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News | 8 Feb 2012
Summary points: Investment in land is not conflict-neutral, and given the history of violent conflict and mutual destabilization in the Horn of Africa ...
Report in External Series | Jan 1998
(PhD Thesis, University of Bergen)
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Making SADC Work? Revisiting Institutional Reform Elling N. Tjønneland Monitoring Regional Integrat
Regional cooperation, SADC, Africa, Southern Africa
Report in External Series | Mar 2012
Serious shortcomings in Sudanese laws and practices contribute to the lack of protection of victims of rape in Sudan. There is need for comprehensive ...
Journal Article | Aug 2020
Legal Reform or Erasure of History? The Politics of Moral Crimes in Afghanistan Aziz Hakimi, Masooma
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Prominent contributions to the resource curse literature suggest weak governance and corruption are important factors behind the wide welfare variations ...
Political economy, oil, corruption
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2014
Poverty has declined dramatically in Nepal since the end of the conflict. The sharp increase in revenues primarily comes from remittances. From a household’s ...
Remittances, migration, fertility, poverty, Nepal
CMI Report | Jan 2002
The state formation process in Palestine during the period 1994-2000, in contrast to the European experience, was not related to inter-state war but to ...
Middle East: Palestine
News | 29 Mar 2006
In aid dependent countries, reforms frequently take place in the form of paradigmatic shifts, largely influenced by changes in donor policies. Problems of implementation,however, are often not properly addressed and remain largely unaffected by new reforms. The distance between proclaimed objectives and actual achievements is therefore dramatically wide. The main point of this article has been to investigate the role of domestic research in such a system of policymaking.
Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015 (in Arabic)
CMI Report | Sep 2016
This is an Arabic translation of the CMI report Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015, ...
Journal Article | Jun 2008
The post-Taliban democratic reforms in Afghanistan were in part a recreation of the past. Afghanistan has had six constitutions between 1923 and 1990, ...
A Human Rights Based Approach to Participation in Health Reform: Experiences from the Implementation of Constitutional Court Orders in Colombia
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This paper analyses how participation was understood and put in place by the bodies in charge of implementing the Colombian Constitutional Court’s ...
Participation, Healthcare Reform, Colombia, Decision T-760/2008, Participation and Human Rights, Colombia
Angola Brief | Sep 2014
The Angolan Parliament has recently approved a comprehensive set of new tax legislation as part of the ongoing non-oil tax reform. An amnesty for taxpayers’ ...
Tax amnesty, tax reform, Angola
Project | Jan 2002 - Jul 2005
The overall aim of this four year research programme is to document processes of change and impacts of the Local Government Reform Programme (LGRP) in ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2003
Formative process research on the local government reform in Tanzania. About the project Odd-Helge
Poverty alleviation, Africa: Tanzania
Book | Jan 2008
The article analyses the change in discourse accompanying Bashar al-Asad's economic liberalization after 2000. The old populist social contract is to ...
Pilar Domingo and Rachel Sieder (eds). 2001. Rule of Law in Latin America: The International Promotion of Judicial Reform. London: Institute of Latin American Studies
Book Review | Jan 2003
Pilar Domingo and Rachel Sieder (eds). 2001. Rule of Law in Latin America: The International Promot
Event | 11 Feb 2005
Does the possession of certain types of natural resource wealth undermine national economies and damage polities? Mick Moore has studied contemporary developing countries, focusing on the political consequences of resource rents. Mick Moore is Professor at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.
Event | 29 Mar 2012
Politics, inequality and poverty in resource-rich countries. Michael Alvarez invites the authors John McNeish and Logan Owen to probe into the impact of oil and gas industry.
Ideas work better than money in generating reform - but how? Assessing the efficiency of Swedish development assistance in health to Vietnam
Report in External Series | Jan 2001
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