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News | 28 Oct 2013
In Tanzania, there is a striking increase in the number of girls who get pregnant from the ages 16 to 20. Among 16 year olds, 11 percent get pregnant, whereas 61 percent of the 20 year old girls start childbearing. Why do so many girls have babies when they are this young? How does this affect their economic situation and possibilities of entering the job market?
News | 15 May 2012
CMI offers private working space in an inspiring and challenging environment with dedicated development researchers and a specialized development studies library.
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
COGENT represents an inter-disciplinary approach to improving household food security and nutrition-related health outcomes among women and children in ...
Climate change, climate services, health, agriculture, food security, Ethiopia, Tanzania
Project | Aug 2014 - Dec 2022
This project aims to measure the effect of economic support and community dialogue on early child-bearing rates in rural Zambia. Adolescent pregnancies ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2017
Afghanistan is faced with a number of contextual challenges which are likely to influence implementation of the Afghan National Peace and Development ...
Project | Aug 2006 - Dec 2007
This project studies cooperation and coordination on gender issues at district level in Tanzania in cooperation with PMO-RALG (Prime Minister's Office ...
Project | Aug 2005 - Feb 2006
The study will carry out an initial principle discussion about the link between rural electrification, economic development and poverty reduction with ...
Rural Electrification. Socio Economic Effects, Africa: Mozambique
Associated Senior Researcher
Torsvik researches labour economics, public economics and development economics.
Poverty, social networks, human resources for health, Tanzania, India, Nepal
Acceptability of an economic support component to reduce early pregnancy and school dropout in Zambia: a qualitative case study
Journal Article | Nov 2019
Background: Cash Transfer (CT) schemes have become popular poverty reducing measures in many low and middle-income countries. Research indicates that ...
Acceptability, Cash transfer, adolescent health, Zambia, Zambia
CMI Report | Jan 2009
The discourse on social exclusion in Nepal is very ideological, with some authors considering basically all Nepalis as socially excluded except for male ...
Social and economic indicators, Statistical analysis, Caste and ethnic identity, Nepal
News | 21 Aug 2014
Law is increasingly center stage for political battles. Across the globe, people are going to court to claim their right to health or education, to fight for their right to engage in sex work or same-sex relationships - while others mobilize courts and legislatures to criminalize prostitution or homosexual practice.
Event | 15 Mar 2011
We need dialog and negotiation, but we also need accountability and justice. Dr. Sima Samar gives the 2011 Christian Michelsen lecture.
Commissioned Report | Jan 2003
CMI was engaged early 2002 by the Multilateral Organisations Performance Assessment Network to assist preparing and testing a methodology for monitoring ...
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Comments to the Article from Vodicka, E., D. A. Antiporta, Y. Yshii, J. R. Zunt and P. J. Garcia (2016). "Patient acceptability of and readiness-to-pay ...
Project | Jan 2013 - Dec 2016
This project pilots the concept of climate services in two countries in Africa: Malawi and Tanzania. Climate services in the context of climate change ...
Climate change, climate services, Malawi, Tanzania, Malawi, Tanzania
Project | Oct - Dec 2013
The “Fundação Para o Desenvolvimento da Comunidade” (FDC) signed a contract with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on 30th ...
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Latin America is the only region in the world where adolescent pregnancies are not decreasing. According to a recent article in the Lancet, if the current ...
teen pregnancies, pregnancy, adolescent, pregnancies, sustainable development goal, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, Peru, Colombia, Uruguay, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Panama, Ecuador
CMI Brief | Apr 2017
Rural poverty in Angola is severe and gendered. This brief draws on qualitative field research in ten rural communities in the municipality of Kalandula, ...
rural, Malanje, Angola
Report in External Series | Aug 2012
The Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) was established in 1939 as the trade unions’ voluntary health and solidarity organisation. NPA’s international ...
Project | May - Jul 2018
Norway has provided financial support to the Blue Diamond Society (BDS) since 2007. The Norwegian Embassy (in the current phase) provides support ...
Civil society, health, development aid, Nepal