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Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2015
The protection of tropical forests is a hot topic, particularly in light of the pressing threat of global climate change. The 2014 UN Climate ...
REDD+, forest governance, climate governance, corruption, anti-corruption
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2015
This paper is a broad ranging reflection of the general situation of crisis in the Horn of Africa region. Rather than carry out a conventional ...
Sudan, Horn of Africa
CMI Insight | Apr 2016
The Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) has a long history of siding with civil protestors in times of national political crisis. In recent years, waves ...
Sudan, Sudan Armed Forces, Arab Spring, Military
Journal Article | Sep 2007
This paper examines the post-war reconstruction programme in Afghanistan, arguing that it contains the seeds of radical social change. The paper ...
post-war reconstruction, , Afghanistan
'Follow the money!' Policies and practices in donor support to civil society formations in Southern Africa
Report in External Series | Aug 2011
In 2007, the Southern Africa Trust commissioned a study on the trends and impacts of changing aid policies and shifting financial flows to civil ...
Aid, Southern Africa, Civil Society, Financial Crisis
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2017
In Pakistan, the legal recognition of rape as a crime has changed in pace with the dominant narrative on women’s sexuality. The country’s ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2010
Legal practices and ideas about law are undergoing dramatic change in Latin America. Today, a turn-of-the-century crop of constitutions grants ...
CMI Brief | Jan 2016
Zambia has a long history of disputed changes of the mining tax regime with damaging effects on the working relations between the Government ...
Mining, Taxation, Royalty, Zambia
CMI Brief | Apr 2016
In the 2014 elections in Malawi, the incumbent female president Joyce Banda lost the presidency, and the number of women MPs was reduced from ...
voting, election, gender, Malawi
Master's Thesis | Jan 2016
In this thesis I trace the changes in the exercise of Brazilian state power in Rio’s poor communities, or favelas, through an ethnographic ...
CMI Brief | Sep 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
The Lost Peace. Collective Land Titling, Natural Resources and Armed Conflict in the Colombian Pacific
Event | 30 Sep 2010
What is the relationship between the change in the structure of land ownership and the dynamics of armed conflict in the Columbian Pacific, and how is it related to the planting and exploitation of palm oil?
Event | 11 Feb 2010
In his new book Helge Rønning explores the role of the media in different parts of Africa plays in the political and social processes of change on the continent.
Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe
News | 25 Jun 2013
There is an appetite for change. Discontent against Bashir is widespread. The popular sentiment rumbling in Khartoum is that Bashir will fall sooner or later.
Event | 30 Oct 2013
What constitutes an efficient criminal justice system? This international workshop with leading experts explores criteria for crime-preventive impacts through the criminal justice system.
Event | 16 Oct 2014
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen defends her doctoral dissertation "The Revoluationary Petro-State. Change, Continuity and popular Power ...
Project | Apr 2016 - Sep 2019
Kabul – September 2016. The Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI)-Norway and Peace Training and Research Organisation (PTRO) have been ...
Project | Sep 2010 - Dec 2012
The Bangladesh Parliament (Jatiya Sangsad) was established in 1972 following the separation of Bangladesh from Pakistan. Presidentialism and ...
Parliament, legislature, politics, good governance, Bangladesh
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
Project | May 2010 - May 2013
Struggles for natural resources have taken place throughout the tumultuous history of Latin America. However, in recent decades a new wave of ...