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News | 21 Jun 2005
In this edited volume, senior researcher Ragnhild Overaa writes about coastal women in Ghana in her essay When Sisters Become Competitors: Coastal Women's Innovative Utilization of Trawler By-Catch in Ghana. How do actors in "traditional" and "modern" systems of fishing interact? What economic and social changes occur in a local community as a result of women's entrepreneurship in relation to both systems?
News | 22 Jul 2010
A Country Economic Memorandum from the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit at the World Bank.
CMI Report | Jan 1999
This paper analyzes the impact of liberalization of trade in producer services, focusing on financial services, telecommunications and transport. The ...
International trade, Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This case study analyses the market for oil-related producer services for the Gullfaks oil field in the Norwegian part of the North Sea. We find that ...
U4 Issue | Jul 2009
The United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) requires state parties to consider establishing policies requiring officials to reveal “to ...
UNCAC, Asset Declarations, Political Corruption
U4 Practice Insight | Mar 2012
Given the stagnating trend on corruption in Uganda and the need to consolidate accountability reforms ahead of the inflow of oil revenues, international ...
Sudan Report | Oct 2014
This report explores constitutional development in Sudan from 1956 until 2005. It presents the country´s constitutional history, with a special ...
Journal Article | Oct 2015
The purpose of this paper is to investigate why poor people make decisions that at first sight appear irrational. The author stays within the realms of ...
U4 Issue | Oct 2011
Global problems facing the marine fisheries sector, including overfishing and the marginalization of the small-scale sector, are leading to increased ...
natural resource management, Africa
Journal Article | Jun 2016
This article analyzes the factors associated with vulnerability of the Ashaninka, the most populous indigenous Peruvian Amazonian people, to tuberculosis ...
Decay or Resilience? The Long-Term Social Consequences of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Sierra Leone
Journal Article | Jan 2018
This article examines the long-term impact of conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) on prosocial behavior in Sierra Leone. Two theoretical arguments ...
Event | 4 Dec 2012
How is Angola transforming growth into development? How to balance benefits to Angola's citizens and foreign investors?
News | 26 Nov 2012
A thwarted industrial policy, poor economic governance and external tensions have brought Iran's industrial class to the brink of extinction. They are trapped in between the revolutionary rhetoric of the Islamic republic and unfulfilled attempts of economic pragmatism.
Why Bangladesh? Why Now? Prospects on the road towards middle income status Business opportunities for Norwegian companies
Event | 16 Apr 2012
Bangladesh aims for middle-income status by 2021 and it is a measure of success that it is on track to achieve several of the Millennium Development Goals. Its increasingly active role on the global stage, present a range of opportunities for strengthened partnership between Norway and Bangladesh.
News | 22 May 2006
A new CMI study "Should I stay or should I go!" will look into this question. When is it in the interest of a corporation to exit a repressive country? When do ethical considerations imply that a company should close down operations in a country?
Project | Jan 2001 - Mar 2005
The project focuses on the relationship between education and corruption in Bangladesh. The main interest is in the types of interpersonal transactions ...
Corruption, education, bureaucracy, transactions, anthropology, Bangladesh, Asia: Bangladesh
Evaluation of Institutional co-operation programme between Agricultural University of Norway, Awassa College of Agriculture and Mekelle University College
Project | Sep - Nov 2001
Short-term consultancy to evaluate first five-year period of institutional co-operation between Norwegian and Ethiopian agricultural research and training ...
Food security, agricultural research, agricultural training, capacity building, institutional development, academic co-operation, Ethiopia
Report in External Series | Jan 2003
This paper explores the impact of vertical specialization on world trade within the framework of the O-ring theory of production. Within such a framework ...
Asia: China., Americas: Mexico
Private sector development for poverty reduction. Opportunities and challenges for Norwegian development aid
CMI Report | Sep 2015
Private sector development (PSD) is back on the donors’ agenda. In Norway, PSD aid and aid funded loans have increased more than five-fold ...
U4 Issue | Mar 2015
Corruption in the construction of public infrastructure has particularly serious implications for developing countries. Inappropriate project choice, ...
Anti-corruption, corruption risks, public infrastructure, public investment, construction, anti-corruption approaches in sector work