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- DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017Land in Meghalaya, India, was traditionally agricultural land, owned by the community. With increasing privatization and rising commercial value of land for non-agricultural use, many owners have sold the land for mining operations. So-called rat-hole coal mining has resulted in environmental degradation as well as in the loss of lives of miners, most of whom are from outside the state.DocumentThe Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg, 2017Malawi’s context raises a number of challenges that the government, traditional leaders, civil society, and the development community are working to address.DocumentU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2017This paper analyses patterns of corruption and corruption risks related to community mineral beneficiation schemes (CMBSs) that distribute benefits funded by mineral revenues to communities. It analyses insights from existing scholarship on CMBSs, evidence from seven cases of corruption, and lessons from guidance documents on reducing corruption in the mining value chain.OrganisationHealthcare in fragile and conflict-affected states (FCAS) remains a real challenge, with poor performance on many health-related goals.DocumentLSE Research Online, 2015This briefing note is the outcome of a DFID-SARH commissioned research project (March 2014 – October 2015) on the “Urbanisation-Construction-Migration NeDocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017This paper deals with needs and availability of data, statistics and information in Tanzania. It relates to a five-year (2014–19) research programme on prospects and challenges for the petroleum sector.The main objectives are a. to present a brief analysis based on data which is accessible at present, andDocumentU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2017Many information technology initiatives have emerged in recent years with the aim of improving natural resource management.Document
Tribal representation & local land governance in India: A case study from the Khasi Hills of MeghalayaChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017In India, the Schedule Tribes have remained on the fringes of growth, but less so in the majority tribal areas of the North East. This has increased the interest in the Sixth Schedule, the special constitutional provision relating to these areas, recognising the tribal communities’ rights of ownership and control over their land and natural resources.DocumentThe Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg, 2017Traditional leadership often coexists with modernpolitical institutions, yet we know little about how traditional and state authority cues — or those from male or female sources — affect public support for human rights issues.OrganisationThe Program on Governance and Local Development aims to explain variation in governance and local development in an effort to promote human welfare globally.