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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
Income Guarantees and Borrowing in Risky Environments: Evidence from India's Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
Journal Article | Jan 2020
This paper investigates the effects of an income guarantee on borrowing in a risky setting with marked seasonality. A three‐season, infinite‐horizon model ...
NREGS, NREGA, Labor, Credit, India
CMI Report | Jan 2005
The report was commissioned by Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) with funds from NORAD. The evaluation looks into NPA's support to health services in Gisenyi ...
Health insurance, Incentives, Rwanda, Africa: Rwanda
Distributing mining wealth to communities in Ghana: Addressing problems of elite capture and political corruption
U4 Issue | May 2013
In the context of a mining boom in Africa, a critical consideration is how governments use increased mineral wealth to foster development, particularly ...
Natural resources, Mining, Minerals, Corruption, Rural communities, Cash transfer schemes, natural resource management, Ghana
U4 Issue | Feb 2017
Abstract This paper analyses patterns of corruption and corruption risks related to community mineral beneficiation schemes (CMBSs) that distribute benefits ...
natural resource management
U4 Brief | May 2020
Cash transfer programmes are being created and extended in developing countries as an economic response to Covid-19. Many donors are increasing their ...
cash transfers, covid-19, donors
U4 Brief | Jul 2010
Social programmes have been increasingly used by developing countries to fight poverty and have attracted growing budgets. However, it has been empirically ...
political corruption, Peru
News | 17 Sep 2012
Developing countries could raise substantial domestic revenues by strengthening tax legislation and administration, but a lack of global regulations to address cross-border tax evasion is slowing down the process.
U4 Issue | Jan 2013
Forest certification schemes regulate forest exploitation and trade across many countries. In the absence of a multilateral agreement on limiting deforestation, ...
Anti-corruption, Corruption, Forest governance, Certification, natural resource management
CMI Report | Jan 2002
In 1997, Ireland Aid (IA) established a Human Rights and Democratisation (HRD) scheme in order to assist projects outside IA's programme countries. Its ...
human rights, democratisation, aid, Guatemala, Honduras, Latin America, Central America
Project | Jan - Dec 2002
Ireland Aid's human rights and democratisation scheme is successful in terms of the projects it supports, their impact and relevance, and the partners ...
Human rights, Democratisation
Journal Article | Dec 2008
The positive effects of conditional cash transfer programmes (CCTs) in Latin America have led to the recommendation that CCTs should be promoted. This ...
Poverty reduction, social protection, pension, vulnerability, universal
The Future of Mechanized Schemes and Agricultural Investment in the South Kordofan State / Nuba Mountains
Sudan Working Paper | Sep 2016
Abstract This paper tackles the issue of the future of mechanized schemes and investment in the agricultural sector in the South Kordofan State/Nuba ...
agriculture, Sudan, South Sudan, Nuba, Nuba mountains, South Kordofan State
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
Countries within a region often experience a similar rate of industrial development. Do foreign direct investments have any influence on this aspect of ...
Foreign direct investment (FDI), economic development, technology transfers
Journal Article | Jan 1995
Norwegian niches in transfers to poorer countries Ole David Koht Norbye Forum for Development Studi
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1998
This paper develops a dynamic computational bioeconomic model with the objective of assessing protected marine reserves as fisheries management tools. ...
News | 30 May 2014
In an effort to improve maternal and child health, Tanzanian authorities implemented a pay for performance (P4P) scheme in 2009. The more women the health workers convinced to give birth at health facilities, the bigger bonus they would get. The number of women giving birth at health facilities did increase, but the new scheme also had adverse effects.
Event | 24 Nov 2015
Many experts see the introduction of results based financing (RBF) schemes as an opportunity to strengthen, or even reform, health systems; however, they are also a potential source of new risks and challenges that are not well understood.
Effect of Paying for Performance on Utilisation, Quality, and User Costs of Health Services in Tanzania: A Controlled Before and After Study
Journal Article | Sep 2015
Despite widespread implementation across Africa, there is limited evidence of the effect of payment for performance (P4P) schemes in low income countries ...
results-based financing, P4P, payment for performance, maternal and child health services
Journal Article | Oct 2009
Human rights imply duties. The question is, duties for whom? Without a well-defined scheme for assigning duties correlative to human rights, these rights ...
Human rights, business ethics, corporate social responsibility (CSR)