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Event | 18 Mar 2009
CMI Peace Corps researcher Mona Frøystad will talk about Namibia's reactions to increasing food prices and long term policies to ensure food security in Namibia. Frøystad will also share experiences from working as a researcher in the South.
CMI Report | Jan 2005
The urbanisation of poverty is one of the most dramatic developments on the African continent, yielding contrasting images of affluent residential ...
Local government, Urbanisation, Poverty, Public services, Namibia
CMI Report | Jan 1997
This study provides an empirical report and analysis of the results of a June /July 1995 household sample survey of the four towns (Walvis Bay, ...
Water supply, Water consumption, Urban areas, Economic aspects, Namibia, Africa: Namibia
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
The paper contributes towards an assessment of the statistical context in which the Namibia Socio-Economic Database might be employed in Namibia. ...
Statistics, Statistical services, Namibia, Africa: Namibia
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2012
This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilization in Anglophone Africa with an emphasis on urban settings. ...
Local government, Decentralization, Taxes, Business licenses, User fees, Africa, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
CMI Report | Jan 1999
Evidence from a number of quantitative studies on poverty in Namibia suggests that poverty is widespread, albeit unevenly distributed. The relatively ...
Poverty, Urban areas, Rural areas, Social aspects, Namibia, Africa: Namibia
Book Chapter | Jan 2001
The analysis shows that trade liberalisation can be expected to lead to higher growth. Namibia conforms to the typical SSA picture of low growth ...
Trade policy, , Poverty, Africa: Namibia
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
A key fishery policy issue decided by the new government of Namibia soon after independence in 1990 relates to the division of the total allowable ...
Anthropologist with a particular interest in urban and rural poverty and poverty alleviation.
Poverty research, poverty monitoring and evaluation, gender, development cooperation, political and economic conditions in Mozambique and Angola, Southern Africa, part. Mozambique, Angola, Namibia
Programme | Nov 1999 - Dec 2003
This research programme analysed the evolution and performance of tax systems in three African countries, Namibia, Tanzania and Uganda, in order ...
Africa: Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda
Senior Researcher (20%)
Political scientist focusing on democratisation and human rights, economic reform, taxation, institutional change and international aid, with a particular emphasis on Southern and Eastern Africa.
Democratisation, human rights, governance, electoral administration, political parties, economic reform, institutional change, taxation, and aid effectiveness, Africa: Sub Saharan Africa, in particular Namibia, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi
Book Chapter | Jan 1998
Namibia. Urbanization in the 1990s Inge Tvedten and Akiser Pomuti In Search of Research. Approaches
Benefit streams from mining in Botswana, Namibia, Mali and Tanzania. Lessons from studies conducted in 2005
Commissioned Report | Nov 2007
The main objective of this brief report is to present the lessons learned and the main findings from six case studies of large scale mining ...
Mining, Botswana, Namibia, Mali, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
This volume reproduces, with minor changes, a set of previously published papers on the history of the origins, formation and evolution of the ...
Journal Article | Jan 2003
UNCTAD claims that the development of tourism may be one of the most valuable avenues for reducing the marginalisation of least developed countries ...
Tourism, ICT, Services, Africa: Namibia
"A second Liberation": Lobbying for Women's Political Representation in Zambia, Botswana and Namibia
Journal Article | Jan 2006
The article looks at the efforts of women's movements in southern Africa to claim a stake in formal politics as an avenue to pursue their specific ...
Women's movements, Political parties, Politics, Africa: Botswana, Namibia, Zambia
News | 16 Dec 2011
An increasing number of poor women in Namibian shantytowns form their own households and female social networks. Men are not part of their family coping strategies.
Project | Nov 2003 - Dec 2005
The primary objective of this project was to identify viable approaches to the delivery of basic services for people living in poor urban areas. ...
CMI Emeritus, economist focusing on poverty, development and public finance.
Macro-economics, policy analysis, public finance, poverty analysis, development aid, regional co-operation, institutional development and capacity building for policy analysis, Africa: South Africa, Botswana, Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya., Asia: Armenia
Key Qualifications Wiig is an economist whose professional profile and research interests include: i) globalization including multinational ...
Entrepreneurship, human and social capital, international trade and poverty, foreign direct investment, industrial studies, corporate social responsibility, micro-finance/rural credit programmes, Asia: Bangladesh, Africa: Namibia, Botswana, Angola, Malawi, Ghana