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Hands Off My Regime! Governments’ Restrictions on Foreign Aid to Non-Governmental Organizations in Poor and Middle-Income Countries
Journal Article | Mar 2016
Many resource-strapped developing country governments seek international aid, but when that assistance is channeled through domestic civil society, it ...
Which Grievances Make People Support Violence against the State? Survey Evidence from the Niger Delta
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Previous research has established a link between oil production and armed conflict in low- and middle-income countries. Oil-related grievances are viewed ...
In Tanzania, The Many Costs Of Pay-For-Performance Leave Open To Debate Whether The Strategy Is Cost-Effective
Journal Article | Mar 2015
Pay-for-performance programs in health care are widespread in low- and middle-income countries. However, there are no studies of these programs’ ...
Why Bangladesh? Why Now? Prospects on the road towards middle income status Business opportunities for Norwegian companies
Event | 16 Apr 2012
Bangladesh aims for middle-income status by 2021 and it is a measure of success that it is on track to achieve several of the Millennium Development Goals. Its increasingly active role on the global stage, present a range of opportunities for strengthened partnership between Norway and Bangladesh.
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2008
A number of low- and middle-income countries have a severe shortage of health workers. This paper studies how health workers' choices of labour supply ...
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2011
Although there exist effective vaccines for many life-threatening diseases, access to these technologies remains limited in many low and middle income ...
Health, Vaccine, Malawi, India
The Political, Research, Programmatic, and Social Responses to Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the 25 Years Since the International Conference on Population and Development
Journal Article | Dec 2019
Among the ground-breaking achievements of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) was its call to place adolescent sexual and ...
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health, , International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), , Adolescent pregnancy, , HIV, , Child marriage, , Low- and middle-income countries
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
News | 28 May 2013
There is huge variation in vaccination coverage across low- and middle-income countries. Some of the poorest countries perform far better than richer ones. The standard policy response to low coverage is to improve supply of vaccines. Researchers urge policymakers to also work on the demand side. - Health authorities should try making vaccination the default option, says CMI-director Ottar Mæstad.
Edited Book | Jan 2008
Developing countries face new and pressing challenges as they strive to build more effective and accountable public institutions. These difficulties differ ...
Taxation, state building, accountability, developing countries, Chile, China, Ghana, Mauritius, Poland, Russia, Tanzania, Uganda
Protocol for the evaluation of a pay for performance programme in Pwani region in Tanzania: A controlled before and after study
Journal Article | Aug 2013
The use of supply-side incentives to increase health service utilisation and enhance service quality is gaining momentum in many low- and middle-income ...
U4 Brief | Mar 2020
It is critical to continue a strong stance against corrupt practices during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Anti-corruption procedures and systems ...
News | 20 Mar 2006
The President of Botswana H.E. Festus Mogae visited Bergen Friday 24 March. Botswana is seen as an outstanding success-story in sub-Saharan Africa. In his speech "Natural Resources: Resourcing Development: The Botswana Experience." Mogae analyses the Botswana experience.
Journal Article | Dec 2010
Childhood vaccination is a powerful tool for reducing morbidity and premature deaths, and vaccines are usually provided for free. Despite this, several ...
vaccination, behavioural economics
Edited Book | Sep 2016
Oil has been central to regime survival for oil states across the Arabian Peninsula and has been at the heart of their attempts to defuse the wave of ...
CMI Report | Jan 2003
This report provides an overview of the political Islam in the Middle East, with a special emphasis on the Islamic resurgence in the Levant (Egypt, Israel, ...
Islam, Democracy, Politics, Middle East, Middle East
News | 2 Nov 2011
Litigating health rights does make a difference. However, it varies to whom. Court cases brought by NGOs often contribute to better health care for the poor. Other cases primarily benefit middle class people who have resources to go to court.
Journal Article | Aug 2011
We did not see them growing up. We did not think these jaded middle-class boys and girls would one day be resilient and hold their ground. We did not ...
Journal Article | Jan 1982
Bangladesh as a low-income country in international comparison Johan Skutle and Per Tveite The Jour
News | 15 Jul 2013
As the Millennium Development Goals are coming to an end, international actors have started working on a new set of development goals for the global community. Last time around, the majority of the inputs came from institutions in the North. Will the voice of Southern actors be heard this time?