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Event | 27 Jun 2011
Peter Von Doepp examines the direct effects of elections, military interventions, constitutional referenda, and food crises on government interference with private media outlets.
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 ...
oil, petroleum, gas, economy, Tanzania
Event | 6 Jun 2014
How politics interfere with nutritional programs
News | 24 Nov 2015
-A 'good' natural resource tax regime is one that does not undermine - or strangle - the development of the ordinary tax system, says CMI researcher Odd-Helge Fjeldstad. Different segments of the tax system 'interfere' with each other. If the most resourceful companies and individuals do not contribute with tax revenue due to tax avoidance and exemptions, this will affect the taxpaying behaviour of others.
Report in External Series | Jan 2009
This report addresses the relationship between S&T, on the one hand, and innovation, outreach and development, on the other. This relationship ...
Science and technology, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa
Journal Article | Jun 2007
This article attempts to explain why Uruguayan judges have lagged behind judges in Chile and Argentina in the prosecution of the military for ...
legal development, human rights, uruguay, Uruguay
U4 Issue | Jun 2015
“A fish rots from the head” is the saying when an organisation’s leadership is seen as responsible for the unethical behaviour ...
anti-corruption agencies, justice sector, appointment, recruitment, removal, leadership
Too big to fault? Effects of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize on Norwegian exports to China and foreign policy
CMI Working Paper | May 2016
Abstract In October 2010, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel peace prize to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo. The Chinese government ...
Nobel peace prize, Liu Xiaobo, foreign policy, exports, United Nations, fish, trade, sanctions, foreign policy, international political economy, Norway, China
CMI Brief | Sep 2011
This brief argues that even a successful reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah will fall short of providing the leadership the Palestinians ...
Palestine, elites, Hamas, Fatah, PLO, Middle East
Rule of law and environmental justice in the forests: The challenge of 'strong law enforcement' in corrupt conditions
U4 Issue | Jun 2013
Widespread illegal forest activities have contributed to deforestation, forest degradation, economic losses to nations and injustices for ...
REDD+, Forest governance, Corruption, Anti-corruption, Law enforcement, natural resource management, Indonesia, Cameroon
Report in External Series | Jan 2015
The July 2014 BRICS Summit marked a change in the level of the ambitions of this alliance of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. ...
Rising powers, BRICS, Development, Aid, China, Russia, India, Brazil, South Africa, Africa
Tax evasion and corruption in developing countries: A study of the revenue authorities in Tanzania and Uganda
Project | Jun 2002 - Jun 2003
The project focuses on corruption in tax administration. Reforms of tax administrations in Tanzania and Uganda in the 1990s, in the form of ...
Africa: Tanzania, Uganda
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
Event | 17 Jun 2011
Basic rights to assembly and expression have come under threat and accountability mechanisms are being undermined. A major standoff over threats to academic freedom and the closure of the university is ongoing. Peter Von Doepp discusses the unfolding situation in Malawi.
Event | 27 Oct 2011
Deborah Brautigam: China and Governance in Africa: What Do We Know? Shubo Li: Political Identity in China-Africa relations.
Event | 12 Dec 2013
Lecture by Dr. Terje Østebø, assistant professor in the Department of Religion & the Center for African Studies ...
News | 25 Sep 2014
The separation of Sudan and South Sudan has caused severe problems for the pastoralists living in the borderlands between the two nations. What used to be common land is now subject to border disputes and strict regulations, but cattle and goats do not respect international borders.
Event | 12 Nov 2014
Christine Jacobsen, SKOK, and Malcom Langford, CMI, in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen.
Event | 2 Dec 2014
Professor Göran HydenDepartment of Political ScienceUniversity of Florida Development has been largely been viewed through a policy ...
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.