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Event | 21 Oct 2014
This conference invites scholars and activists to present papers on law reform particularly within the area of family law and criminal law. How, when and where are women activists using law and law reform as a tool to create gender justice in the greater Middle East?
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
The article reviews the discussion on the issue of land reform within Zimbabwe and the various explanations advanced in the literature of why ...
Land reform, Development strategy, State, Zimbabwe, Africa: Zimbabwe
Overloaded Planning Systems, Limited Fiscal Autonomy, but some Improvements in Service Delivery: Lessons from the Local Government Reform in Tanzania 2002 - 2005
CMI Brief | Jan 2007
This brief summarises some of the key findings of phase 1 (2002-2005) of the Formative Process Research Programme on the local government reform ...
Local Government Reform, local governance, service delivery, Africa, Tanzania
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Under Sudan’s Criminal Act (1991), rape is defined as zina (adultery and fornication) without consent. This means that the strict rules ...
Report in External Series | Sep 2008
This study compares the evolution of the state-of-the-art in research and analysis of anticorruption and transparency with World Bank practice. ...
Anti-corruption, corruption, World Bank
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2017
Since the year 2000, an international reform process has been underway to reduce the negative impacts of tax havens. This paper analyzes whether ...
tax, tax havens, UK, EU, United States, China
Event | 28 May 2008
New land reforms are again high on the policy agenda and low-cost, pro-poor reforms are being tested in poor countries. Stein T. Holden, professor at the Norwegian University of Life Science, looks at the Tigray region in Ethiopia.
Event | 23 May 2008
CANCELLED. Professor Amos Sawyer cannot come to Bergen 23 May.
News | 21 May 2012
Sudanese women activists launch reform initiatives to bring justice to rape victims. Non-governmental and governmental actors alike advocate for change. -International donors should seize this window of opportunity and facilitate dialogue between different stakeholders in Sudan, says CMI-researcher Liv Tønnessen.
Event | 14 May 2012
-Moderate reforms can have a positive magnet effect on traditional oppressive social norms, says Jean-Philippe Platteau.
Rural taxation in Uganda: Implications for growth, income distribution, local government revenue and poverty reduction
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
The purpose of the research underlying this report is to contribute towards the process of policy change in Uganda with respect to local government ...
Taxation, Local government, Rural development, Africa: Uganda
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
Widespread tax evasion reflected in persistent public resistance to pay is seen as part of the problem of raising local government revenues ...
Taxation, Tax evasion, Tax collection, Local government, Tanzania, JEL classification codes: H26, H71, K42, O23, R51, Africa: Tanzania
Entitlement, Affordability or a Matter of Trust? Reflections on the Non-payment of Service Charges in Local Authorities
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
In this chapter Fjeldstad reflects on the non-payment of service charges in local authorities in South Africa. The main question he explores ...
Local government, Service charges, Non-payment, Africa: South Africa
Report in External Series | Aug 2008
This brief examines changes in citizens' perceptions of local taxation over time in Tanzania based on survey data from 2003 and 2006. It ...
Local government, taxation, tax compliance, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This paper presents three propositions about tax collection in local authorities in Tanzania. First, revenue performance depends on the degree ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
Taxation, aid and democracy are closely related in poor aid-dependent African countries. The way they tackle the issue of domestic revenue mobilisation ...
Taxation, Democratisation, Development aid, Africa: Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda
U4 Issue | Dec 2007
The forest industry has the potential to contribute to the economy and increase state revenues in many developing countries. The realisation ...
Corruption, natural resource management, World
U4 Brief | May 2008
A recent and relatively successful anti-corruption strategy on value added tax refunds conducted in Bolivia, applied a process flow approach ...
Corruption, revenue administration, public financial management, public financial management and procurement, Bolivia
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 ...
Decentralisation, private tax collection, corruption, Sub-Saharan Africa, Uganda
Journal Article | Jan 2001
This paper presents three propositions about tax collection by local authorities in Tanzania. First, revenue performance depends on the degree ...