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    • Beyond the surge: Policy options for Afghanistan 

      Seminar Report (Research report, Research report, 2009)
      The surge in the US presence in Afghanistan, announced by President Barack Obama soon after taking office, is unfolding rapidly. What does this ‘surge’ signify? Is it a commitment to achieve what Obama calls ‘the achievable ...
    • Bistand og næringsutvikling. Noen kommentarer til St. meld. nr. 19 (1995-96) 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 1996)
      St. meld. nr. 19 (1995-96) tar til orde for en sterkere binding av bistandsmidlene til norske eksportleveranser og norske investeringer i u-land. Meldingen tar videre til orde for at bistandssamarbeidet skal utvides til ...
    • Bistandsforsking til nytte 

      Mæstad, Ottar (Others, 2011-01-01)
    • Bistands-Høyre 

      Tvedten, Inge (Others, 2012-01-01)
      Inge Tvedten, Seniorforsker, CMI Høyres utspill . Høyre har lagt fram et forslag til ny bistandspolitikk med fokus på reduksjon, konsentrasjon og endring av virkemidler, til sterke protester fra den rød-grønne regjerningen ...
    • Bistand til et land, et parti og en elite 

      Orre, Aslak (Others, 2007-01-01)
      Den norske ambassadøren i Mosambik skrev nylig under en avtale om et partnerskap med den mosambianske staten for å bidra til utvikling og fattigdomsreduksjon. Mosambik er fortsatt blant land med mest fattigdom, på tross ...
    • Blood Elections: Presidential election in Syria within the Red Regime Lines 

      Jørum, Emma (CMI Insight 2014:4, Report, 2014-06-01)
      The oppositional groups called the June 3 presidential election “blood elections” because of the huge numbers of lives lost during the three years of war. When pro-regime voters marked their ballots with blood instead of ...
    • Boikott til hvilken pris? Barns situasjon i Irak og Burundi. Rapport for Redd Barna 

      Dia, Mona (Research report, Research report, 1998)
      This report, commissioned by Save the Children, Norway, discusses the impact of international sanctions on children's situation in Iraq and Burundi. The report recognises that sanctions raise the ethical question of whether ...
    • Bons et mauvais usages des programmes sociaux : le cas des transferts monétaires conditionnels 

      Alcázar, Lorena (U4 Brief 2011:16, Report, 2011-12-07)
      Les programmes de transferts monétaires conditionnels sont présentés dans le secteur social comme la meilleure méthode de lutte contre la pauvreté. L’autonomie et le pouvoir discrétionnaire les rendent toutefois vulnérables ...
    • Borderland dynamics in the Horn of Africa – Some reflections 

      Manger, Leif (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2015:1, Working paper, 2015-03-01)
      This paper is a broad ranging reflection of the general situation of crisis in the Horn of Africa region. Rather than carry out a conventional anthropological analysis in which local people and communities emerge as “heroes” ...
    • Boredom and Crisis in the Humanitarian Realm 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Anthropology Today vol. 30(6), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-01-01)
      ‘Humanitarian boredom’ produces its own perspective on the world, providing a ‘point of entry’ to the observation of humanitarianism in practice. In this paper, while problematizing both a general understanding of boredom ...
    • Botswana - 30 years of economic growth, democracy and aid: Is there a connection? 

      Rakner, Lise (Research report, Research report, 1996)
      This report has been commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs as an input to a proposed study on the impact of aid on Botswana. The report is based on a review of literature focusing on the development of ...
    • Bribes, taxes and regulations: Business constraints for micro enterprises in Tanzania 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Kolstad, Ivar; Nygaard, Knut (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2006)
      This paper analyses the business environment for micro enterprises in Tanzania based on survey data. The primary objective of the study is to identify major constraints facing the firms’ business operations. Taxation, ...
    • Bridging Research and Development Assistance. A Review of Danish Research Networks 

      Tostensen, Arne (Research report, Research report, 2006)
      Danida has provided financial support to research networks with a view to creating better synergies between research and policy/operations. Six networks were reviewed in the fields of health; poultry; agriculture; governance, ...
    • Budget, State and People. Budget Process, Civil Society and Transparency in Angola 

      Isaksen, Jan; Amundsen, Inge; Wiig, Arne; with Abreu, Cesaltina (Research report, Research report, 2007)
      This study discerns several deficiencies in the budget process in Angola. The government’s budget proposal is not publicly debated, no pre-budget paper is prepared, comparisons between budgeted expenditure and actual ...
    • Buena gobernabilidad en iniciativas de medicamentos: Explorando las lecciones aprendidas 

      Hussmann, Karen; Kohler, Gillian Clare (U4 Issue 2014:5, Research report, 2014-06-25)
      La corrupción en el sistema farmacéutico provoca la pérdida de recursos, limita el acceso a los servicios de salud, y reduce los logros del sector salud. En este U4 Issue, estudiamos una selección de iniciativas globales ...
    • Building a better world by establishing a Truth Commission: Incomplete healing in El Salvador 

      Ekern, Stener (CMI Working Paper WP 2018:7, Working paper, 2018-06-01)
      On 17 October 1992, as a consultant to the Commission on the Truth for El Salvador, I visited the village of Corinto to collect stories of ‘grave cases of violence’. Situated in the remote and poor province of Morazán, ...
    • Building Blocks for Peace An Evaluation of the Training for Peace in Africa Programme 

      Tjønneland, Elling N.; Wimpelmann, Torunn; Paterson, Anna; Albertyn, Chris; Fleming, David; Hills, Alice (Evaluation Department 6/14, Research report, 2014-11-07)
      The Training for Peace in Africa programme (TfP) was initiated in 1995 and has been fully funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is implemented to five partners organisations in Africa and Norway. The ...
    • Building capacity for development and food security in Malawi. Mid-term review fo the Bunda College Capacity Building Programme (BCDP) 

      Nyirenda, Ramji; Tostensen, Arne (Research report, Research report, 2009)
      This report presents the findings of a mid-term review Phase III of the Bunda College Capacity Building Programme (BCDP) in Malawi. The efforts during the previous phases are bearing fruit. Bunda College of Agriculture has ...
    • Building Fiscal Capacity:The Role of ICT 

      Ali, Merima; Shifa, Abdulaziz B.; Shimeles, Abebe; Woldeyes, Firew (Research report, 2017-01-01)
      Weak fiscal capacity for domestic resource mobilization is the hallmark of poor countries. Recently, many developing countries resorted to the application of information technology to consolidate tax mobilization; however, ...
    • Building fiscal capacity in developing countries: Evidence on the role of information technology 

      Ali, Merima; Shifa, Abdulaziz B.; Shimeles, Abebe; Woldeyes, Firew (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:12, Working paper, 2015-11-01)
      Limited fiscal capacity poses a significant challenge in developing countries. To mitigate this challenge, the adoption of electronic tax systems has been at the forefront of tax reforms; however, there is little systematic ...