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News | 31 Mar 2014
Uganda's new anti-homosexuality law has disheartened the international human rights community. Would it have been possible to foresee Museveni's approval of the law? In an ideal world, actors promoting human rights can design projects and interventions and see them through with norms and laws in mind. In the real world, where politics and erratic decisions come into play, human rights work is extremely challenging.
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News | 4 Apr 2014
Norwegian aid projects have not been designed or implemented in a way that makes it possible to evaluate them, concludes a recent study of the Norwegian Aid Administration.
U4 Issue | Nov 2012
Governments and donor agencies are under increasing pressure to show hard evidence that their interventions are effective and good value for ...
Anti-corruption, corruption, evaluation, design, theory of change, methodology, tool, evidence, case study, theory-based evaluation, programming, strategy, evaluation measurement, Zambia, Malawi
U4 Issue | Jan 2015
There are several different options for the design of REDD+ at the national level, and each has its own strengths and weaknesses in terms of ...
CMI Brief | Jul 2016
The Government of Tanzania is looking for the best policies and institutional designs to turn future petroleum revenues into welfare, development ...
Fiscal policy, Extractive industries, Resource curse, Sovereign wealth fund, Tanzania
U4 Issue | Jul 2017
Abstract Community-driven development is a widely employed development strategy for empowering people to choose their own development priorities, ...
evaluation measurement, Community-driven development, Corruption, Monitoring and evaluation, Project design, Kenya, Indonesia
Event | 22 Nov 2010
Despite broad international attention to corruption and its consequences, the crime continues to be a problem throughout the globe. Senior researcher at CMI and former Governance and Anti-Corruption (GAC) advisor at the World Bank, Tina Søreide, will present some explanations for the lack of anti-corruption progress, with a focus on policy design, legal grey-zones and political agendas.
News | 21 Jun 2013
Or isn't it? Do aid efforts to reduce child mortality actually work? Do projects aimed at female empowerment lead to less violence against women?
U4 Issue | Feb 2017
Abstract This paper analyses patterns of corruption and corruption risks related to community mineral beneficiation schemes (CMBSs) that distribute ...
natural resource management
CMI Report | Apr 2018
Executive summary How can young women in developing countries best be prepared for success in their lives and livelihoods? Life preparation ...
education, life skills, girls, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Tanzania
News | 14 Jun 2012
There is political will to strengthen the tax system in Angola. If properly designed and implemented, the new tax system can improve the efficiency and responsiveness of the public sector. One of the main challenges, however, will be to convince the citizens of Angola about the value of paying taxes. This will require not only reforms, but a major cultural shift.
Book Chapter | Jan 2001
This chapter discusses the difficulties aid agencies encounter when entering the comparatively new and sensitive field of human rights and democracy ...
Human rights, Democratisation, Aid, Global
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1996
This paper reviews income-generating programmes in Pakistan and Malawi organised by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). It compares the different ...
Effectiveness of a girls’ empowerment programme on early childbearing, marriage and school dropout among adolescent girls in rural Zambia: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial
Journal Article | Jan 2016
Background: Adolescent pregnancies pose a risk to the young mothers and their babies. In Zambia, 35% of young girls in rural areas have given ...
CMI Report | Jan 2009
This report is a preliminary mapping of initiatives designed to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. It is a snapshot in time, focusing ...
Peace, Reconciliation, Afghanistan
U4 Brief | Nov 2009
Multi-million dollar water infrastructure projects carry some of the largest corruption risks in the sector linked to the procurement of civil ...
natural resource management
U4 Brief | Apr 2011
Most anti-corruption initiatives fail. This Brief sets out to understand why that is, and what might be done about it. Anti-corruption ...
corruption in aid
U4 Issue | Jan 2014
Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis methods are currently underutilised in evaluations of governance and anti-corruption reforms in ...
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Recent significant natural gas discoveries have pushed Tanzania into the international spotlight as a new petroleum producer. How can the country ...
oil, petroleum, gas, economy, Tanzania