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Why can we not demonstrate the difference that Norwegian aid makes? An evaluation of the results measurement system and practice
Journal Article | Mar 2016
We assess why the Norwegian aid administration is not able to document its results. We find that the system is not designed to provide the necessary documentation ...
Evaluation, foreign aid, methods, review, monitoring, M&E systems
Project | Aug 2010 - Jun 2012
Strengthening the tax systems in developing countries is a key priority area for Norwegian development assistance. The purpose of this project is to systematise ...
Taxation, tax reform, tax administration, natural resources, mining, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
Report in External Series | Apr 2008
Many local government authorities in Tanzania have reformed their tax collection systems in recent years in order to increase their revenue. This brief ...
Local government, Revenue collection, Privatisation, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2009
This paper examines recent experiences from sub-Saharan Africa in combating corruption in customs. It argues that integrity reforms have been too focused ...
Taxation, Tax administration, Corruption, Africa
Towards fiscal self-reliance: Capacity building for domestic revenue enhancement in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia (workshop report)
Commissioned Report | May 2011
The workshop Toward fiscal self-reliance: Capacity building for domestic revenue enhancement in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia took place in Maputo, ...
Taxation, tax administration, tax reform, state building, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2014
This paper reviews the state of knowledge on local government revenue systems in Africa, with a particular focus on commonalties and differences between ...
Local government, Fiscal decentralisation, Taxation, Governance, State building, Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2014
We compare the procedures and structures for supporting results measurement and evaluation between the Norwegian aid administration, the World Bank, Danida ...
counterfactual, interventions, institutions, foreign assistance
Book Chapter | Jun 2015
Fiscal decentralisation – the devolution of revenue mobilisation and spending powers to lower levels of government – has become a main theme ...
Taxation, local government, fiscal decentralisation, Sub-Saharan Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2015
This article presents the results of a qualitative study of the uses and abuses of travel compensation in the state administrations of three developing ...
per diem, travel compensation, incentives, developing countries, Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania
CMI Insight | Mar 2017
The growth of Africa’s towns and cities has outpaced local governments’ capacity for service delivery in terms of management, infrastructure, ...
urbanisation, property boom, tax reform, property tax, South Africa, Africa, Burundi, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Uganda, Gambia, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Sierra Leone
Project | Jan 1997
One of the main issues addressed was whether the demand for efficiency in the administration hinders treatment of asylum seekers according to national ...
Exploring new political alternatives for the Oromo in Ethiopia. Report from Oromo workshop and its after-effects
CMI Report | May 2009
This report is intended to stimulate a debate on political alternatives for the Oromo, an ethnic and social group in Ethiopia. It makes documents from ...
Ethiopia, Oromo, Democracy, Local administration, Ethiopian federation
News | 17 Sep 2012
Developing countries could raise substantial domestic revenues by strengthening tax legislation and administration, but a lack of global regulations to address cross-border tax evasion is slowing down the process.
Journal Article | Jan 2006
This paper examines the growing role and impacts of private tax collection under fiscal decentralisation in Uganda. Based on evidence from six rural councils, ...
Decentralisation, private tax collection, corruption, Sub-Saharan Africa, Uganda
News | 27 Oct 2014
A new report concludes that Norwegian umbrella and network organisations are effective in building capacity in the South, but are cost-inefficient and have poor systems for monitoring and evaluations. Researchers recommend a channeling of more funds to funding mechanisms for civil society in the South rather than leaning on umbrella and network organisations in Norway.
Event | 14 Dec 2009
Farouk Al-Kasim, "the Iraqi who saved Norway from oil", instrumental as he was in establishing the Norwegian Petroleum Administration and Directorate. Since 1991 he has advised developing countries on the organisation and regulation of their petroleum sector.
Event | 29 Sep 2010
Dr. Robert Lieber, Professor of Government and International Affairs at Georgetown University, discusse the background and broader themes as the context in which the Obama administration's approach to the current Israeli-Palestinian negotiations takes place. He will also address misconceptions about U.S. Middle East policy.
Project | Aug 2006 - Dec 2007
This project studies cooperation and coordination on gender issues at district level in Tanzania in cooperation with PMO-RALG (Prime Minister's Office ...
Project | Mar - Dec 2017
In 2012, the first wave of Electronic Fiscal devises (EFDs) was rolled out to 22 000 VAT registered companies all over Tanzania to increase VAT collection. ...
News | 14 Jul 2010
May 6, 2010 An independent review by six leading human rights and Sudan advocacy groups reveals that the Sudanese peace processes for Darfur and Southern Sudan show no significant progress. They are at best stagnating and at worst backsliding toward complete failure and a return to full-scale, national war.