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Ethnic Ties in Trade Relationships and the Impact on Economic Performance: The Case of Small-Scale Producers in the Handloom Sector in Ethiopia
Journal Article | Jan 2011
This article analyses the importance of ethnic ties in trade relationships of small-scale producers in the handloom sector in Ethiopia using ...
ethnic ties, trade, transaction cost, small-scale producers, Ethiopia
News | 7 Oct 2015
During my fieldwork in Ilam district, Eastern Nepal, I had the chance to visit many different homes, and to experience parts of the everyday life of Nepali families. So far, in every single stay, I was impressed by the children’s motivation for doing homework until late in the evening, and their great ability to speak English. One of them, a 4,5-years old was copying mathematical rules and letters several times, “just for fun, as he is doing it every evening”, as his older brother told me.
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Coffee is one of the most important Third World export commodities, and 70% of the producers are small-scale farmers. Coffee producers are often ...
Fair Trade, Coffee, Co-operatives, Developing countries, Case studies, Mexico, Americas: Mexico
Project | Jan 2005 - Dec 2007
The project starts asking if poverty in small scale fisheries really is as serious as one may get the impression of or if some of the misery ...
Small scale fisheries, poverty analysis, social change, Southern Africa, West Africa
CMI Brief | Dec 2016
Rural Angola has gone through decades of hardships with war and economic marginalisation – culminating with the current economic crisis. ...
poverty, rural, economic crisis, education, health, Malanje, Angola
Project | Apr 2014 - Dec 2018
The Taxation, Institutions and Participation (TIP) project investigates the effects of tax havens on the domestic revenue system, institutions ...
Capital flight, tax havens, taxation, institutions, lobbying, citizen participation, Angola, Tanzania, Zambia
News | 10 Nov 2015
The US military strike that devastated the MSF hospital in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan on 3 October generated profound, if short-lived, outrage in much of the world. The US government promised an investigation, and in late October appointed a military panel to do so. Yet its investigation is unlikely to address the more fundamental questions this attack raises: Why have US-airstrikes repeatedly produced catastrophic cases of “collateral damage” in Afghanistan?
CMI Brief | Dec 2017
Significant petroleum discoveries in Tanzania have shaped the country’s political discourse in recent years, with politicians promising ...
violence, natural resources, petroleum, politics, Mtwara, Tanzania
News | 8 Feb 2012
Summary points: Investment in land is not conflict-neutral, and given the history of violent conflict and mutual destabilization in the Horn ...
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
Book | Apr 2011
Most governments in Africa, seeing the political mobilisation of ethnicity as a threat, have rejected the use of ethnic differences as an explicit ...
Journal Article | Jan 2011
Following advice from the World Bank, and hoping for economic growth and independence from donors, a number of African countries have opened ...
Governance, land, Tanzania
Project | Aug 2005 - Feb 2006
The study will carry out an initial principle discussion about the link between rural electrification, economic development and poverty reduction ...
Rural Electrification. Socio Economic Effects, Africa: Mozambique
Project | Jan 2001 - Dec 2003
Since the mid-1990s a telecommunications revolution has taken place in Ghana. The telecom sector has been privatized, the fixed line network ...
Scaling up sexuality education in Senegal: integrating family life education into the national curriculum
Journal Article | Jan 2016
In Senegal, school-based sexuality education has evolved over 20 years from family life education (FLE) pilot projects into crosscurricular ...
Senegal, young people, comprehensive sexuality education, school sex education, scale-up
News | 24 Aug 2015
Corruption keeps people thirsty. It damages drinking supplies and sanitation and makes water inaccessible and unaffordable. Because dirty water can be deadly, cleaning up the water sector is a matter of life and death. Below is some advice for what donors can do to help prevent corruption in water management.
Event | 10 Nov 2011
What are the outcomes of ethnic self-rule, in combination with the power politics of an authoritarian regime?
CMI Brief | Jul 2016
The Government of Tanzania is looking for the best policies and institutional designs to turn future petroleum revenues into welfare, development ...
Fiscal policy, Extractive industries, Resource curse, Sovereign wealth fund, Tanzania
CMI Report | Jan 2005
This report sets out the background, analyses, conclusions and recommendations from a review of a project on Micro and Small-scale Industry ...
Small-scale industry, Industrial development, Capacity building, Mozambique, Africa: Mozambique
Journal Article | Mar 2015
Young people between the ages of 10 and 19 make up 23% of Pakistan’s population. In Pakistan, young people face many challenges in terms ...
young people, life skills, sexual and reproductive health, scale-up, Pakistan