• Angola's Lobito Corridor: From reconstruction to development 

      Duarte, Ana; Santos, Regina; Tjønneland, Elling N. (Angola Brief vol. 4 no. 5, Report, 2014-04-01)
      This brief reviews the state of the transport corridor which runs from the port of Lobito and the city of Benguela through the hinterland of Angola before it connects with the mineral rich regions in the Democratic Republic ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Desenvolver as infra-estruturas em Angola: Qual o papel da SADC? 

      Tjønneland, Elling N. (CMI Working Paper WP 2011:3, Working paper, 2011-12-05)
      As infra-estruturas continuam a ser um dos focos principais da SADC, nos seus esforços de fazer progredir a cooperação regional na África Austral. O desenvolvimento de infra-estruturas em Angola é também uma prioridade ...
    • Developing Angola's infrastructure: What is SADC's role? 

      Tjønneland, Elling N. (CMI Working Paper WP 2011:3, Working paper, 2011-06-03)
      Infrastructure has remained a main focus for SADC in its efforts to advance regional cooperation in Southern Africa. Development of Angola’s infrastructure is also a key priority for the Angolan government in the reconstruction ...
    • Diversification and Development,or “White Elephants”? Transport in Angola’s Lobito Corridor 

      Duarte, Ana; Pacheco, Fernando; Santos, Regina; Tjønneland, Elling N. (CMI Report R 2015:07, Research report, 2015-04-01)
      The Angolan government has put much emphasis on rehabilitating and expanding the country’s transport infrastructure. Assisted by oil revenues, foreign construction companies, credits lines and loans Angola has embarked ...
    • 'Follow the money!' Policies and practices in donor support to civil society formations in Southern Africa 

      Albertyn, Chris; Tjønneland, Elling N. (Research report, 2011-08-01)
      In 2007, the Southern Africa Trust commissioned a study on the trends and impacts of changing aid policies and shifting financial flows to civil society organisations in southern Africa. This new report provides an update ...
    • Is Fredskorpset an effective instrument for strengthening civil society in developing countries? 

      Tjønneland, Elling N. (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 1, Report, 2016-01-01)
      Fredskorpset, or FK Norway, is one of the instruments for Norwegian development aid support to civil society in developing countries. It promotes mutual learning and sharing of experiences between organisations in different ...
    • Keeping music alive! A review of Mmino - The South African-Norwegian cooperation in music 

      Tjønneland, Elling N.; Gaylard, Joseph (CMI Report R 2012:4, Research report, 2012-11-20)
      This report provides an independent review of the Mmino programme between Norway and South Africa. Mmino was established in 2000 with the aim of strengthening South African and Norwegian musical cultures through establishing ...
    • Making partnership work: Vision and implementation of a development programme 

      Tjønneland, Elling N.; Tostensen, Arne (CMI Report R 2011:2, Research report, 2011-06-08)
      This report is based on a review commissioned by the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA). The NPA is one of Norway’s biggest NGOs with development programmes in over 30 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America ...
    • Navigating complexity. A review of training for peace in Africa 

      Tjønneland, Elling N.; Albertyn, Chris (Research report, 2010-06-10)
      Training for Peace in Africa (TfP) has, since its start in 1995, been provided with NOK 170 million to strengthen African capacities for participation in peace support operations. This includes NOK 70 million for the current ...
    • O Corredor do Lobito em Angola: Da reconstrução ao desenvolvimento 

      Duarte, Ana; Santos, Regina; Tjønneland, Elling N. (Angola Brief vol. 4 no. 7, Report, 2014-05-01)
      Este sumário descritivo examina o estado do corredor de transporte que inicia no porto do Lobito e na cidade de Benguela para o interior de Angola até às regiões ricas em minérios na República Democrática do Congo (RDC) e ...
    • Organisational Performance Review of the Norwegian People's Aid 

      Tjønneland, Elling N.; Hagen, Gisle (Norad rapport: Gjennomgang 6/2012, Research report, 2012-08-01)
      The Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) was established in 1939 as the trade unions’ voluntary health and solidarity organisation. NPA’s international work includes long-term development efforts and humanitarian work, including ...
    • Rising Powers and the African Security Landscape 

      Tjønneland, Elling N.; Alden, Chris; van Nieuwkerk, Anthoni; Abdenur, Adriana Erthal; Neto, Danilo Marcondes de Souza (CMI Report R 2014:4, Research report, 2014-11-01)
      The last decade has witnessed a major economic expansion of China, India, Brazil and South Africa in Africa. This has mainly been driven by commercial and corporate interests, but the political profile of these rising ...
    • Strengthening civil society in developing countries? Development aid and Norwegian organisations 

      Tjønneland, Elling N. (CMI Brief vol. 17 no. 1, Report, 2018-01-01)
      Norway channels a large portion of its development aid budget through Norwegian civil society organisations. This also includes disbursements from Norad’s civil society grant for strengthening civil society where more than ...
    • The Norwegian People's Aid, oil and development. A review of Oil for the Common Good (2007-2011). 

      Tjønneland, Elling N. (CMI Report R 2012:5, Research report, 2012-12-11)
      The NPA has since 2007 implemented an Oil for the Common Good programme (OCG) with funding from Norad’s Oil for Development programme. The main purpose is to contribute to strengthening democratic control and participation ...
    • The voice of China in Africa: media, communication technologies and image-building 

      Jiang, Fei; Li, Shubo; Rønning, Helge; Tjønneland, Elling N. (Chinese Journal of Communication vol. 9 no. March 2016, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-03-01)
      There is a fascination with the increasing economic and political importance of China in the global economy, in international politics, and in African affairs. China’s rapid economic expansion in Africa, together with ...