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News | 17 Dec 2012
The ravages of time had nearly destroyed the invaluable collection of books and manuscripts kept in the Riyadha Mosque on Lamu in Kenya. A meticulous digitalization project has saved and preserved the material for future generations.
Project | Jan 2018 - Nov 2019
Political Corruption in AfricaExtraction and Power Preservation This book is analysing political corruption as a distinct but separate entity ...
Corruption, political corruption, development, Africa, Africa
Logging the 'Frontier': Narratives of deforestation in the northern borderlands of British India, c. 1850-1940
Journal Article | Sep 2011
This paper analyzes the institution of “scientific forestry” in the northern borderlands (“Frontier”) of British India ...
British India, NWFP, deforestation, narratives, colonial history, British India (Pakistan)
Tribal representation & local land governance in India: A case study from the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya
CMI Working Paper | Apr 2017
In India, the Schedule Tribes have remained on the fringes of growth, but less so in the majority tribal areas of the North East. This has increased ...
tribal areas, Sixth Schedule, rights of ownership, Meghalaya, Khasi Hills, Jaintia Hills, Shillong township, Mowtari Mowlang village, India
News | 3 Sep 2015
Corruption and illegal trafficking endanger the world’s biodiversity
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.
Project | Sep 2008 - Apr 2009
This evaluation addressed the experiences of Norwegian support to the protection of cultural heritage in developing countries. Norwegian support ...
Culture, Cultural Heritage, Nepal, Malawi, Ethiopia
Project | Mar - Jun 2005
This evaluation of the three Scandinavian Statistical Central Bureaus to Instituto Nacional Estatistico (INE) in Mozambique concludes that the ...
Statistics, Development, Technical Cooperation, Mozambique
CMI Report | Jan 1995
The World Bank identified judiciary among institutions which ran down during centralized governance. The Bank also expressed the need for and ...
Legal institutions, Judicial system, Good governance, Tanzania, Africa: Tanzania
Access regimes and institutions: The economic organisation of the migrant Popo fishermen of Pointe- Noire, Congo
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1999
Within Popo society in Pointe Noire, Congo, fishermen sell their fish to their wives at a price slightly below the local market price. The wives ...
Republic of Congo
Journal Article | Apr 2010
The commemorations of historical figures, both public and private, have become a powerful tool for politicians and historians in Vietnam to ...
Is Islam a threshold for escape or an insurmountable barrier? Women bargaining with patriarchy in post-Islamist Sudan
Journal Article | Jun 2010
This article explores women's bargaining with a patriarchal Islamic state in Sudan. The article is situated within the realm of the ...
CMI Report | Jun 2014
Since the end of the civil war in 2006, Nepal has been on the edge of a peaceful but truly revolutionary change to restructure the state along ...
federalism, ethnic identity, regional identity, Nepal
CMI Report | Nov 2014
The last decade has witnessed a major economic expansion of China, India, Brazil and South Africa in Africa. This has mainly been driven by ...
peace and security, foreign policy, international relations, development aid, Africa, China, India, Brazil, South Africa
The Internal Protection Alternative in Refugee Law: Treaty basis and scope of application under the 1951 Convention on the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol
Book | Jan 2019
Under what circumstances can a state refuse refugee status to a person whose risk of persecution exists in only part of her country of origin? ...
refugees, asylum, internal displacement, Norway, European Union
Book Chapter | Jan 2010
Legal practices and ideas about law are undergoing dramatic change in Latin America. Today, a turn-of-the-century crop of constitutions grants ...
CMI Brief | Apr 2016
It is easy to document that the 2016 elections in Uganda were unfair. To combat the uneven playing field one needs to systematically assess ...
CMI Brief | Sep 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Legislating a minimum age of marriage at 18 has stirred counter-mobilization in some, but not all, countries where religious or traditional ...
child marriage, counter-mobilization, Sudan, Zambia
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
In 2016, the ‘secret loans affair’ sprung on to the Mozambican political scene with the discovery that three government-owned companies ...
political corruption, 'secret loans affair', economic crisis, enrichment, elite formation, Mozambique