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    • 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 – ...
    • 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 ...
    • Warfare with Songbooks 

      Jelusic, Iva (Journal article, 2023-12-01)
      This article focuses on songbooks that were published during World War II on the territory of Yugoslavia. These publications are discussed as an entry point into everyday experience of the communist-led antifascist resistance. ...
    • WARFUN Diaries - Volume 2 - 2023 

      De Lauri, Antonio; Jelusic, Iva; Mogstad, Heidi; Johais, Eva (Others, 2023-09-01)
      The WARFUN Diaries is an open access publication connected to the project “War and Fun: Reconceptualizing Warfare and Its Experience (WARFUN)”, funded by the European Research Council and led by Research ...
    • WARFUN DIARIES Vol. 1 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Others, 2022-12-01)
      The WARFUN Diaries is an open access publication connected to the project “War and Fun: Reconceptualizing Warfare and Its Experience (WARFUN)”, funded by the European Research Council and led by Research Professor ...
    • 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).
    • Ways to Regain Afghan Trust 

      Strand, Arne (Professional 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 does it mean t be poor? Investigating the qualitative-quantitative divide in Mozambique 

      Jones, Sam; Tvedten, Inge (WIDER Working Paper 2018/75, Research report, 2018-07-01)
      This study reflects on the relationship between economic (quantitative) and anthropological (qualitative) approaches to the analysis of poverty in developing countries. Drawing on detailed evidence from Mozambique, we argue ...
    • What does it mean to be poor? Investigating the qualitative-quantitative divide in Mozambique 

      Jones, Sam; Tvedten, Inge (World Development vol. 117, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-01-01)
      Motivated by the siloed nature of much poverty research, as well as the challenge of finding inclusive operational definitions of poverty, this study reflects on the merits of seeking to reconcile economic (quantitative) ...