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From a Temporary Emergency Shelter to an Urbanized Neighborhood: The Abu Shoak IDP Camp in North Dārfūr
Sudan Working Paper | Aug 2016
Introduction In early 2003, two rebel movements (the Sudanese Liberation Army and the Justice and Equality Movement) launched an insurgency ...
Khartoum, El-Fasher, IDP camp, Abu Shoak, camp, Sudan, Darfur
Journal Article | Jan 2012
The aim of this paper is to investigate and map climate change discourses in legal spaces. We look at how issues concerning the injustice and ...
Climate change, Climate change policy, Climate justice, Human rights, Sustainable development, Social research, Governance, Climate change adaptation, Emissions regulations, Government regulation
Book Chapter | Jan 2018
There is growing psychological evidence that various processes differently contribute to our propensity to support or challenge the status quo; ...
Project | Jan 2010 - Jan 2012
Climate change as a scientific issue is now a widely accepted global challenge. Narratives of climate change are becoming central to development ...
Climate change, discourse, global challenge, the poor, poverty, South Africa
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
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Hamas, the most influential Islamist party in the occupied Palestinian territories, replaced its strategy of electoral boycott in 1996 with ...
Hamas, Islamism, democratization, party change, elite respondents, Palestine
Edited Book | Jan 2013
Climate change is one of the central challenges facing African countries and their people. Unless concerted efforts are made worldwide very ...
Political scientist exploring intersections between law and politics
law and social change, legal institutions, rights-mobilization, human rights, social rights, health rights, environmental rights, democratic participation, democratic institutionalisaton, accountaibility instituions, constitutionmaking, constitutionalism, reconciliation, health policy, climate change, South Africa, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, India
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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 | Mar 2008
This chapter analyses the role of the Ugandan legislature in changing the rules of the political game. It discusses the successful move ...
Uganda, Parliament, Elections, Political institutions
Report in External Series | May 2011
The report introduces a theoretical framework for analysis, and then discusses how Pakistan and Norway define governance and good governance ...
good governance, Pakistan
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
Book | Jan 2008
The article analyses the change in discourse accompanying Bashar al-Asad's economic liberalization after 2000. The old populist social contract ...
Report in External Series | Jun 2015
Purpose of evaluation:This report is the Mozambique case study report for the evaluation of Norway’s support to strengthening women ...
Evaluation, Aid, Gender, Mozambique
Report in External Series | Jun 2015
Purpose of evaluation:This report evaluates Norway’s support to strengthening women and girls’ rights and gender equality through ...
Aid, Evaluation, Women, Empowerment, Global, Ethiopia, Nepal, Norway
Journal Article | Jan 2004
In this article we analyse the changes in the party system in Zambia in the period 1991 to 2001. Based on changes observed in terms of the number ...
Political parties, Politics, Africa: Zambia
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.
Event | 6 Nov 2013
Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change. The poor are the most vulnerable to heat waves, sea level rise, the destruction of coastal zones, drought and water shortages. Is fair global interenational climate governance possible, asks Professor Oliver C. Ruppel.
Traditional market institutions and complex change: Exploring transition and change in the Bangladesh rice market
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2011
This study explores the hitherto unaddressed question of how the large, complex paddy‐rice market in Bangladesh is able to solve the problem ...
Book | Jan 2011
In this ground-breaking book, aimed at new generation of students, Kjetil Selvik and Stig Stenslie provide a new introduction to the contemporary ...