• 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 ...
    • Civil Society in Angola: Inroads, Space and Accountability 

      Amundsen, Inge; Abreu, Cesaltina (Research report, Research report, 2006)
      Civil society is inherently weak in Angola, and the political and societal space for civil society is limited. Angolan authorities have not fully accepted civil society’s voice, watchdog and control functions, and the legal ...
    • Civil Society in Tanzania 

      Lange, Siri; Wallevik, Hege; Kiondo, Andrew (Research report, Research report, 2000)
      There has been a tremendous growth in non-governmental organisations in Tanzania over the last decades, and with the many reforms presently taking place, the civil society is expected to play a central role in both service ...
    • Development Theory: Recent Trends. Proceedings of the NFU Annual Conference 1992 

      Ofstad, Arve; Wiig, Arne (Research report, Research report, 1993)
    • 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 ...
    • Mid-Term Review of the Angola Programme of Norwegian People's Aid 

      Isaksen, Jan; Samset, Ingrid; Pacheco, Fernando (Research report, Research report, 2006)
      The purpose of this review is to assist Norwegian People’s Aid in adapting its Angola programme to reach the objectives it has set for the period from 2004 to 2007. NPA presently works in five provinces and employs more ...
    • Non-state actors and democratic consolidation 

      Svåsand, Lars; Tostensen, Arne (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2009)
      This working paper provides a review of the literature addressing the role of civil society or non-state actors in democratic consolidation, with particular reference to Malawi. Civil society comprises private businesses; ...