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    • Value-Added Taxation in Tanzania? 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 1995)
      Is Tanzania ready for a value-added tax (V AT)? The purpose of this paper is to answer this and other related questions that are often asked about value-added taxation in developing countries, to consider how a V AT might ...
    • VAT receipt lotteries: Can they increase tax revenues in Sub-Saharan Africa? 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Hellar, George; Mdee, Ephraim; Sjursen, Ingrid Hoem; Somville, Vincent (CMI Insight 2021:8, Report, 2021-09-01)
      Value Added Tax accounts for about a fourth of all tax revenues in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), but studies show that there is potential to collect substantially more revenues from the VAT in most countries in the region. ...
    • Veiled nannies and secular futures in France 

      Jacobsen, Christine M. (Ethnos, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-01)
      This article focuses on recent French efforts to expand legal regulation of religious symbols to childcare. Controversies over ‘veiled nannies’ serve as points of departure for investigating laïcité – French secularism – ...
    • Verdensbankens strukturtilpasningsprogrammer: Virkninger og politiske linjeskift 

      Villanger, Espen (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2003)
      Dette notatet bidrar til den offentlige debatten om Verdensbankens rolle langs to dimensjoner. Først defineres de mest sentrale elementene i strukturtilpasningspolitikken og det blir stilt opp en oversikt over de ulike ...
    • Verdensbankens verdensbilde 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Research report, Research report, 1992)
      Denne studien gir en kort presentasjon av hovedpunktene i Verdensbankens "World Development Reports" for 1990, 1991 og 1992, og drøfter kritisk de mest sentrale problemstillingene i rapportene. Rapportene framstår som ...
    • Vers plus d'éthique dans les douanes en Afrique subsaharienne; The pursuit of integrity in customs: experiences from sub-Saharan Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Afrique Contemporaine vol. 230 no. 2009-2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009-08-01)
      This paper examines recent experiences from sub-Saharan Africa in combating corruption in customs. It argues that integrity reforms have been too focused on reforming formal institutions, and too little attention has been ...
    • Vi trenger et Midtøsten-tribunal 

      Knudsen, Are (Others, 2009-01-01)
    • Violence against women in the context of urban poverty in Angola 

      Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter; Nangacovie, Margareth (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16, Report, 2016-10-01)
      Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing out in the context of urban poverty. Faced with day-to-day challenges for ...
    • Violência contra a mulher no contexto da pobreza urbana em Angola 

      Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter; Nangacovie, Margareth (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16, Report, 2016-10-01)
      A violência contra as mulheres é uma prática generalizada em Angola, pouco se sabendo ainda sobre a perceção que as mulheres têm deste fenómeno e como elas se relacionam com este problema. Este resumo, que resulta do projeto ...
    • War 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Book, 2013-01-01)
      Special Issue of the journal "Antropologia"
    • War in resource-rich northern Mozambique – Six scenarios 

      dos Santos, Francisco Almeida (CMI Insight 2020:02, Report, 2020-05-01)
      Since the October 2017 attacks by alleged Islamist insurgents, commonly referred to as Ahlu Sunnah Wa-Jama and locally know as Al Shabab, on Mocimboa da Praia, it has not been entirely clear who the attackers were, what ...
    • Water and Sanitation as Human Rights: Have they strengthened Marginalized Peoples’ Claim for Access? 

      Wilson, Bruce M.; Brinks, Daniel; Singh, Arkaja (Book, 2022-09-01)
      This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Water and Sanitation as Human Rights: Have They Strengthened Marginalized Peoples’ Claim for Access? that was published in Water (ISSN 2073-4441).
    • Water supply in the Central Namib Region: A socio-economic study 

      Moorsom, Richard (Research report, Research report, 1997)
      This study provides an empirical report and analysis of the results of a June/July 1995 household sample survey of the four towns (Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, Arandis and Henties Bay) located in the central west coast region ...
    • Ways to Regain Afghan Trust 

      Strand, Arne (Journal article, 2007-01-01)
      If humanitarian agencies are to regain the trust of the Afghans it remains of crucial importance that they continue to demonstrate their distance from the military forces. The military forces need to understand and respect ...
    • We shall speak where others are silent? Fragments of an oral history of Norwegian assistance to Afghan women 

      Suhrke, Astri (CMI Report R 2015:11, Research report, 2015-12-01)
      Norway has a strong political commitment to promote the rights of women and their participation in public life through its development cooperation programs. A government White Paper on the subject in 2008 proclaimed that ...
    • Weak law forbidding female genital mutilation in Red Sea State, Sudan 

      al-Nagar, Samia; Tønnessen, Liv; Bamkar, Sharifa (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2017:1, Working paper, 2017-05-01)
      This paper critically investigates the criminalization of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Red Sea, a state with one of the highest prevalence rates of FGM/C in Sudan (where 89% of females have undergone the ...
    • Weak links: How corruption affects the quality and integrity of medical products and impacts on the Covid-19 response 

      Steingrüber, Sarah; Gadanya, Muktar (U4 Issue 2021:15, Research report, 2021-12-01)
      Corruption is involved in poor medical product quality in five important areas: manufacturing and distribution, regulation, procurement, high-level governance, and the health workforce. Existing corruption pressures impact ...
    • Western and Chinese Development Engagements in Uganda's Roads Sector: An Implicit Division of Labour 

      Zhou, Hang (African Affairs vol. 00 no. 00, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022-01-01)
      How has the process of institution and governance building in Africa, a domain traditionally subject to western development interventions, been changed by Chinese-led development? Taking Uganda’s roads sector, and ...
    • What causes Latin America’s high incidence of adolescent pregnancy? 

      Gianella, Camila; Machado, Marta Rodriguez de Assis; Defago, Angelica Peñas (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 9, Report, 2017-11-01)
      Latin America is the only region in the world where adolescent pregnancies are not decreasing. According to a recent article in the Lancet, if the current trend continues, Latin American countries will not fulfill the ...
    • What constitutes a convention? Implications for the coexistence of conventions 

      Kolstad, Ivar (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2004)
      A model of repeated play of a coordination game, where stage games have a location in social space, and players receive noisy signals of the true location of their games, is reviewed. Sugden (1995) suggests that in such a ...