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CMI Brief | Aug 2016
Local government is an important avenue for getting practical experience in participating in politics before moving on to the national arena. ...
women, politics, local government, Malawi
Lack of consultation. Stakeholders perspectives on local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop Local Content Policies (LCPs) to increase ...
oil, gas, resources, local content, petroleum, Tanzania
Project | Jan 1997 - Jan 1999
CMI was in 1997 awarded the contract to undertake what Sida labelled a process evaluation" of the most controversial project in the history ...
News | 12 Jul 2010
Nairobi/Brussels, 6 May 2010: If, as likely, South Sudan decides to secede from the North at its January 2011 self-determination referendum, it will need support from Sudan's neighbours to ensure the decision is respected and new conflict is prevented.
Responsiveness to the concerns of the poor and accountability to the commitments to poverty reduction
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
Taking its cue from the poverty-reduction thrust of the Millennium Development Goals, this paper proposes an analytical framework for answering ...
Poverty, Poverty reduction, Development aid, UNDP
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1993
The first part of this paper gives an overview of the dominating approach within economic theory on individual decision making under uncertainty ...
Risk, Uncertainty, Decision-making theory
Report in External Series | Jun 2010
On 28 May 2010, the United Nations Security Council made a critical decision on the future of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic ...
peacekeeping, peacebuilding, protection of civilians, United Nations (UN), Monuc, Monusco, DR Congo
Journal Article | Oct 2015
The purpose of this paper is to investigate why poor people make decisions that at first sight appear irrational. The author stays within the ...
The basics of corruption risk management: A framework for decision making and integration into the project cycles
U4 Issue | Dec 2015
Aid agencies need better systems to identify, assess, and mitigate corruption risks. Risk assessments should consider two main dimensions of ...
Turnaround: The national resistance movement and the reintroduction of a multiparty system in Uganda
Journal Article | Apr 2009
This article addresses the process behind the decision of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) to reintroduce multiparty politics in Uganda. ...
Non-resource taxation in a resource rich setting: A broader tax base will enhance tax compliance in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Mar 2016
CMI Brief December 2015 Volume 14 No.08 Huge reservoirs of natural gas have been discovered offshore the southern coast of Tanzania. The country ...
U4 Issue | Jul 2017
Can lobbying be a realistic and legitimate alternative to corruption in less developed countries? This paper addresses this question by: (1) ...
News | 3 Feb 2011
IKV Pax Christi launches its third CPA alert at a decisive moment in the history of Sudan. As we await the official result of South Sudan's referendum on self-determination, it is clear that an overwhelming majority of southerners have voted in favour of independence. But the people of the Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile do not have the right to determine their own political future.
Event | 23 Jun 2011
Prof. Rehman Sobhan challenges the traditional definition of poverty as a form of income deprivation. He redefines poverty a process that excludes significant segments of society from more equitable participation in development opportunities and in decision making. Sobhan identifies a variety of operational ideas to build a more inclusive society in South Asia.
News | 31 Mar 2014
Uganda's new anti-homosexuality law has disheartened the international human rights community. Would it have been possible to foresee Museveni's approval of the law? In an ideal world, actors promoting human rights can design projects and interventions and see them through with norms and laws in mind. In the real world, where politics and erratic decisions come into play, human rights work is extremely challenging.
News | 29 May 2014
Sentenced to death for her Christianity, Mariam Yahia, is a mother in her 20s who just gave birth to her second child. In prison. Reem Abbas, a 25-year old Master´s Student in Khartoum, tells Mariam's story.
Project | Aug 2017 - Dec 2021
Are dictators abusing formal institutions in a backlash against democracy, or are formal institutions increasingly restraining the discretionary ...
Africa, democracy, civil liberties, backlash, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Ghana, Uganda
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2017
While the number of women holding parliamentary seats is slowly growing globally from 10% in 1995 to 17% in 2009, Africa is on the ‘fast ...
Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, Sudan
Project | Jun - Dec 2008
The purpose of this project was to provide the Norwegian Embassy in Luanda with a basis for a decision on continued support to the ...
Demining, Angola, Angola
Programme | Jan 2008 - Jan 2012
Right to health through litigation? Can court enforced health rights improve health policy? The project investigates whether litigation can ...
Health rights, courts, health rights litigation, public interest litigation, social rights jurisprudence, health policy, health economics, medical ethics, priority setting, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, South Africa