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U4 Brief | Jun 2017
Civil society organizations can help to ensure good governance over natural resources as members of global multi-stakeholder initiatives like ...
natural resource management
U4 Issue | Jul 2017
Abstract Community-driven development is a widely employed development strategy for empowering people to choose their own development priorities, ...
evaluation measurement, Community-driven development, Corruption, Monitoring and evaluation, Project design, Kenya, Indonesia
Journal Article | Jan 2019
In this paper I issue a call for a primary focus on expanding and strengthening alternative, community-based justice systems, as a strategy ...
Transforming Pastoralism: A Case Study of the Rufa'a al Hoi Ethnic Group in the Blue Nile State, Sudan
Sudan Working Paper | Feb 2008
The pastoral sector in Sudan in general and in the Blue Nile State in particular has been marginalized and impoverished as a result of detrimental ...
U4 Issue | Jun 2011
Multistakeholder processes – involving representatives from civil society, government and the private sector — are increasingly ...
natural resource management
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This article examines the informal auhority wielded by civilian security groups (pamswakarsa) on the island of Lombok. Taking as its point of ...
Master's Thesis | Nov 2013
The literature suggests that links between social identity and economic outcomes can induce poverty among groups with low social status. This ...
dalit, poverty, poverty dynamics, economics, Nepal, Tarai, Nepal
Journal Article | Jun 2007
Those landmark cases where courts have assertively defended the rights of poor, vulnerable, or insular groups-such as homosexuals, refugees, ...
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 ...
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, ...
teen pregnancies, pregnancy, adolescent, pregnancies, sustainable development goal, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, Peru, Colombia, Uruguay, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Panama, Ecuador
Project | Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
As a direct response to Norway’s “Brazil strategy” of enhancing research cooperation on global issues between Norway and Brazil, ...
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 | Dec 2006
This project sets out to examine the role and significance of religious groups and networks in the development of Afghan civil society in the ...
Civil society, Religion, Peacebuilding, Afghanistan
Project | Jul 2006 - Mar 2009
This research program is conducted by CMI in collaboration with a research group from Tribhuvan University (TU), Nepal. It is divided into 8 ...
Event | 9 May 2014
Tobias Hagman gives a talk on the peace negotiations between the Somali rebel group Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) and the Ethiopian government.
Event | 14 Jun 2005
The Norwegian Trust Fund for Private Sector and Infrastructure (NTF-PSI) provides grant resources for World Bank Group activities aimed at mainstreaming investment climate, governance and infrastructure services for the poor. Half of the funds are earmarked for Africa. In connection with a bi-annual meeting in June, CMI hosted a seminar on behalf of Norad, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and CMI.
News | 13 Aug 2015
In the past, Brazilian intellectuals have coined the term “metaphor of war” to account for the representations of the crime and violence in Rio de Janeiro. The logic of war is at the very core of Rio’s pacification of the favelas, which in practice is carried out through armed confrontations between the police and armed groups within pacified favelas, where the main objective (on both sides), in spite of the rhetoric of peace, is still to kill the enemy.
News | 19 Jun 2007
What role can and do courts play in protecting the interests and rights of vulnerable groups? Why do some marginalized groups succeed in having their rights recognized by the courts, while others fail?
Guatemala, Costa Rica, Malawi
Event | 31 Aug 2010
How do different models of ownership over natural resources affect poverty levels and social conflicts in Latin America? Who stand to gain and who stand to lose from nationalizing natural resources? And what do "natural resources" really mean for different groups in society?
News | 28 Nov 2013
How can Supreme Audit Institutions engage and involve citizens at all stages of the audit cycle? This question was top of the agenda at the Open Government Partnership's Annual Summit in early November.