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The rapid economic liberalisation and ruthless fight against corruption in Georgia – Interview with Dr. Tamara Kovziridze
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Feb 2017
Georgia’s rapid and substantial improvements in controlling corruption in an endemically corrupt society is an exceptional anti-corruption reform ...
Georgia, anti-corruption reforms, control of corruption, institutional transformation, innovation, economic liberalisation, Rose Revolution
Journal Article | Jan 2002
The Bonn Agreement of December 2001 lays the foundations for a political transition in Afghanistan after 23 years of war. The agreement excludes the defeated ...
Sudan Working Paper | Dec 2014
The armed conflict between the Sudan government and rebel groups in Darfur erupted in 2003. Escalating violence included sexual assaults on women. Many ...
Sexual violence, women, Darfur, Sudan
Event | 9 May 2014
Tobias Hagman gives a talk on the peace negotiations between the Somali rebel group Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) and the Ethiopian government.
CMI Report | Jan 1994
There is a widespread concern that adverse environmental effects of economic activities will seriously affect both the present and future welfare of people ...
Environment, Environmental assesment, Sustainable development, Project appraisal, Development projects, Cost-benefit analysis, NORAD, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Malawi, Africa: Malawi
U4 Brief | Sep 2011
Investigative journalism distinguishes itself from regular journalism by its depth and subject matter, often involving crime, political corruption ...
political corruption, investigative journalism, capacity building, East Africa
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
What responsibilities do oil companies in Angola have to improve the situation of the Angolan population? Standard corporate social responsibility (CSR) ...
CSR, Oil, Angola
Journal Article | Nov 2009
A number of studies suggest that natural resources can have a negative impact on the developing prospects of countries. Empirical results suggest that ...
Natural resources, resource curse, institutions
The Kinship in Public Office indicator: Kin connectivity as a proxy for nepotism in the public sector
U4 Brief | Dec 2014
Measuring nepotism in the public sector is challenging because of its elusive nature. This brief reviews methodologies developed to measure the extent ...
The basics of corruption risk management: A framework for decision making and integration into the project cycles
U4 Issue | Dec 2015
Aid agencies need better systems to identify, assess, and mitigate corruption risks. Risk assessments should consider two main dimensions of an act of ...
News | 19 Apr 2006
In a new project, CMI and PRIO will examine the role and significance of religious groups and networks in the development of Afghan civil society. What are the potential lines of tension and collaboration among secular and religious civil society actors? The project intends to bring the role of religious actors to the centre of the civil society debate in Afghanistan's peace, reconciliation and development processes.
Edited Book | Jan 2002
Constitutionally Ethiopia is a federal democratic state although in practice it is dominated by one political coalition. The opposition parties claim ...
CMI Brief | Jun 2017
Despite increased evidence of international lobbying groups working to restrict sexual and reproductive health and rights policies at international bodies ...
reproductive health, abortion, Latin America
The Effects of Oil Production and Ethnic Representation on Violent Conflict in Nigeria: A Mixed-Methods Approach
Journal Article | Jan 2016
A large qualitative literature on violent conflict in Nigeria has identified the importance of oil production and ethnicity as salient factors in understanding ...
Project | Jan 2000 - Dec 2001
The project is part of the Country Reporting Agreement between NORAD, CMI and the Nordic Consulting Group (NCG). The annual report consists of a Part ...
Bangladesh, Poverty, Energy, Public economy, Norad
Candidate selection and informal soft quotas for women: gender imbalance in political recruitment in Zambia
Journal Article | Jun 2019
Candidate selection and informal soft quotas for women: gender imbalance in political recruitment in
Journal Article | Jun 2016
There is sufficient evidence to say that female empowerment affects economic and social outcomes, in particular for girls. There is, however, no unified ...
Intrahousehold, female autonomy, South-Asia, Nepal
News | 4 Oct 2015
High environmental risks and questionable development outcomes characterise the mining industry. A myriad of small companies operate in competitive, high-risk, high-reward settings with weak institutions that fail to enforce regulations. Such conditions are highly conducive to corruption, violence, and environmental destruction.
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Corruption, Violence, Bribery, Natural Resources, Guatemala
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.
Event | 14 Jun 2005
The Norwegian Trust Fund for Private Sector and Infrastructure (NTF-PSI) provides grant resources for World Bank Group activities aimed at mainstreaming investment climate, governance and infrastructure services for the poor. Half of the funds are earmarked for Africa. In connection with a bi-annual meeting in June, CMI hosted a seminar on behalf of Norad, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and CMI.