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News | 20 Dec 2012
The streets, shops, metros and buses are congested like a school of mackerel in syrup by people out spending their December wages. It is high-volume Christmas preparations.
Project | Sep 2004 - Jan 2005
This report sets out the background, analyses, conclusions and recommendations from a review of a project on Micro and Small-scale Industry Development ...
Industrial Development Small scale business SME regional development, Africa: Mozambique
Project | Oct 2003 - Dec 2009
This 6 year Sida-funded programme develops an approach for supporting local level activities in the poorest communes in 6 districts (in three provinces ...
Poverty, local level planning, participatory planning, national poverty strategy, Asia: Vietnam
Project | Jan 2003
This project examines the empirical relationship between financial development and economic growth. The employed data set includes a representative selection ...
Project | Aug - Dec 2003
This case study project is related to an attempt by the World Bank to come up with a set of measurable social indicators. The Bank wishes to: - ...
Malaysia Botswana Social Development Investment, Africa: Botswana., Asia: Malaysia
CMI Report | Jan 2005
This report addresses governance issues in post-war situations as these are dealt with in three sets of literature: - the growing case-based knowledge ...
Governance, Post-conflict/post-war, Accountability, Peace building
Report in External Series | Jan 2000
The report was commissioned by the Research Council of Norway in order to provide a state of the art account of how to link human rights and private enterprises. ...
Human rights, Private enterprise, Multinational corporations, Code of conduct, Global
News | 4 Oct 2015
High environmental risks and questionable development outcomes characterise the mining industry. A myriad of small companies operate in competitive, high-risk, high-reward settings with weak institutions that fail to enforce regulations. Such conditions are highly conducive to corruption, violence, and environmental destruction.
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Corruption, Violence, Bribery, Natural Resources, Guatemala
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?
The Past is Never Past: Bringing the Military to Court over Gross Human Rights Violations in Latin America
Event | 14 May 2013
More than twenty years after the return to democratic rule in Latin America, the military in many countries in the region are now being prosecuted for ...
Event | 11 May 2012
Rajeev Goel will present a large cross-country dataset on the nexus between economic uncertainty and corruption. prevalence of corruption
Journal Article | Jan 2003
This paper uses examples from Kenya and the Sudan to argue that the scale at which we pitch our analysis when trying to identify the basic properties ...
pastoralism, natural resource management, ecosystems, Kenya, Sudan
U4 Brief | Aug 2008
The best defence against malfeasance are reliable facts and figures. An effectively functioning Education Management Information System can highlight ...
education, english, corruption, anti-corruption, education sector, Sierra Leone
Book Chapter | Jan 2001
In this introductory chapter to the anthology, the editors discuss the meaning of associational life in the context of rapid urbanisation in Africa. In ...
Urbanisation, Civil society, Africa
U4 Issue | Mar 2020
The world is rapidly urbanising, and urban informality is a central feature of our times. Conventional thinking views informality as corrosive to clean ...
CMI Report | Jan 2007
Spanish version As part of Norway's efforts to strengthen its cooperation with indigenous peoples a set of Guidelines were published by the Norwegian ...
Bistandsnemda, Indigenous peoples, Rights, Development aid, Guidelines, Bolivia, Paraguay, Bangladesh
Book Chapter | Jul 2011
INTRODUCTION: Network industries—electricity, gas, road, telecommunications, and private water supply—need regulation in one way or the other. ...
network industries, corruption, governance
Economist specialising in global health research
Human resources for health, quality of health services, health systems, vaccination, results based financing, priority setting in health, corruption in health, climate policy, Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, India
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 post-Taliban ...
Civil society, Religion, Peacebuilding, Afghanistan
Event | 12 May 2016
Reflections on the peace process in the Sudan and South Sudan from 2002 to 2015. Endre Stiansen, Senior Policy and Research Advisior at the United Nations ...