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Governance and Fiscal Federalism in Sudan, 1989–2015: Exploring Political and Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations in an Unstable Polity
Sudan Report | Mar 2017
This report analyses the implementation and impact of decentralisation in Sudan: To what extent has the efforts to implement decentralisation policies ...
poverty, decentralisation, politics, economics, centralisation, Sudan
News | 14 Aug 2012
On 31st of August voters in Angola will elect a new parliament and a president. It is already clear that the dice are loaded. Despite the low quality of the elections and the machinations of the incumbent - is Angola on the path to democracy?
News | 25 Sep 2015
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been criticised for being too broad and vague. What are the chances of success?
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
The growth of Africa's towns and cities has outpaced local authority capacity in terms of management, infrastructure, and financing. Many African ...
Local government, Decentralization, Urbanization, Taxes, Business licenses, User fees, Africa, Tanzania
CMI Report | Jan 1993
On 29 December 1992 the first multi-party elections since 1966 were held in Kenya. This report provides a critical assessment of the circumstances surrounding ...
Democratisation, Elections, Africa, Kenya
Edited Book | Jan 2001
This book is about the multitude of associations that has emerged in African cities in recent years. In many cases, they are a response to mounting poverty, ...
Urbanisation, Civil society, Africa
CMI Report | Jan 2002
Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures designed to protect human, animal and plant health, constitute a significant barrier to exports of agricultural ...
WTO, nontariff barriers, technical assistance, cost-benefit analysis, market access, Norway
Vers plus d'éthique dans les douanes en Afrique subsaharienne; The pursuit of integrity in customs: experiences from sub-Saharan Africa
Journal Article | Aug 2009
This paper examines recent experiences from sub-Saharan Africa in combating corruption in customs. It argues that integrity reforms have been too focused ...
Customs, taxation, corruption
Democratizing Islam and Islamizing democracy: An inquiry into Hasan al-Turabi's conception of Shura in light of Western democratic theory
Journal Article | Aug 2009
This article explores Hasan al-Turabi’s conception of democracy with particular focus on the role and rights of non-Muslims. This is done through ...
Hasan al-Turabi, Islam, democracy, minorities, Sudan
Journal Article | Nov 2012
Informal payments—payments made from patients to health personnel in excess of official fees—are widespread in low-income countries. It is ...
informal payments, , rent seeking, , direct clinical observation, , health worker effort, , Tanzania
Political scientist focusing on democracy, governance and women's employment and empowement in the Horn of Africa
Democratisation, human rights, federalism, ethnicity, post conflict power sharing, political institutions in developmental processes, women's participation in authoritarian contexts, Ethiopia, Sudan, Eritrea, Somalia, Djibouti
Project | Jan 2001 - Mar 2005
The project focuses on the relationship between education and corruption in Bangladesh. The main interest is in the types of interpersonal transactions ...
Corruption, education, bureaucracy, transactions, anthropology, Bangladesh, Asia: Bangladesh
Project | Jan 2002 - Jul 2005
The overall aim of this four year research programme is to document processes of change and impacts of the Local Government Reform Programme (LGRP) in ...
News | 9 Nov 2015
An eventual OECD integrity guideline for development agencies should emphasise communication around ethics regimes and control systems, assessment and management of corruption risks, and moving towards joint responses in donors’ integrity systems.
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.
Event | 10 Apr 2015
Kjetil Selvik organizes workshop on security and statehood in the Middle East
Project | Jun - Aug 2014
Gender is an important cross cutting issue in Norwegian development assistance in general and, due to the special conditions, in Afghnaistan in particular. ...
Gender, development, Afghanistan
Project | Dec 2008 - Dec 2009
The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Danish International Development Assistance (Danida), the Swedish Agency for Development Evaluation (SADEV), the ...
Anti-corruption, corruption, evaluation, aid
Project | Sep - Dec 2006
Corruption tends to be prevalent in developing countries that are richly endowed with natural resources. This project provides a brief guide for ...
CMI Conference Report | Jan 2004
Afghanistan's recent history clearly demonstrates that the regional context and external involvement can make or break a peacebuilding processes. In recent ...