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News | 31 May 2012
The transition from a feudal to a modern economy has changed the labour market in Nepal. There are more and better paid jobs available, also outside the agricultural sector. Yet, some Nepalese labourers in rural areas continue to have coercive traditional contracts with landlords. Government programmes can help poor families out of these contracts through access to insurance, credit and social services.
News | 31 Mar 2014
CMI has received funding for one new project on Latin American democratisation and peace processes and one project on abortion rights lawfare.
Project | Aug - Dec 2013
State capacity to mobilize fiscal resources is accredited as being important to development. Creation of fiscal capacity entails investment in state structure ...
Tax, innovation, Ethiopia
Project | Mar - Aug 2008
A World Bank project on Natural Resource Management This project addresses the political economy of natural resource management in Nigeria and Ghana. ...
News | 1 Jul 2013
It is no longer the Egyptian people against the current regime. The people have split into two fronts, opposing each other as pro- and anti-Morsi. People, who expect violence, expect it to arise from clashes between the groups, not between the security forces and the people...
From Global Village to Urban Globe. Urbanisation and Poverty in Africa: Implications for Norwegian Aid Policy
CMI Report | Jan 2001
Some 52 per cent of Africa's population are expected to live in towns and cities by 2025. There is generally an unequivocal correlation between urbanisation ...
Development aid, Poverty, Urbanisation, Africa south of Sahara, Africa
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2016
Recent evidence highlights the importance of trust in explaining bank account savings. According to economic theory, repeated interactions can play a ...
India, finance, trust, savings, banking, experiment, rct
News | 13 Oct 2010
Read the public address of Gen Salva Kiir Mayardit on his return from the official visit to the United States of America.
The Past is Never Past: Bringing the Military to Court over Gross Human Rights Violations in Latin America
Event | 14 May 2013
More than twenty years after the return to democratic rule in Latin America, the military in many countries in the region are now being prosecuted for ...
Journal Article | Jan 2009
The foundational principle of human rights is that all human beings are equal in rights, dignity, and worth. Yet we live in a world ravaged by social ...
CMI Report | Jan 2006
This report summarises the findings of a joint research project undertaken by the Centre for Social Research, Chr. Michelsen Institute and the Universities ...
Malawi, , Elections, Political institutions, Judiciary, Parliament, Electoral commission, Political parties, Accountability
Project | Feb 2020 - Dec 2022
Public services are essential for development. However, their provision varies greatly across communities within developing countries. Although local ...
Public services, Security, Pre-colonial states, Uganda
Project | Jun 2010 - Jan 2013
There is little doubt that private sector development is important for development, and that enabling the poor to become and succeed as entrepreneurs ...
Human capital, Poverty, Entrepreneurship, Bangladesh
News | 7 Sep 2012
Learning the right lessons from past experiences with corruption in the forest sector is crucial to prevent broad undermining of REDD+.
CMI Report | Jan 2006
Research-based information is recognised as crucial for Mozambique's endeavours to reduce its poverty. This first report in a series of three qualitative ...
Poverty, Mozambique, Mozambique
CMI Report | Jan 2002
This desk study was commissioned by NORAD to review recent literature on socio-economic consequences of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa with ...
HIV/AIDS, Social aspects, Economic aspects, Development aid, Africa: Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Book Chapter | Jan 2018
There is growing psychological evidence that various processes differently contribute to our propensity to support or challenge the status quo; to embrace ...
Doctoral Thesis | Nov 2011
This thesis investigates the politics of competing Islamic gender ideologies in Sudan. Based on fieldwork conducted in greater Khartoum from 2006 through ...
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
Youth unemployment is a growing challenge in many countries. It causes frustrations, social problems, growth in unwanted migration, and victimization ...
Project | Mar 2006 - Apr 2009
While Ukraine under President Kuchma steered a political course which oscillated between the pursuit of rapprochement to the European Union and unswerving ...
Ukraine, EU, integration, cultural constants, politics, economics, culture, religion, media, corruption