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    • Conciliatory approches to the insurgency in Afghanistan: An overview 

      Suhrke, Astri; Chaudhary, Torunn Wimpelmann; Hakimi, Aziz; Harpviken, Kristian Berg; Sarwari, Akbar; Strand, Arne (Research report, Research report, 2009)
      This report is a preliminary mapping of initiatives designed to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. It is a snapshot in time, focusing on practices or arrangements that were still ongoing during the second ...
    • Conflictual Peacebuilding: Afghanistan Two Years after Bonn 

      Suhrke, Astri; Harpviken, Kristian Berg; Strand, Arne (Research report, Research report, 2004)
      This report charts the aid policies pursued in Afghanistan since late 2001 aimed at building peace in a country devastated by two decades of conflict. The report presents the four pillars of the peacebuilding design and ...
    • Corruption in Afghanistan and the role of external players 

      Strand, Arne (Others, 2017-03-01)
    • Country Evaluation Brief: Afghanistan 

      Strand, Arne; Suhrke, Astri; Taxell, Nils (Country Evaluation Briefs 7, Research report, 2016-11-01)
      Since 2001, Western political and military interests have largely defined the nature and magnitude of aid flows. Conventional criteria for development assistance (notably absorptive capacity and credible conditionality) ...
    • Elite Capture of Kabul Bank 

      Strand, Arne (Corruption, Grabbing and Development: Real World Challenges, Chapter, 2014-03-01)
      Afghanistan is entering the most critical period since the overthrow of Taliban back in 2001. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has announced withdrawal of international forces by 2014, and a sharp reduction ...
    • Er Kabul trygt for retur? 

      Wimpelmann, Torunn; Strand, Arne (Others, 2017-11-01)
      Noreg har så langt i år returnert over 500 afghanarar til Kabul. Samtidig er tryggleiken forverra i heile landet, og spesielt Kabul har store sivile tap. Stortinget er delt i oppfatninga om ein skal stanse eller halde fram ...
    • Faryab survey. Comparison of findings from Maymane, 2006 and 2009 

      Strand, Arne; Organisation for Sustainable Development and Research (OSDR) (Research report, Research report, 2009)
      This is a follow-up to an earlier survey conducted in Maymane district by the Organization for Sustainable Development and Research (OSDR) during a two-week period in early November 2006. In that survey 183 interviews were ...
    • Financing education in Afghanistan: Opportunities for action 

      Strand, Arne (Research report, 2015-01-01)
      The Afghan Ministry of Education estimates that there are presently 8.35 million students (39% of which are girls) in primary, lower secondary, and upper secondary government schools, including Islamic schooling, out of a ...
    • Frå vondt til verre? Afghanistan 10 år etter 

      Strand, Arne (Others, 2011-09-22)
    • Girls’ education in conflict and emergencies, case Afghanistan 

      Strand, Arne (Conference object, 2015-07-01)
      Education in Afghanistan and girls' access A major increase of children in school since 2001 Major inequalities, only 21 % of the girls complete primary education – rural/poor girls most vulnerable Three main factors ...
    • Humanitarian Challenges in Afghanistan: Administrative Structures and Gender and Assistance 

      Strand, Arne; Ask, Karin; Harpviken, Kristian Berg (Research report, Research report, 2001)
      The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan has rapidly deteriorated over the last months, as the conflict between the Taliban and the international community has intensified. UN sanctions and isolation has strengthened the ...
    • Krig, fred og sånt 

      Strand, Arne (Others, 2011-06-01)
    • Land issues and poverty reduction: Requirements for lasting peace in Sudan and Afghanistan 

      Sørbø, Gunnar M.; Strand, Arne (The poorest and the hungry. Assessments, analyses, and actions, Chapter, 2009-11-01)
    • Lessons Learned on Traditional Dispute Resolution in Afghanistan 

      Gaston, Erica; Sarwari, Akbar; Strand, Arne (Building Peace No. 3, Research report, 2013-11-01)
      In many communities across Afghanistan, the formal justice system has proven weak, corrupt, and ineffective. The vast majority of disputes are resolved outside of the formal state system, often by tribal elders, shuras, ...
    • Maintaining Development Momentum or Just Providing Aid? 

      Strand, Arne (Analysis No. 261, Research report, 2014-07-01)
      Afghanistan is again preparing for change. Most international forces are about to leave the country by end of 2014, Afghans expects to have a new President over the summer and there are signals of a major reduction in ...
    • Mid-term Evaluation Report of the National Solidarity Programme (NSP), Afghanistan 

      Barakat, Sultan; Strand, Arne (Research report, 2006-01-01)
      Twenty-five years of conflict has left Afghanistan with a profound need for extensive intervention to address reconstruction and development requirements, particularly in rural areas, many of which were never reached by ...
    • Nato i Afghanistan: Fredsbevaring eller antiterroroperasjon? 

      Strand, Arne (Others, 2009-11-10)
    • Norwegian non-military collaboration with Afghanistan: A slightly different approach 

      Strand, Arne (Noref Policy Brief, Research report, 2012-09-27)
      Norway has a long history of providing humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan through non-governmental organisations and the United Nations, and has played an active role in aiding the rebuilding and development of the ...
    • Peacebuilding: Lessons for Afghanistan 

      Suhrke, Astri; Harpviken, Kristian Berg; Knudsen, Are; Ofstad, Arve; Strand, Arne (Research report, Research report, 2002)
      This report examines lessons from previous peacebuilding efforts in Afghanistan, and from other countries, in order to highlight issues of central relevance for the present phase of peacebuilding and economic recovery. It ...
    • Problemet er systemet 

      Suhrke, Astri; Strand, Arne (Others, 2009-01-01)
      The Problem is the System (English version) Valgkrisen i Afghanistan var bisarre til det siste. President Hamaid Karzai – utskjelt som korrupt leder og valgfusker i stort format – ble utropt til vinner av sin egen ...