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Edited Book | Jan 2012
The impact of the oil and gas industry – paradoxically seen both as a blessing and a curse on socio-economic development – is a question at ...
CMI Report | Oct 2007
Civil society is inherently weak in Angola, and the political and societal space for civil society is limited. Angolan authorities have not fully accepted ...
Angola, Sociedade civil, Política, Orçamento, Finanças Públicas
Liberated Bonded Laborers: Are They Better Off? Welfare and Efficiency Implications of an Agricultural Reform in Western Terai, Nepal
CMI Report | Oct 2007
This master thesis investigates the welfare effects for bonded laborers (kamaiyas) in Western Terai of a ban on permanent labor contracts in July 2000. ...
Bonded labor, Nepal
The overlooked role of elites in African grassroots conflicts: A case study of the Dinka-Mundari-Bari conflict in Southern Sudan
Sudan Working Paper | Dec 2014
Many analysts of grassroots conflicts in African emphasized one of the following factors to be the most important: ethnic divisions, competition over ...
Local conflict, elites, ethnic divisions, Sudan
Journal Article | Jun 2016
The Lebanese media landscape is widely acknowledged to be a battleground for privatized outlets aligned with political elites. Each outlet vies ...
transtional justice, media bias, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), news media, Rafik Hariri, Lebanon
In search of the impact of international support for political parties in new democracies: Malawi and Zambia compared
Journal Article | Dec 2010
Democracy assistance programmes have gradually included support for political parties in addition to support for civil society, parliaments and the electoral ...
Democratization, Comparative analysis, Malawi, Zambia
Book Chapter | Jan 2008
Poll (‘head'''') tax has been the most common form of direct mass taxation in many sub-Saharan African countries since colonial times. Until very ...
Taxation, coercion, state building, Tanzania, Uganda
Project | Jul 2006 - Mar 2009
This research program is conducted by CMI in collaboration with a research group from Tribhuvan University (TU), Nepal. It is divided into 8 separate ...
CMI Report | Jan 1997
(Forthcoming 1998 under the title: Women and Islamisation. Contemporary Dimensions of Discourse on Gender Relations by Berg Publishers, Oxford/New York)...
Access regimes and institutions: The economic organisation of the migrant Popo fishermen of Pointe- Noire, Congo
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1999
Within Popo society in Pointe Noire, Congo, fishermen sell their fish to their wives at a price slightly below the local market price. The wives process ...
Republic of Congo
Study of the Impact of the Work of FORUT in Sri Lanka and Save the Children Norway in Ethiopia: Building Civil Society. Synthesis Report
Report in External Series | Jan 2005
Study of the Impact of the Work of FORUT in Sri Lanka and Save the Children Norway in Ethiopia: Bui
Nongovernmental organizations, Evaluation, FORUT, Save the Children Norway, Africa: Ethiopia., Asia: Sri Lanka
Report in External Series | Dec 2007
Disconnected and Discounted? Religious Actors and Civil Society in Post-2001 Afghanistan Kaja Borc
Collectors, councillors and donors: Local government taxation and state-society relations in Tanzania
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
Recent debates on taxation and democratisation in poor countries argue that the more a state earns its income through the operation of a bureaucratic ...
U4 Report | Jan 2015
In Uruguay, innovative practices of consultation and dialogue between government and civil society have enlarged the scope of open government reforms. ...
From Theocracy to Democracy? Towards Secularisation and Individualisation in the Policy of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan
Journal Article | Jan 2008
There is a common assumption that 'Islam' has an inherent opposition between the sacred and the secular which obstructs the secularization process witnessed ...
U4 Report | Dec 2015
A strong dialogue between government and civil society provides a sound foundation for open government reforms in Croatia. The adoption and implementation ...
open government, participation, consultation, OGP, Croatia
Real-time evaluation of Norway's international climate and forest initiative. Lessons learned from support to civil society organisations
Report in External Series | Oct 2012
Real-time evaluation of Norway's international climate and forest initiative. Lessons learned from
CMI Report | Jan 2005
This report addresses governance issues in post-war situations as these are dealt with in three sets of literature: - the growing case-based knowledge ...
Governance, Post-conflict/post-war, Accountability, Peace building
CMI Report | Jan 2002
The state formation process in Palestine started after the Oslo agreements between Israel and Palestine in 1994, which established a Palestinian quasi-state. ...
Middle East: Palestine
Responding to the challenges of supreme audit institutions: Can legislatures and civil society help?
U4 Issue | Feb 2009
The gaps between approved budgets and the realisation of policy and development goals stand among key governance challenges in many developing countries. ...
Supreme Audit Institution, external audit, financial audit, compliance audit, performance audit, audit, public resources, accountability, public financial management and procurement