ELLA | A South-South knowledge sharing and learning platform on selected economic, environmental and governance issues…

South-South Research, Exchange and Learning

  • Last year, more than 50 policymakers  and experts from Africa had the chance to travel to Latin America to exchange knowledge in 5 different subjects. Find out more about the lessons learnt on each of them!
  • Policy briefs allow us to engage with policy makers in a concise, clear way. Because of this, we have prepared dozens of such briefs related to governance, economic growth and environmental management during the past six years.
  • This is the story of how a Nepalese expert took ideas on efficient water use technologies from Pintadas in North East Brazil to Manang District in Western Nepal.
  • Citizen participation principles seem easy to grasp in theory but, how can translate into practice? This is the story about how South Africa’s Human Sciences Research Council adapted Latin American models of citizen participation to pilot programmes to improve local services in Cape Town’s informal settlements.
  • The ELLA Network facilitates south-south comparative research and knowledge exchange, to inspirate development policies and practices that are grounded in evidence aboud what works in varied country contexts.

The ELLA Network facilitates south-south comparative research and knowledge exchange, to inspire development policies and practices that are grounded in evidence about what works in varied country contexts.

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BLOG ENTRIES



DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: STUDY TOUR TO MEXICO

How can we find solutions to domestic violence? Can we learn from initiatives from other regions?

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LATEST POSTS

30
May
2017
LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT

Boosting the benefits from the oil and gas sector through local content

An analysis and discussion of the dimensions and implications of local content policy and its adoption as a development strategy in oil and gas rich countries

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30
May
2017
LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT

Enhancing sustainability of pastoral productive systems

A review of best practices in land tenure policy for pastoralist societies in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa.

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30
May
2017
LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT

Strengthening oversight and transparency for better governance in Africa and Latin America

How do states hold themselves accountable? How effective are they in this task? This Learning Alliance explored how formal institutions, the capacities of these formal institutions, and informal institutions shape horizontal accountability. The Learning Alliance compared and contrasted experiences in Latin America and Africa, identifying ways to address shortfalls in accountability.

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30
May
2017
LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT

Improving Protection Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence

The Online Learning Alliance (LEA) on Domestic Violence focused on understanding violence against women as an issue of public concern, identifying and assessing protection services for survivors of domestic violence in Latin America and Africa and developing strategies to improve policies and practices.

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30
May
2017
LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT

An exploration of Community Based Crime Prevention (CBCP) initiatives

The Online Learning Alliance (LEA) on Community Based Crime Prevention focused onthe potential for community based approaches to crime prevention, how they are being implemented, under what conditions they are likely to be more effective and what this means for supporting CBCP approaches.

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30
May
2017
LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT

Rethinking Informality: Addressing Different Types of Informality to Achieve Inclusive Growth

An exploration of the different types of economic informality, and a discussion on the impact of informality on inclusive growth, reviewing successful practices and policy examples from Latin America and Africa, leading to possible policy conclusions.

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8
May
2017
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE

Annotated Bibliography: Community participation in community-based crime prevention experiences in Latin America and Africa

This Annotated Bibliography reviews the literature on "Community participation in community-based crime prevention experiences in Latin America and Africa"

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8
May
2017
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE

Annotated Bibliography: Informality and Inclusive Growth

This Annotated Bibliography reviews the literature on "Informality and Inclusive Growth"

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8
May
2017
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE

Annotated Bibliography: Beyond Domestic Violence Laws: What Else Makes Responses to Domestic Violence Effective?

This Annotated Bibliography reviews the literature on "Beyond Domestic Violence Laws: What Else Makes Responses to Domestic Violence Effective".

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8
May
2017
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE

Annotated Bibliography: Collective Land Access Rights for Enhancing Smallholder Livelihoods

This Annotated Bibliography reviews the literature on Collective Land Access Rights for Enhancing Smallholder Livelihoods

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