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News | 22 Nov 2010
This report examines Sudan's popular consultation, an ongoing process whereby the people of the Sudanese states of Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile will democratically and popularly assess the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement and determine whether it satisfactorily reflects the aspirations of the people.
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2010
Over the last fifteen years, the fertility rate in Nepal has declined significantly. In the same period, the country has, despite political ...
DHS-data, Family planning, Fertility, Nepal
Journal Article | Jan 2012
Chinese outward foreign direct investment (FDI) has increased substantially in recent years. Though this has generated considerable interest ...
FDI, Multinational corporations, China, Institutions, Natural resources, Resource curse, Angola
Agricultural Trade between Bangladesh and India: An Analysis of Trends, Trading Patterns and Determinants
Report in External Series | Nov 2012
The paper analyses the indices of trends and patterns of India-Bangladesh bilateral agriculture trade, and estimates the short and long-run ...
Agricultural trade, Bangladesh, India
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Afghanistan’s justice system is currently at a crucial and troubled stage of development that will determine its effectiveness. This article ...
Afghanistan, corruption, legal modernization, judicial practice
Project | Jan 2011 - Dec 2014
Micro-entrepreneurs in developing countries face a number of constraints on business growth. Lack of access to capital has received a lot of ...
poverty, entrepreneurship, microcredit, Tanzania
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 ...
Islamism, elite, grasroots, women, peacebuilding, state, civil society, Sudan
Project | Dec 2007 - Dec 2008
A key challenge for development of the SADC region is to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI). Since motivations are likely to differ ...
Project | Jan 2006 - Dec 2008
The project is part of a larger program at the Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, which focuses on child nutrition in Bhaktapur, ...
Social Psychologist with a research focus on rights-based approaches to health
Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Tuberculosis, Health Systems, Right to Health, Colombia, Mozambique, Peru
Cathrine Talleraas is a visiting PhD researcher at CMI studying how state institutions engage with people who lead transnational lives.
Doctoral Thesis | Nov 2011
This thesis investigates the politics of competing Islamic gender ideologies in Sudan. Based on fieldwork conducted in greater Khartoum from ...
News | 13 Apr 2011
Now that South Sudan's self-determination has been realised, long-suppressed grievances and simmering political disputes have re-surfaced, threatening instability on the eve of independence.
Event | 15 Jun 2007
What is the extent and impact of corruption in infrastructure in developing countries? Charles J. Kenny is a development economist and a senior researcher at the World Bank.
News | 27 Nov 2007
In Africa and Latin America the conditions of rights to land are commonly characterised by ambiguous rules and norms that are intimately connected to the construction and inequality of both national and local social structures and ethnic and religious identities.
Bolivia, Guatemala, Malawi, Tanzania
Event | 3 Apr 2008
Cand. polit Lovise Aalen defended her PhD dissertation at the University of Oslo Friday 4 April. In her dissertation Aalen studies the national political framework of ethnic based federalism. She argues that ethnic political mobilisation must be understood as an outcome of both inter-ethnic and intra-ethnic relations.
News | 1 Jul 2013
It is no longer the Egyptian people against the current regime. The people have split into two fronts, opposing each other as pro- and anti-Morsi. People, who expect violence, expect it to arise from clashes between the groups, not between the security forces and the people...
News | 10 Nov 2015
The US military strike that devastated the MSF hospital in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan on 3 October generated profound, if short-lived, outrage in much of the world. The US government promised an investigation, and in late October appointed a military panel to do so. Yet its investigation is unlikely to address the more fundamental questions this attack raises: Why have US-airstrikes repeatedly produced catastrophic cases of “collateral damage” in Afghanistan?
Book Chapter | Jan 1994
Peasant self-determination and the state: on rural conditions for democracy in Ethiopia Siegfried P
Introduction. Exploring the sosio-economic, sosio-political and civilizational determinants for the realization of internationally recognized human rights
Book Chapter | Jan 1992
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