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Project | Aug 2016 - Dec 2018
What are the main implications for the effectiveness of anti-corruption policies and practices of recent evidence regarding corruption and private, state-backed ...
anti-corruption, state-backed private debt, patronage, international financial institutions, Mozambique
U4 Issue | Nov 2016
The average annual cost of corruption to Mozambique was recently estimated to be up to USD 4.9 billion for the period 2004-2014. Some analysts have ...
international drivers of corruption, illicit financial flows, Mozambique
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
External Debts, Growth and Peace in the Sudan. Some Serious Challenges Facing the Country in the Post-Conflict Era
Sudan Report | Jul 2008
Traditional studies on the external debt problem have focused mainly on the development of the magnitude and trends of the external debt in the low-income ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1996
This paper examines the hypothesis that heavy foreign debt causes high rates of tropical deforestation. Empirical evidence indicates that no universally ...
CMI Insight | Jun 2019
Is China pressuring poor countries with debt? Debt trap diplomacy is a recent term that is used to describe Chinese loans for infrastructure and development ...
Sudan Report | Jul 2008
In recent years there has been enormous concern about whether or not the Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) and non-HIPCs will be able to meet the ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2015
“Debtor Forever.” Debt and Bondage in Afghan and Pakistani Brick Kilns Antonio De Lauri antonio de
Journal Article | Jan 1989
Susan George: A fate worse than debt, or A faith with no doubt? Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Geir-Helge
News | 23 Jul 2010
With the report UNPAID DEBT, ECOS calls upon the oil companies Lundin Petroleum from Sweden, Petronas from Malaysia and Austria's OMV and their home governments to account for the injustices suffered by the victims of the oil wars in Block 5A.
Event | 18 Jun 2013
Is aid helping or hurting Africa? Pete Ondeng urges for empowerment of people.
Report in External Series | Jan 2017
In 2017, Mozambique was at its most critical moment since the end of the civil war, in a crisis-like cocktail of political, economic and ...
Mozambique, Frelimo, corruption, resource curse, extractive industries
News | 28 Oct 2016
Corrupt politicians, public debt spiraling out of control and war reborn. Can Mozambique survive in its current shape? War is once again ravaging Mozambique, ...
RENAMO, FRELIMO, corruption, Mozambique
Journal Article | May 2017
Central and South Asian brick kilns have long attracted the attention of both humanitarian agencies and scholars as sites of slavery-like forms of labor ...
debt, bondage, freedom, dependence, Pakistan
Bringing the State back in. Corporate Social Responsibility and the paradoxes of Norwegian state capitalism in the international energy sector
Journal Article | Oct 2020
This theme section brings the state back into anthropological studies of corporate social responsibility through the lens of Norwegian energy corporations ...
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2012
Nahr el-Bared talks back On 20th May 2007, fighting broke out between the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and a new militia group calling itself Fatah al-Islam ...
Forced migration, refugees, IDPs, Lebanon
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Malawi and Zambia are poor and heavily indebted countries whose dependence on foreign aid is pronounced. They both qualify for debt relief in terms of ...
Poverty reduction, Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSP), IMF, World Bank, Malawi, Zambia, Africa: Malawi
The Mozambique hidden loans case: An opportunity for donors to demonstrate anti-corruption commitment
U4 Brief | Oct 2018
When the Mozambican government issued guarantees for over 1 billion US$ - ignoring their own oversight mechanisms and lending rules - they ended up in ...
international drivers of corruption, aid, Mozambique
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 | 19 Sep 2005
Dr. Ramesh Chitrakar is currently a guest researhcer at CMI. Bonded labour or Kamaiya system is a kind of slavery system. The people in Nepal become bonded labour mainly because of the debt, popularly known as "Sauki". His Majesty 's Government of Nepal abolished the system and freed Kamaiyas on July 17, 2000 by writing off of their loan. However, just banning the system was not sufficient to improve the living conditions of the bonded labourers as Kamiyas are the landless-homeless people.