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CMI Working Paper | Dec 2016
Tanzania has recently discovered large petroleum reserves, boosting its reserve natural resource stocks and potential future revenue flows. ...
petroleum, bureucracy, revenue flows, natural resources, institutions, Tanzania
CMI Brief | Mar 2017
Property tax (PT) raises on average revenues of less than 1% of GDP in developing countries. In many African countries it contributes far less ...
tax, finance, property tax, real estate, Tanzania, Africa
Trading in corruption: Evidence and mitigation measures for corruption in the trading of oil and minerals
U4 Issue | Jun 2017
Between 2011 and 2013, sales of government oil from the ten biggest producers in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for 56% of these countries’ ...
natural resource management, oil, minerals, resource curse, commodity trading, corruption, national oil companies, state-owned enterprises, extractive revenue misappropriation
CMI Insight | Jun 2017
Effective collection of property taxes requires constructive working relations between the central government revenue authority and the municipalities, ...
property tax, tax administration, tax, Tanzania, Kinondoni, Ilala, Temeke, Dar es Salaam
CMI Brief | Dec 2017
High-value natural resources can be a political “curse” when political elites use resource revenues to maintain power, subvert democratic ...
petroleum, voting, natural resources, Tanzania
Project | Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
As a direct response to Norway’s “Brazil strategy” of enhancing research cooperation on global issues between Norway and Brazil, ...
Project | Jan 2002 - Aug 2005
The overall aim of this four year research programme was to document processes of change and impacts of the Local Government Reform Programme ...
Programme | Jul 2014 - Dec 2019
Visit the programme website Huge volumes of natural gas have been discovered offshore in Tanzania. There are prospects that the country will ...
Natural resource management, resource curse, petroleum, revenue management, local content, governance, Tanzania
Project | Aug - Dec 2013
State capacity to mobilize fiscal resources is accredited as being important to development. Creation of fiscal capacity entails investment ...
Tax, innovation, Ethiopia
Project | Apr - Dec 2007
Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative: Progress and Challenges(Panel debate on the EITI at the NFU 2007 conference)The EITI initiative ...
News | 1 Feb 2005
A major financial problem in many municipalities in South Africa is inadequate collection of revenues, mainly due to widespread non-payment. However, huge variations in compliance exist both within (poor) communities and between communities that have quite similar socio-economic characteristics.
News | 4 Oct 2015
High environmental risks and questionable development outcomes characterise the mining industry. A myriad of small companies operate in competitive, high-risk, high-reward settings with weak institutions that fail to enforce regulations. Such conditions are highly conducive to corruption, violence, and environmental destruction.
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Corruption, Violence, Bribery, Natural Resources, Guatemala
News | 21 Nov 2011
Angola suffers from gross inequality, widespread poverty and a reputation for authoritarianism and corruption. However, this does not scare off foreign investors. The former Portuguese colony is enormously rich in natural resources, and is a main destination for Norwegian investments in Africa.
News | 9 Jan 2012
Policies for diversification should focus on international regulation that affects elite incentives, rather than on domestic industrial policy in countries where the economy is in the hands of a few, concludes researchers.
News | 24 Mar 2015
The current situation in Afghanistan is the subject of two opposing narratives: one is a success story about international support and involvement since 2001; the other is a story where much has gone wrong and everything can only get worse. Agreeing on a narrative that is closer to the truth is crucial when deciding what form Norwegian support and involvement should take in the future, write Arne Strand and Liv Kjølseth.
Local Government Reform in Tanzania 2002 - 2005: Summary of Research Findings on Governance, Finance and Service Delivery
Report in External Series | Jan 2006
What impact has Tanzania's Local Government Reform Programme had on local governance, finances and service delivery? Have there been any ...
Local government, decentralisation, governance, service delivery, public finances, Tanzania
Mapping evidence gaps in anti-corruption: Assessing the state of the operationally relevant evidence on donors' actions and approaches to reducing corruption
U4 Issue | Nov 2012
This paper charts the current evidence on effectiveness of different anti-corruption reforms, and identifies significant evidence gaps. Despite ...
Anti-corruption, Corruption, Donor, Interventions, Civil society, Public sector reform, Budget support, Review, Evidence, Operational guidance, Assessment, evaluation measurement
CMI Insight | Jun 2014
Reforming the personal income tax legislation in Angola has been under preparation since 2011. There are many challenges related to creating ...
CMI Brief | Jul 2015
Tax reforms are no longer the exclusive domain of the International Monetary Fund, external experts, and the Ministry of Finance. Increasingly, ...
Tax reform, lobbying, Tanzania
Book | Jul 2018
It has long been debated whether Africa's lack of growth is best explained by the continent's exploitation by the global system, or by internal ...
Tax, coercion, reform, Africa