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Ethiopia’s economy is booming. Political opposition is not. We research governance in a broad sense, from democracy to elections and employment policies.
News | 28 Jan 2014
Ethiopia has great success in its work to eradicate poverty. Yet, the human rights situation in the country makes cooperation a challenging task for the international community. Norway should support the country´s human rights work by strengthening Ethiopia's internal debates on human rights, says CMI-researchers. -The best way to do this is through institutional cooperation, and close collaboration with Ethiopian partners.
News | 30 Sep 2013
Ethiopian authorities are tightening the grip on political opponents, the Muslim minority and the media. Human Rights Watch describes the situation as alarming. The majority party in the soon to be Norwegian government has signaled cuts in aid to countries that do not respect human rights. Will they sacrifice Norwegian-Ethiopian relations on the altar of human rights?
Event | 22 Sep 2010
Leading international scholars meet to discuss the transformation of Muslim identities and the production of new representations and imaginations of Islam and Muslims in Ethiopia.
Event | 3 Apr 2008
Cand. polit Lovise Aalen defended her PhD dissertation at the University of Oslo Friday 4 April. In her dissertation Aalen studies the national political framework of ethnic based federalism. She argues that ethnic political mobilisation must be understood as an outcome of both inter-ethnic and intra-ethnic relations.
CMI Brief | May 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
This report demonstrates the discrepancy between Ethiopia''s theoretical democratic guarantees and their application in practice, focusing on ...
Democracy, democratisation, human rights, Africa: Ethiopia
Economic reconstruction and the peasants in Ethiopia. Two papers presented at the Symposium on the Ethiopian Economy, with a postscript
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1992
The two papers present proposals for the economic reconstruction of Ethiopia, basd on the interests of the peasants and other poor groups. In ...
Structural adjustment, Poverty, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Africa: Eritrea
Economic reconstruction and the peasants in Ethiopia. Two papers presented at the symposium on the Ethiopian economy, with a postscript
CMI Report | Jan 1992
The two papers present proposals for the economic reconstruction of Ethiopia, based on the interests of the peasants and other poor groups. ...
Structural adjustment, Poverty, Ethiopia, Eritrea
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
People in Borkena in Ethiopia suffer from a complex interplay of environmental degradation, increasing shortage of land due to population growth, ...
Health inequalities in Ethiopia: modeling inequalities in length of life within and between population groups
Journal Article | Aug 2013
Background and objectives Most studies on health inequalities use average measures, but describing the distribution of health can also provide ...
Ethiopia, Justice, Health inequality, Inequality in length of life, Priority setting, Inequality measurement, Gini
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
Ethiopia 2001: Local elections in the southern region Siegfried Pausewang and Lovise Aalen Nordem r
Report in External Series | Jan 2001
(Working paper/Institutt for Menneskerettigheter 2001:14)
Event | 9 May 2014
Tobias Hagman gives a talk on the peace negotiations between the Somali rebel group Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) and the Ethiopian government.
News | 22 Dec 2014
Ethiopian women are flocking to the labour market making money of their own. Does this mean that there will be more gender equality? With a grant from the Research Council of Norway's scheme for Young Talented Researchers, CMI’s Lovise Aalen will lead a new project studying the impact of economic growth on the lives of women in developmental states.
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1991
The paper offers a contribution to the analysis of the peasant-state relationship, based on experiences from Ethiopia. It argues that in a country ...
Rural development, Decentralisation, Democratic traditions, Self-determination, Ethiopia, Africa: Ethiopia
CMI Report | Jan 2006
The report analyses Ethiopia's economic performance and expected future development. The economic growth rate is likely to remain high despite ...
Economic growth, Poverty reduction, Ethiopia
Understanding Inequalities in Child Health in Ethiopia: Health Achievements Are Improving in the Period 2000– 2011
Journal Article | Sep 2014
Objective: In Ethiopia, coverage of key health services is low, and community based services have been implemented to improve access to ...
Report in External Series | Nov 2014
Empirical studies in the migration literature indicate that migration is often welfare improving for the migrant. But it is also possible that ...
migration, youth, unemployment, rural-urban, Ethiopia, Africa
Project | Aug - Dec 2013
State capacity to mobilize fiscal resources is accredited as being important to development. Creation of fiscal capacity entails investment ...
Tax, innovation, Ethiopia
Event | 12 Dec 2013
Lecture by Dr. Terje Østebø, assistant professor in the Department of Religion & the Center for African Studies ...