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News | 28 Aug 2014
Family planning policies have been implemented around the world for decades, but with limited results. This is also the case in Tanzania where school dropout is a big problem and the majority of girls get pregnant by the age of 20. What are they doing wrong?
Commissioned Report | Jun 2010
Training for Peace in Africa (TfP) has, since its start in 1995, been provided with NOK 170 million to strengthen African capacities for participation ...
Report in External Series | Nov 2014
The Training for Peace in Africa programme (TfP) was initiated in 1995 and has been fully funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign ...
African Union, United Nations, training, peacekeeping, police, Africa, South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Kenya, Ghana, Liberia, Ethiopia, Somalia
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2009
There is increased awareness that success among small scale entrepreneurs in developing countries requires more than microfinance, and that ...
Microcredit, Small enterprises, Business training, Evaluation, Tanzania, Classification-JEL: C93, I21, J24, O12
U4 Brief | Oct 2007
Corruption has gained significant attention in development discourse and practice. While anticorruption (AC) training is identified as a useful ...
private sector, corruption, World
Journal Article | Sep 2010
There is increased awareness that success among small-scale entrepreneurs in developing countries requires more than microfinance, and that ...
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?
Project | Jun 2013 - May 2014
This is an evaluation of the impact of Training for Peace in Africa (TfP). TfP is major programme funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Finance, ...
Training, peacekeeping, evaluation, Africa
News | 4 Dec 2014
A field experiment from Tanzania shows that female entrepreneurs have less success than their male counterparts even after training and provision of grants. Why is it so hard to succeed for women running small businesses, and what will it take to shift the tide?
Project | Jun 2010 - Jan 2013
There is little doubt that private sector development is important for development, and that enabling the poor to become and succeed as entrepreneurs ...
Human capital, Poverty, Entrepreneurship, Bangladesh
In the business of peace: the political influence of private military and security companies on UN peacekeeping
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Private military and security companies increasingly perform services for the UN. The article describes how these companies are used by the ...
News | 28 Nov 2012
A field experiment from Tanzania shows that business training improves sales and profit figures for men, but has no effect for women's business performance. -Promoting development among female entrepreneurs is challenging and needs comprehensive measures. We need to pay more attention to the external constraints that limit their possibilities, says Bertil Tungodden.
Journal Article | Sep 2012
Field experiments documenting positive treatment effects have a strong policy message: scale up! However, such experiments are typically implemented ...
microfinance, training, entrepeneurs, , Tanzania
Evaluation of the Sida supported research capacity and higher education development programme in Rwanda, 2013-2017
Report in External Series | Apr 2018
Research cooperation between Sida and the university sector in Rwanda has been carried out in three phases since 2002, with the current phase ...
Evaluation, Aid, Research, PhD-training, Rwanda, Sweden
Book Chapter | Mar 2014
Weak access to basic services and poor framework conditions for the private sector impede development. Low-quality service provision for example ...
Corruption, Per Diems, Travel Compensation, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi
Project | Feb - May 2009
A process between MAPESS, Angola and RKK, Norway has resulted in a joint vocational training concept (VTC) and a project on vocational ...
Project | May - Jul 2013
This project is about making a concept note for Petrad to develop a training course for civil society in new petroleum producing countries. ...
Civil society, training programme, petroleum, World
Event | 13 Nov 2014
Presentation of the evaluation of the training for peace programme.
News | 8 May 2015
Access to education has been one of the main priorities for Afghan authorities and the international community for the past 14 years, but despite formidable investments in the country’s educational sector, many Afghan children leave school without being able to read or write. What has gone wrong?
Towards an integrated approach to election observation? Professionalising European long-term election observation missions
Report in External Series | Jan 1997
This report argues for the professionalisation of long-term election observation by providing better training for observers. It provides a syllabus ...
Election observation, Global