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Event | 21 Aug 2006
China has vastly increased its involvement in Africa in the last few years. China is emerging as a major economic and political player on the African continent. What are the implications of the accelerating trade and investment relations, the strong Chinese focus on African oil, the increase in Chinese aid, and the growing Chinese involvement in peacebuilding? Is Chinese aid emerging as an alternative to Western aid?
News | 7 Oct 2015
During my fieldwork in Ilam district, Eastern Nepal, I had the chance to visit many different homes, and to experience parts of the everyday life of Nepali families. So far, in every single stay, I was impressed by the children’s motivation for doing homework until late in the evening, and their great ability to speak English. One of them, a 4,5-years old was copying mathematical rules and letters several times, “just for fun, as he is doing it every evening”, as his older brother told me.
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 | 8 Feb 2012
Peace, Bread and Land. Agricultural Investments in Ethiopia and the Sudans
News | 8 Feb 2012
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News | 11 Jun 2012
Many African states could raise substantial tax revenues. Instead they race to offer foreign investors the most favorable tax treatment.
News | 29 Jun 2012
Name: Merima Ali Research interests: Micro- and small-scale enterprises, cluster development and informal networks Geographical areas: Ethiopia ...
News | 25 Sep 2012
Corruption poses a serious threat to sustainable development and security. Donors spend large sums in support of interventions to reduce corruption and ensure that their funds are used for the intended purposes. Yet, despite these investments, the causes of corruption are better understood than how to most effectively reduce corruption.
News | 24 Oct 2012
This year, Professor Philippe Bourgois from the University of Pennsylvania was invited speaker at the Bergen Summer Research School (20-22 June), co-hosted by the CMI. During his visit, he was interviewed on his long-term research among drug-addicts in inner-city US ghettos. His research will be linked to a new program on urbanization and urbanity at CMI (Nefissa naguib and Are Knudsen).
Event | 4 Dec 2012
How is Angola transforming growth into development? How to balance benefits to Angola's citizens and foreign investors?
News | 26 Nov 2012
A thwarted industrial policy, poor economic governance and external tensions have brought Iran's industrial class to the brink of extinction. They are trapped in between the revolutionary rhetoric of the Islamic republic and unfulfilled attempts of economic pragmatism.
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.
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
COGENT represents an inter-disciplinary approach to improving household food security and nutrition-related health outcomes among women and ...
Climate change, climate services, health, agriculture, food security, Ethiopia, Tanzania
Project | Jan 2016 - Jan 2018
SUGAR in Uganda DFID has initiated a new programme, called Strengthening Uganda’s Anti-Corruption and Accountability Regime (SUGAR). ...
Anti-corruption, real-time evaluation, PDIA, Developmental Evaluation, institutional transformation, collective action, innovation, Uganda, Ghana
Project | Feb 2015 - Dec 2019
Norwegian energy companies abroad. Expanding the anthropological understanding of corporate social responsibility. When Norwegian energy companies ...
Tanzania, Turkey, Norway
Evaluation of the implementation and long-term impact of performance based financing of health services
Project | Aug 2014 - Aug 2019
Results-based financing has been launched as a strategy to increase the use and improve the quality of health services in low- and middle-income ...
Tanzania, P4P, results based financing, public health, motivation
Project | Apr 2014 - Dec 2018
The Taxation, Institutions and Participation (TIP) project investigates the effects of tax havens on the domestic revenue system, institutions ...
Capital flight, tax havens, taxation, institutions, lobbying, citizen participation, Angola, Tanzania, Zambia
Project | Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
In the past decade much has been written on China’s increasing importance and growing influence in Africa. So far most of the research ...
Media, telecommunications, foreign policy, public diplomacy, China, Africa, Uganda, Mozambique, Angola, South Africa
Project | Dec 2010 - Dec 2014
The project investigated any negative effects of having many children. The methodological challenge was causality. We know that poor people ...
Project | Dec 2009 - Dec 2010
Norad has been engaged in capacity building and provision of technical support to the Afghan Ministry of Mines since 2007. A part of this engagement ...
Conflict, natural resources, corruption, Afghanistan