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    • Country Evaluation Brief: Mozambique 

      Tvedten, Inge; Orre, Aslak (Country Evaluation Briefs 8, Research report, 2016-11-01)
      FORTY YEARS of Official Development Assistance has contributed to high macroeconomic growth, the development of key national institutions and partial successes in the social sectors, but has failed to contribute to poverty ...
    • 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, 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 ...
    • COVID-19 in India: Who are we leaving behind? 

      Raju, Emmanuel; Dutta, Anwesha; Ayeb-Karlsson, Sonja (Progress In Disaster Science, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-01-01)
      The COVID-19 pandemic has uncovered and intensified existing societal inequalities . People on the move and residents of urban slums and informal settlements are among some of the most affected groups in the Global South. ...
    • COVID‐19, ‘dugnad’ and social control in Bergen and beyond 

      Telle, Kari; De Lauri, Antonio (Journal article, 2020-12-01)
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...