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Commissioned Report | Nov 2007
This study is commissioned by the World Bank as part of the bank's initiative to build capacity in governance and benefit streams management in selected ...
U4 Brief | Nov 2009
The water “business” involves large numbers of consumers using water in different ways including households, industries, and farms. Management ...
natural resource management
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
Pakistan has one of the highest incidences of honour killings in the world. This is a major human rights issue that has received little attention outside ...
Traditional culture, Honour killings, Pakistan, Asia: Pakistan
Journal Article | Mar 2010
While institutions are important for economic development, particularly in resource rich countries, the interaction between multinational corporations ...
U4 Brief | Nov 2015
The literature on corruption tends to focus on grand corruption for contracts and licenses worth large sums of money. However, 1.6 billion people annually ...
petty bribes, service delivery, public sector, anti-corruption approaches in sector work
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 | 24 Aug 2015
Corruption keeps people thirsty. It damages drinking supplies and sanitation and makes water inaccessible and unaffordable. Because dirty water can be deadly, cleaning up the water sector is a matter of life and death. Below is some advice for what donors can do to help prevent corruption in water management.
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.
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 ensure ...
oil, petroleum, gas, economy, Tanzania
Project | Sep 2015 - Apr 2016
Corruption risks in the field of environmental impact assessments have yet to be assessed critically in Albania despite numerous allegations of fraud ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, environmental impact assessments, environmental decisions, environmental governance, Albania
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2012
This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilization in Anglophone Africa with an emphasis on urban settings. Specific ...
Local government, Decentralization, Taxes, Business licenses, User fees, Africa, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Reforming corruption out of Nigerian oil? Part one: Mapping corruption risks in oil sector governance
U4 Brief | Feb 2009
Oil dominates the Nigerian economy and generates the vast majority of government revenues. At the same time, Nigeria is perceived as one of the world's ...
natural resources, corruption, oil, Nigeria, natural resource management, political corruption, Nigeria
International money-laundering regulation of alternative remittance systems - why the current approach does not work in developing countries
Journal Article | Jan 2012
This article examines the recommendations of an influential international advisory body, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), towards regulation of ...
money laundering, alternative remittance systems, Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates
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
U4 Issue | Nov 2011
Countries highly dependent on natural resources are among the most severely affected by the problem of illicit financial flows. Despite a lack of definite ...
international drivers of corruption, natural resource management, DR Congo, Nigeria, Zambia
Project | Nov 2010 - Oct 2014
The main objective of the project is to provide better evidence on how to promote effective, efficient and legitimate local government tax systems and ...
Taxation, local government, fiscal decentralisation, Sub-Saharan Africa
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2015
In today's Egypt, you cannot miss it: the heavy presence of the military institution in the economy. The Egyptian military owns business enterprises that ...
Egypt, business, military, economy
U4 Issue | Feb 2015
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) has become a cornerstone of Indonesia’s forest sector policies. Given corruption ...
REDD+, political economy, corruption, anti-corruption, forest governance, natural resource management, Indonesia
Project | Feb - Aug 2013
Sudan has undertaken decentralization reforms since the early 1990s, in a federal government system with three tiers: federal, state, and local government ...
Intergovernmental fiscal relations, state and local government revenues, taxes, business licenses, user fees, Sudan
News | 25 Jun 2015
The number of newspapers in Kuwait has skyrocketed, but their owners are all closely affiliated to the political elite. Does this lead to a certain bias in the newspaper’s electoral coverage?