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    • Country Evaluation Brief: Palestine 

      Knudsen, Are John; Tartir, Alaa (Country Evaluation Brief 5/2017, Research report, 2017-01-01)
      The Occupied Palestinian Territories is one of the world’s most aid-dependent countries. Despite overall levels of aid falling since 2009, the Territories remain one of the world’s largest per capita recipients of foreign ...
    • Country Evaluation Brief: Somalia 

      Manuel, Marcus; Faure, Raphaelle; Mansour-Ille, Dina (Norad Country Evaluation Briefs 3/2017, Research report, 2017-06-01)
      Somalia is one of the world’s poorest countries having suffered from decades of acute political fragility, instability, violent conflict and lack of development. It is also ranked as the most corrupt country by Transparency ...
    • Country Evaluation Brief: South Sudan 

      Sørbø, Gunnar M.; Schomerus, Mareike; Aalen, Lovise (Country Evaluation Briefs 6, Research report, 2016-11-01)
      While the international community is primarily concerned with trying to restore stability and providing protection and relief to an increasing number of people in South Sudan, evaluations of past development interventions ...
    • Courts under Construction in Angola: What can they do for the Poor? 

      Skaar, Elin; Van-Dúnem, José Octávio Serra (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2006)
      This paper is about the role that may be envisioned for the courts in Angola with respect to the poor. Looking at the period from 1992 – 2004, it analyses the factors that are necessary for getting social rights litigation ...
    • Courts, Corruption and Judicial Independence 

      Gloppen, Siri (Corruption, Grabbing and Development: Real World Challenges, Chapter, 2014-03-01)
      A well-functioning justice system is crucial to address corruption effectively, which in turn is important for development. But judicial institutions are themselves corruptible. Surveys show that experiences with and ...
    • Covering ebola: A comparative analysis of CCTV Africa’s Talk Africa and Al Jazeera English’s Inside Story 

      Li, Shubo (Journal of African Cultural Studies vol. 29 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-06-01)
      This article presents a comparative analysis of how Chinese Central Television (CCTV ) Africa and Al Jazeera English’s current affairs talk shows, both in English, have covered the 2014-2015 West Africa Ebola outbreak ...
    • COVID-19 and the urgent need to protect Sudanese women against violence 

      al-Nagar, Samia; Tønnessen, Liv (Report, 2020-07-01)
      Three decades of Islamist rule institutionalized a culture of violence against women in Sudan. The COVID-19 pandemic and state instructed lockdown has led to an acute situation for many Sudanese women suffering domestic ...
    • Crescent and Sword: The Hamas Enigma 

      Knudsen, Are (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2004)
      This paper analyses the popular support to Hamas, the most important of the Palestinian Islamist movements today. The paper charts the movement’s historical ascendancy from a fringe Gaza-based group to a mainstream Islamist ...
    • Crime, Poverty and Police Corruption in Developing Countries 

      Andvig, Jens Chr.; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (CMI Working Paper, Working paper, 2008)
      Crime and the fear of being hit by crime and small-scale violence are key economic and social problems in most developing countries, not least felt strongly by the poor. Extensive corruption in the police, experienced or ...
    • Crime, poverty and police corruption: a review of issues 

      Andvig, Jens Chr.; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Conference object, 2008-07-08)
      Crime and the fear of being hit by crime and small-scale violence are key economic and social problems in most developing countries, not least felt strongly by the poor. Extensive corruption in the police, experienced or ...
    • Criminalizing Female Genital Mutilation in Sudan: A never ending story? 

      Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (CMI Insight 2016:1, Report, 2016-01-01)
      Women inside and outside of the Sudanese government were deeply concerned about the high prevalence rates of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) after decades of efforts to eradicate the practice. Criminalization of FGM emerged ...
    • Crisis at South Africa’s universities – what are the implications for future cooperation with Norway? 

      Tjønneland, Elling N. (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 3, Report, 2017-03-01)
      South Africa’s universities have witnessed unprecedented student revolts over the past two years. It began as protests against a rise in tuition fees and calls for removals of symbols of the apartheid past. It rapidly ...
    • Criteria for general budget support and general sector support. Report commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs 

      Nordås, Hildegunn Kyvik (Research report, Research report, 1998)
      This report assesses a set of criteria for providing development aid in the form of general budget support and sector support. The criteria are suggested by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and relate to good ...
    • Crop market participation among smallholder farmers in Tanzania 

      Bezu, Sosina; Villanger, Espen (CMI Working Paper WP 2010:1, Working paper, 2019-06-01)
      This paper assesses determinants of crop market participation among smallholder farmers in Tanzania, with a focus on transaction cost, asset endowment and cooperatives. The study is based on household survey data from ...
    • Cross-border trade in the war areas of the Sudans: Smuggling or a form of cooperation? 

      Elhassab, Ahmed; Elhassab, Omer Mohammad; Villanger, Espen (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2016:8, Working paper, 2016-12-01)
      After the war broke out again in the border areas between the Sudans, a trading pattern known earlier as the “peace markets” reemerged. In contrast to previous attempts to use trade to reduce tensions, such markets are now ...
    • Cuán preparados estamos para evaluar la real implementación de las convenciones anticorrupción? Lecciones desde las Américas 

      Peñailillo, Miguel (U4 Issue 2009:5, Research report, 2009-05-26)
      La Convención de las Naciones Unidas Contra la Corrupción (CNUCC) es el más reciente y significativo logro en una serie de tratados internacionales que buscan combatir la corrupción. Todas estas convenciones anticorrupción ...
    • Cultural cooperation with Nepal 

      Lange, Siri; Shrestha, Era; Korvald, Tordis (Research report, Research report, 2009)
      This report is a mid-term review of Norway’s support to the cultural sector in Nepal. Norwegian support has focused on the following areas: theatre production, music education, institutional capacity building, and documentation ...
    • Curbing Women Activists in Darfur in the wake of the International Criminal Court 

      Tønnessen, Liv (CMI Insight 2015:5, Report, 2015-01-01)
      In 2009, the international criminal court (ICC) warranted the arrest of Sudan’s sitting President indicting him for systematic and widespread sexual violence in Darfur. In the wake of the ICC, the Sudanese regime has curbed ...
    • Cursed before production? 

      Dupuy, Kendra; Katera, Lucas (CMI Brief no. 2019:01, Report, 2019-02-01)
      Big discoveries of high value natural resources can have negative economic, political, and social effects long before full production of a resource begins. While Tanzania has already experienced some tensions around the ...
    • Custodians of social peace or contenders in a popularity contest? The Egyptian Armed Forces and Egypt’s Coptic Christians 

      Christiansen, Lars Gunnar (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:4, Working paper, 2015-04-16)
      This report analyses current and past relations between the Egyptian Coptic Christian community and the Egyptian Armed Forces, discussing contemporary events on the backdrop of historical analysis. Based on a thorough ...