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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
CMI Report | Jan 2003
Violent conflict represents a significant barrier to development. While Community Driven Development (CDD) programmes have been effective in ...
Community driven development, Conflict, Poverty, Reconstruction, Development
Management, co-management or no management? Major dilemmas in sustainable exploitation of inland fisheries in the SADC Countries
Project | Jan 1998 - Dec 2001
The project contains ten case studies and a synthesis. The case studies have been conducted in five medium sized lakes in the Democratic Republic ...
Fisheries management, development of fishing effort, climatic factors, sectoral mobility, local access regulation, Africa: Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Southern Africa
U4 Issue | Jun 2018
Customary authority can provide a source of resistance to corruption and capture of resources in community-driven development ? but it can also ...
CMI Report | May 2017
This report is part of the research programme “Cooperation on Research and Development in Angola” between Centro de Estudos e Investigação ...
economy, social services, community, employment, income, Angola, Luanda
News | 27 May 2011
The Afghan conflict is driven by the impact and behaviour of international troops as well as the illegitimacy of the Afghan government.
News | 30 Oct 2015
Angola's rapid economic growth over the last decade has been driven almost exclusively by the oil sector: 98% of Angola’s exports are linked to this sector. Yet, Angola has also seen explosive growth of its financial sector. Why has the Angolan financial sector grown so rapidly? How are Angola’s natural resource sector and its finance sector linked? How does Angola’s financial sector interface with the global economy?
CMI Report | Jan 2006
Right to Play (former Olympic Aid), is an athlete-driven international humanitarian organisation which uses sport and play as a development ...
Sports, Children, Youth, Nongovernmental organizations, Refugees, Tanzania, Pakistan
CMI Brief | May 2016
Despite an increase in the number of countries that have adopted women’s caucuses in sub-Saharan Africa, there is still little empirical ...
women, caucus, legislation, Malawi
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.
CMI Report | Nov 2014
The last decade has witnessed a major economic expansion of China, India, Brazil and South Africa in Africa. This has mainly been driven by ...
peace and security, foreign policy, international relations, development aid, Africa, China, India, Brazil, South Africa
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2012
Ten years after the end of its civil war, Angola, which is heading to the polls Friday, has been transformed into a regional African power with ...
poverty, oil, diversification, Angola
Non-resource taxation in a resource rich setting: A broader tax base will enhance tax compliance in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Mar 2016
CMI Brief December 2015 Volume 14 No.08 Huge reservoirs of natural gas have been discovered offshore the southern coast of Tanzania. The country ...
Report in External Series | Feb 2015
Governments in developing countries are typically constrained by a limited fiscal capacity to finance the provision of essential public goods ...
Taxation, fiscal capacity, information technology, developing economy, Ethiopia
Report in External Series | Jan 2017
The Occupied Palestinian Territories is one of the world’s most aid-dependent countries. Despite overall levels of aid falling since 2009, ...
Senior Program Advisor (U4)
Political scientist focusing on aid, corruption, governance, and natural resources, particularly using political economy and political ecology approaches.
Corruption, anti-corruption, natural resource manangement, political economy, political ecology, forest governance, extractive industries, wildlife crime, Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Mozambique
Commissioned Report | Jan 2006
Twenty-five years of conflict has left Afghanistan with a profound need for extensive intervention to address reconstruction and development ...
CMI Working Paper | Nov 2015
Limited fiscal capacity poses a significant challenge in developing countries. To mitigate this challenge, the adoption of electronic tax systems ...
Developing economy, fiscal capacity, information technology, taxation
Research into action. Synergising research and outreach for development and food security in Malawi. Mid-term review of the agricultural research and development programme (ARDEP)
CMI Report | Mar 2009
This report presents the findings of a mid-term review of the Agricultural Research and Development Programme (ARDEP) based at Bunda College ...
Agriculture, Agricultural extension, Research, Malawi
News | 24 Mar 2015
The current situation in Afghanistan is the subject of two opposing narratives: one is a success story about international support and involvement since 2001; the other is a story where much has gone wrong and everything can only get worse. Agreeing on a narrative that is closer to the truth is crucial when deciding what form Norwegian support and involvement should take in the future, write Arne Strand and Liv Kjølseth.