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The Effects on Agrarian Contracts of a Governmental Intervention into Bonded Labor in the Western Terai of Nepal
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
We study an effective intervention into a specific form of bonded labor. The intervention led to a shift in agrarian contracts, from bonded labor to sharecropping. ...
Tied labor, Agrarian institutions, Nepal, Asia: Nepal
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 | 7 May 2012
Lansering av rapporten "Hunting for Per Diem: The Uses and Abuses of Travel Compensation in Three Developing Countries".
Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia
Report in External Series | Sep 2012
Norway has a long history of providing humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan through non-governmental organisations and the United Nations, and has played ...
peacebuilding, humanitarian assistance, Afghanistan
Commissioned Report | Jan 2006
Twenty-five years of conflict has left Afghanistan with a profound need for extensive intervention to address reconstruction and development requirements, ...
News | 24 Aug 2015
Corruption keeps people thirsty. It damages drinking supplies and sanitation and makes water inaccessible and unaffordable. Because dirty water can be deadly, cleaning up the water sector is a matter of life and death. Below is some advice for what donors can do to help prevent corruption in water management.
News | 23 Apr 2012
Allowances, or per diems, have become an important source of income for civil servants in sub-saharan Africa. -Existing practices need to be revised, says CMI-researcher Tina Søreide.
Journal Article | May 2014
There may be many factors that diminish or destroy trust in governmental institutions. However, none may destroy trust easier or faster than unethical ...
Hands Off My Regime! Governments’ Restrictions on Foreign Aid to Non-Governmental Organizations in Poor and Middle-Income Countries
Journal Article | Mar 2016
Many resource-strapped developing country governments seek international aid, but when that assistance is channeled through domestic civil society, it ...
Event | 6 Feb 2007
Chris Maina Peter, Professor of Law at the University of Dar es Salaam and a well known human rights advocate and activist, championing the rights of the marginalised through legal advice and pro bono litigation.
U4 Issue | Sep 2011
Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are often on the front line of aid delivery, managing a significant proportion of aid funds. The risk of corruption ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2000
The report was commissioned by the Research Council of Norway in order to provide a state of the art account of how to link human rights and private enterprises. ...
Human rights, Private enterprise, Multinational corporations, Code of conduct, Global
Project | Apr - Nov 2009
The different roles taken on by and given to women in a post-conflict transition period are likely to determine their future power. Participation in the ...
Islamism, elite, grasroots, women, peacebuilding, state, civil society, Sudan
Project | Mar 2002 - Oct 2003
Afghan Civil Society: This report starts with an introduction to the debate on the concept of civil society, paying particular attention to Muslim societies ...
Civil society, Aid Coordination, Afghanistan
National-level corruption risks and mitigation strategies in the implementation of REDD+ in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: An overview of the current situation
U4 Issue | Apr 2015
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is one of the first REDD+ target countries due its huge forest ecosystem potential. Since 2011, the country ...
REDD+, Forest governance, Anti-corruption, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, natural resource management, Democratic Republic of Congo
Project | Jan 2017 - Dec 2019
Money Talks is a research project that critically examines the nexus between money and political recruitment. Its main focus is how different kinds of ...
Malawi, Ghana, Kenya
CMI Report | Nov 2011
This thesis enquires into the policy consequences of the Mendoza case, a public interest litigation case in Argentina, in which several non-governmental ...
Pollution, River basins, Supreme court, Litigation, Argentina
News | 27 Oct 2014
A new report concludes that Norwegian umbrella and network organisations are effective in building capacity in the South, but are cost-inefficient and have poor systems for monitoring and evaluations. Researchers recommend a channeling of more funds to funding mechanisms for civil society in the South rather than leaning on umbrella and network organisations in Norway.
From policy guidelines to problem solving. A critical assessment of the National Conservation Strategies of Botswana and Zambia
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1993
This study focuses on the National Conservation Strategies of Botswana and Zambia. The strategies contain detailed elaborations about environmental problems, ...
Environmental protection, Government policy, Botswana, Zambia
Project | Sep - Nov 2013
Presentations/lectures on corruption (concepts, causes and consequences), anti-corruption (tools and strategies), company perspectives and good governance ...
Corruption, good goverance, World