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    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 Tax Capacity in Developing Countries 

      Moore, Mick; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Isaksen, Jan; Lundstøl, Olav; McCluskey, Rhiannon; Prichard, Wilson (Others, 2015-10-01)
      The agenda for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development suggests there will be less focus on aid, and more on how developing countries can generate their own financial resources for development. ...
    • Building tax systems in fragile states. Challenges, achievements and policy recommendations 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Bøås, Morten; Bjørkheim, Julie Brun; Kvamme, Frida Margrethe (CMI Report R 2018:03, Research report, 2018-03-01)
      The purpose of this study is to systematise and analyse existing knowledge on taxation in fragile states. Efforts to support domestic revenue mobilisation in conflict situations require a different approach and other means ...
    • Building taxpayer culture in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia: Achievements, challenges and policy recommendations 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Heggstad, Kari K. (CMI Report R 2012:1, Research report, 2012-07-05)
      The study examines measures that aim to encourage taxpayer compliance through taxpayer education and constructive engagement between the government and citizens over taxation issues in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia. ...
    • Bukken og havresekken 

      Amundsen, Inge (Others, 2007-12-07)
      Norsk Senter for Demokratistøtte (NDS) - som består av alle partiene på Stortinget - får 7 millioner kroner årlig for å bistå i «utviklingen av velfungerende og pluralistiske politiske demokratiske systemer i utviklingsland». ...
    • Bureaucratic Complexity and Impacts of Corruption in Utilities 

      Tøndel, Line; Søreide, Tina (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2008)
      This paper explores how the relationship between bureaucratic complexity and corruption affects the performance in utilities. We observe considerable variation in the performance of the utilities across countries, also ...
    • Business Climate Surveys: Experiences from Ghana, Mozambique, and South Africa 

      Kaufmann, Friedrich; Madelung, Philip; Spatz, Julius; Wegmann, Mattia (U4 Brief 2008:4, Report, 2008-02-01)
      Improving the Business and Investment Climate (BIC) has become an important topic in the international discourse on private sector development. Partner governments and donor organisations alike have started to focus more ...
    • Business Corruption, Uncertainty and Risk Aversion 

      Søreide, Tina (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2006)
      The presence of business-corruption in a market provokes firms to make choices between legal business approaches and illegal bribery. The outcome of a chosen strategy will usually be uncertain at the time the decision is ...
    • Business development for poverty reduction 

      Villanger, Espen; Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal (Research report, 2015-09-01)
      The report is based on a literature review and discuss three topics: 1. Can economic growth eradicate poverty? 2. How can donors contribute to private sector growth and structural transformation in poor countries? 3. How ...
    • Business people’s views of paying taxes in Ethiopia 

      Yesegat, Wollela; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (ICTD Working Paper 43, Research report, 2016-01-01)
      This study examines factors that determine business people’s attitudes towards paying taxes in Ethiopia. Based on data obtained from a survey of business taxpayers in Addis Ababa, the study finds a statistically significant ...
    • By the gun or by the bribe: Firm size, environmental governance and corruption among mining companies in Guatemala 

      Dougherty, Michael L. (U4 Issue 2015:17, Research report, 2015-09-01)
      (You can also read the most important points in this publication in our blog: Steps to limit the endemic corruption around junior mining companies ) This U4 Issue discusses the corruption risks faced by mining companies ...
    • Can Ghana's Institutions Withstand the Resource Curse? 

      Amundsen, Inge (Conference object, 2013-11-19)
      In his presentation ' Can Ghana avoid the resource curse?' , Dr Inge Amundsen provides an overview of the economic and political explanations and consequences of the resource curse, presents the analytically important ...
    • Can litigation clean rivers? Assessing the policy impact of "the Mendoza case" in Argentina 

      Staveland-Sæter, Kristi (CMI Brief vol. 11 no. 3, Report, 2012-05-25)
      The people of the Matanza-Riachuelo river basin in Argentina live in one of the most polluted places on earth. They suffer from severe health problems, and claim it is because of the polluted air, water and soil. After a ...
    • Can national identity be built on local democracy? 

      Pausewang, Siegfried (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 1997)
      In Ethiopia, with 85 % of the population in agriculture, most of them illiterate, democratisation has to work against adverse experience: Peasants can refer back to democratic traditions on local level. But their experience ...
    • Can Smallholders benefit from the new market opportunities from the extractive industry in Tanzania? 

      Bezu, Sosina; Villanger, Espen; Kinyondo, Abel Alfred (CMI Report R 2018:8, Research report, 2018-05-01)
      The recent discovery of huge oil and gas reserves in Tanzania has created a new opportunity for economic growth and development of the country. Tanzania is expected to be one of the leading producers and exporters of natural ...
    • Can the Sudan Achieve the MDGs Given its Past and Present Expenditures Allocation Patterns? 

      Ahmed, Medani Mohmed (Sudan Report SR 2008: 2, Research report, 2008-07-01)
      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 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Many scholars, decision makers and ...
    • Can UNCAC address grand corruption? 

      Hechler, Hannes; Zinkernagel, Gretta Fenner; Koechlin, Lucy; Morris, Dominic (U4 Report 2011:2, Research report, 2011-11-01)
      The political economies of many developing countries are characterised by varying degrees of patronage and state capture, a reality that has far-reaching implications for measures addressing corruption. Political strategies ...
    • Can We Demonstrate the Difference that Norwegian Aid Makes? 

      Villanger, Espen (Research report, 2014-01-01)
      What facilitates or impedes the documentation of results of Norwegian aid? This report examines guidelines and practices in the Norwegian aid administration and looks into the reasons why it has proven difficult to measure ...