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

    At the core of the ELLA Programme is our research outreach – online communities, webinars, study tours, conferences – aimed at south-south learning between policymakers and practitioners, based on policy relevant research which responds to their needs.

     

  • Workshop

    Are there opportunities to be found in coordinated work between agricultural companies and local smallholders? This is the story of how a university researcher took lessons from contract farming in Peru to study and advocate for contract farming in South East Nigeria.

     

  • Workshop
    How can we translate citizen participation principles 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.    
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    Land use issues inevitably raise questions: ‘What are our economic and social priorities? Who are we giving priority to?’. This is the story of how an NGO Director applied lessons in Myanmar drawing on Peru’s approach to land use zoning in the management of extractive industries.

     

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    ¿What does the potato sector in Peru have in common with the coffee sector in Uganda? This is the story of an Ugandan public officer that has been a bridge of knowledge to empower small coffee farmers in his country and encourage them to engage large businesses and export markets.

LATEST POSTS

29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: How Does the Argentinean state hold itseld accountable?

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "The Deficits in Horizontal Accountability in Argentina: A Tale of two worlds"

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29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

[Spanish] INFOGRAFÍA: El enfoque integral de derechos humanos en la atención a las mujeres sobrevivientes de violencia

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "Beyond Domestic Violence Laws in Latin America: Challenges for Protection Services for Survivors".

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29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: How Ibadan southwest Nigerian communities respond to crime

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "Explaining the Effectiveness of Community-Based Crime Prevention Practices in Nigeria".

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29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: How does change in land tenure affect pastoral livelihoods

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "Collective Land Access Regimes in Pastoralist Societies: Lessons from East African Countries".

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29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: Pastoralism in the altiplano

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "The Evolution of Collective Land Tenure Regimes in Pastoralist Societies: Lessons From Andean Countries".

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23
Sep
2016
BRIEF

Domestic violence laws in the spotlight: enhancing protection services for survivors in Mexico

This brief analyses the implementation of Mexico’s law on domestic violence and sets out recommendations on how to improve implementation.

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23
Sep
2016
BRIEF

Mind the gap, understanding the policy and practice of horizontal accountability mechanisms in Argentina

This brief is based on new research examining the accountability of the Executive to the Legislature in Argentina, leading to a set of specific recommendations to improve ‘horizontal accountability’.

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23
Sep
2016
BRIEF

Providing Stronger Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence in Ghana

Based on an in-depth study of one of only two shelters for domestic violence survivors in Ghana, this brief identifies policy interventions to improve protection services in the country, and recommends a model for shelters that is more suited to survivors’ needs.

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23
Sep
2016
BRIEF

Social capital, collective efficacy, social-environmental factor and insecurity in communities

This brief is based on new research into community-based crime prevention in Latin America, focused on the case of El Salvador, identifying how actions to strengthen social ties, trust, and the willingness to act to confront crime are likely to be key to the effectiveness of such programmes.

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23
Sep
2016
BRIEF

Policy Options for Sustaining Productive Pastoral Systems

This brief explores how urbanisation, large public investments and agriculture have put pressure on pastoralist systems in East Africa, with a focus on the case of Kenya, proposing new policies to improve the sustainability of pastoralists’ production systems.

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