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    • Bands crossing borders: A review of the cooperation between South Africa's Field Band Foundation and Norges Musikkorps Forbund 

      Tjønneland, Elling N. (CMI Report R 2013:3, Research report, 2013-11-08)
      The Bands Crossing Borders project between South Africa’s Field Band Foundation and the Norwegian Band Federation was initiated in 1999 and funded by Fredskorpset. In Norway the project seeks to offer a new perspective on ...
    • Barns rettigheter i Norge - en måling 

      Langford, Malcolm; Kirkebø, Tori Loven (CMI Report R 2019:1, Research report, 2019-03-01)
      I denne rapporten stilles det spørsmål om hvordan vi kan måle implementering av barns rettigheter i Norge. Globale indekser erklærer ofte at Norge er verdens beste land å være barn i, og det er ikke kontroversielt å påstå ...
    • Basis for Decisions to use Results-Based Payments in Norwegian Development Aid 

      Helland, Johan; Mæstad, Ottar (Evaluation Department Report 5, Research report, 2015-06-01)
      The aim of this report is to describe how the decisions to use results-based payments in Norwegian development cooperation were made and the considerations that formed the basis for these decisions. The report describes ...
    • Between two societies: Review of the information, return and reintegration of Iraqi nationals to Iraq (IRRINI) programme 

      Strand, Arne; Bendixsen, Synnøve; Paasche, Erlend; Schultz, Jessica (CMI Report R 2011:4, Research report, 2011-09-01)
      The Information, Return, and Reintegration of Iraqi Nationals to Iraq (IRRINI) programme was established in 2008 by the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) to facilitate the voluntary return and reintegration of ...
    • Buena gobernabilidad en iniciativas de medicamentos: Explorando las lecciones aprendidas 

      Hussmann, Karen; Kohler, Gillian Clare (U4 Issue 2014:5, Research report, 2014-06-25)
      La corrupción en el sistema farmacéutico provoca la pérdida de recursos, limita el acceso a los servicios de salud, y reduce los logros del sector salud. En este U4 Issue, estudiamos una selección de iniciativas globales ...
    • Building Blocks for Peace An Evaluation of the Training for Peace in Africa Programme 

      Tjønneland, Elling N.; Wimpelmann, Torunn; Paterson, Anna; Albertyn, Chris; Fleming, David; Hills, Alice (Evaluation Department 6/14, Research report, 2014-11-07)
      The Training for Peace in Africa programme (TfP) was initiated in 1995 and has been fully funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is implemented to five partners organisations in Africa and Norway. The ...
    • 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 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. ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • Certified integrity? Forest certification and anti-corruption 

      Søreide, Tina; Williams, Aled (U4 Issue 2013:1, Research report, 2013-01-22)
      Forest certification schemes regulate forest exploitation and trade across many countries. In the absence of a multilateral agreement on limiting deforestation, they provide rules to balance the social, economic and ...
    • Challenges facing Sudan after referendum day 2011. Persistent and emerging conflict in the north-south borderline states 

      Saeed, Abdalbasit (Sudan Report SR 2010: 1, Research report, 2010-01-01)
      With the referendum on the self-determination of South Sudan scheduled for January 9, 2011, Sudan will enter the final phase covered by the Comprehensive Peace Agreement of 2005. If South Sudanese vote, as expected, in ...
    • Changes in Citizens' Perceptions of the Local Taxation System in Tanzania 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Ngalewa, Erasto; Katera, Lucas (REPOA Brief 12, Research report, 2008-08-22)
      This brief examines changes in citizens' perceptions of local taxation over time in Tanzania based on survey data from 2003 and 2006. It investigates why people do or do not pay taxes, their perceptions of misuse of tax ...
    • Chasing kleptocrats' loot: Narrowing the effectiveness gap 

      Sharman, Jason (U4 Issue 2012:4, Research report, 2012-08-15)
      International measures to counter the laundering of looted wealth have not had a significant impact, despite their apparent strength. Evidence, including an original case study of Papua New Guinea, suggests that only a ...