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    • Good Governance Facades 

      Moene, Kalle; Søreide, Tina (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:2, Working paper, 2015-02-10)
      Fashions come and go in the development community. When a policy idea becomes popular, some governments implement a cosmetic variant of the policy. What looks like development, are institutional façades; pretty from the ...
    • Good governance for medicines initiatives: Exploring lessons learned 

      Kohler, Jillian Clare; Ovtcharenko, Natalia (U4 Issue 2013:3, Research report, 2013-05-13)
      Corruption in the pharmaceutical system results in wasted resources, limited access to health services and reduced health gains. In this U4 Issue paper, we examine select global initiatives in the area of good governance ...
    • Gouvernance forestière au Congo : le règne de la corruption ? 

      Trefon, Theodore (U4 Brief 2011:17, Report, 2011-12-07)
      La gestion innovante des forêts de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) constitue une priorité internationale. Elle est importante pour la promotion du bien-être socio-économique et la protection de la biodiversité ...
    • Governance, resource curse and donor 

      Wiig, Arne (Others, 2008-10-07)
      Plan Part 1. Governance What is good governance? Why is it important? How can we measure good governance? Part 2. The resource curse and the importance of governance in resource rich countries Focus on political ...
    • Governance and Fiscal Federalism in Sudan, 1989–2015: Exploring Political and Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations in an Unstable Polity 

      El-Battahani, Atta El-Hassan; Gadkarim, Hassan Ali (Sudan Report SR 2017:1, Research report, 2017-03-01)
      This report analyses the implementation and impact of decentralisation in Sudan: To what extent has the efforts to implement decentralisation policies actually devolved power and fiscal resources to sub-national levels, ...
    • Governance Assessments and the Paris Declaration. A CMI Issues Paper Prepared for the UNDP Bergen Seminar September 2007 

      Rakner, Lise; Wang, Vibeke (CMI Reports, Research report, 2007)
      Is it possible to carry out governance assessments and develop diagnostic tools for enhancing governance while adhering to the principles of the Paris Declaration? Or, are the two processes largely contradictory? What ...
    • Governance Assessments and the Paris Declaration. A CMI Issues Paper Prepared for the UNDP Bergen Seminar September 2007 

      Rakner, Lise; Wang, Vibeke (Research report, Research report, 2007)
      Is it possible to carry out governance assessments and develop diagnostic tools for enhancing governance while adhering to the principles of the Paris Declaration? Or, are the two processes largely contradictory? What ...
    • Governance considerations for the design of REDD+ in Tanzania: The dilemmas of a nested approach 

      Standing, André (U4 Issue 2015:14, Research report, 2015-01-01)
      There are several different options for the design of REDD+ at the national level, and each has its own strengths and weaknesses in terms of feasibility and desirability. Through the example of Tanzania, this U4 Issue ...
    • Governance for sustainability? Balancing social and environmental concerns in Harare 

      Kamete, Amin Y. (Research report, Research report, 2002)
      The paper examines urban governance in the framework of sustainable urban development. It agrees with most analyses that sustainable settlements embrace social, ecological and economic dimensions. The discussion stresses ...
    • Governance Interventions in Post-War Situations: Lessons Learned 

      Wang, Vibeke; Suhrke, Astri; Tjønneland, Elling N. (Research report, Research report, 2005)
      This report addresses governance issues in post-war situations as these are dealt with in three sets of literature: •the growing case-based knowledge arising from the experience in internationally-assisted transitions ...
    • Government's role in cluster development for MSEs: Lessons from Ethiopia 

      Ali, Merima (CMI Report R 2012:2, Research report, 2012-09-19)
      Cluster development programs have become increasingly widespread tools in fostering innovation and growth of a competitive private sector in developing countries, including Ethiopia. As part of the MSE Development Strategy ...
    • Grabbing an Election: Abuse of State Resources in the 2011 Elections in Uganda 

      Helle, Svein-Erik; Rakner, Lise (Corruption, Grabbing and Development: Real World Challenges, Chapter, 2014-03-01)
      Elections are an integral part of representative democracies. Well functioning elections contribute to democratic accountability and democratic institutions, which in turn contributes to economic and human development too ...
    • Grameen Bank 

      Hatlebakk, Magnus (Økonomisk Forum vol. 61 no. 4, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2007-06-13)
      Grameen Bank har hatt stor suksess med å nå dei fattigaste med små lån, og vart i fjor premiert med Nobels Fredspris. Denne artikkelen drøftar graden av suksess, med vekt på metodeproblem som følgjer av seleksjon av landsbyar ...
    • Grand Corruption in the Regulation of Oil 

      Al-Kasim, Farouk; Søreide, Tina; Williams, Aled (U4 Issue 2008:2, Research report, 2008-05-07)
      This U4 Issue explores the topic of grand corruption in the regulation of oil. It focuses on how and why corruption can distort or prevent efficient regulation of the oil sector. The authors suggest that, though voluntary ...
    • Grand designs: Corruption risks in major water infrastructure projects 

      Butterworth, John; de la Harpe, Jean (U4 Brief 2009:27, Report, 2009-11-01)
      Multi-million dollar water infrastructure projects carry some of the largest corruption risks in the sector linked to the procurement of civil works and associated design, supply and consultancy services. The potential for ...
    • Grandes desigualdades regionais nos serviços de saúde em Angola 

      Mæstad, Ottar; Frøystad, Mona; Villamil, Nohra (Angola Brief vol. 1 no. 4, Report, 2011-06-05)
      Um levantamento estatístico das unidades de saúde e agregados familiares em Luanda e Uíge confirmou que grandes desigualdades de acesso persistem entre províncias angolanas, em cuidados básicos de saúde. Também se observam ...
    • Grands chantiers : risques de corruption dans les grands projets d' infrastructure hydrauliques 

      Butterworth, John; de la Harpe, Jean (U4 Brief 2011:12, Report, 2011-12-07)
      Les projets de développement des infrastructures hydrauliques de plusieurs millions de dollars sont exposés au plus grand risque de corruption dans les domaines des marchés de travaux de génie civil et services de conception, ...
    • Gullfaks - the first Norwegian oil field developed and operated by Norwegian companies 

      Nordås, Hildegunn Kyvik (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2000)
      This case study analyses the market for oil-related producer services for the Gullfaks oil field in the Norwegian part of the North Sea. We find that the market is highly concentrated, the Norwegian market share is extensive, ...
    • Hamas and the Arab Spring: Introduction 

      Løvlie, Frode; Knudsen, Are John (Middle East Policy vol. 20 no. 3, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-08-01)
      The Arab Spring is a critical juncture for examining Hamas, a movement created in the context of a popular revolt (against Israeli occupation) similar to those that have reverberated throughout the Middle East. Since the ...
    • Hamas and the Quest for Palestinian Statehood 

      Knudsen, Are; Ezbidi, Basem (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2006)
      The Islamic Resistance Movement’s (Hamas) big win in the elections to the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) marks the end of Fatah’s political hegemony. Having trumped Fatah in the elections, Hamas faces several domestic ...