Without a functioning justice system, rebuilding a state after a conflict will not succeed. Without the foundation of the rule of law, it is impossible to secure all other nation-building processes" concludes Arne Strand who has just completed a major multidonor evaluation of humanitarian and reconstruction assistance to Afghanistan 2001-2005.
News | 4 Oct 2015
High environmental risks and questionable development outcomes characterise the mining industry. A myriad of small companies operate in competitive, high-risk, high-reward settings with weak institutions that fail to enforce regulations. Such conditions are highly conducive to corruption, violence, and environmental destruction.
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Corruption, Violence, Bribery, Natural Resources, Guatemala
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 in ...
Report in External Series | Jan 1996
This main report contains the findings of the evaluation of the Danish Center for Development Research (CDR). The evaluation team found that overall CDR ...
Journal Article | Jan 2007
If humanitarian agencies are to regain the trust of the Afghans it remains of crucial importance that they continue to demonstrate their distance ...
CMI Report | Jan 2000
In 1992, legislation formally ended the nearly 30 year domination of the one-party state in Tanzania, part of a democratisation wave that appeared to ...
Book Chapter | Nov 2017
Africa is a source of large-scale capital flight. The purpose of this paper is to shed light on how banks facilitate capital flight from Africa. There ...
Capital flight, money laundering, tax havens, bank sector, Africa