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South-South Research, Exchange and Learning

  • The ELLA Programme second Phase (2014-2017) has been an ambitious project. On this report we explore its aims, targets and achievements.
  • Our comparative Evidence Papers (CEPs) contain comparisons between the experiences between different regions on a particular topic, to support inter-regional lesson-learning.
  • This article is part of the ELLA Community blog series. It was written by Oyewole Adekunle Oladapo, doctoral student and tutorial assistant in the Department of Communication and Language Arts, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
  • 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.

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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DIVERSIFICATION TO REDUCE OIL DEPENDENCE: LESSONS FROM ECUADOR

What steps has Ecuador taken in terms of long term planning and institutional design to diversify its productive matrix and reduce its dependency to oil and gas?

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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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8
May
2017
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE

Annotated Bibliography: Determinants of Gaps in Horizontal Accountability of Executive to Legislative Bodies in Latin America and Africa

This Annotated Bibliography reviews the literature on Determinants of Gaps in Horizontal Accountability of Executive to Legislative Bodies in Latin America and Africa

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8
May
2017
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE

Annotated Bibliography: Local Content Frameworks in Latin American and African oil and gas sector

This Annotated Bibliography reviews the literature on Local Content Frameworks in Latin American and African oil and gas sector.

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5
May
2017
BRIEFS

Combining State and Community-led Approaches: The Future for Crime Prevention in Nigeria

This Policy Brief uses studies by the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and FundaUngo, El Salvador to explain how contextual variables such as trust, willingness to act together and social ties define, influence and condition CBCP outcomes in the two countries in their efforts to tackle crime.

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5
May
2017
BRIEFS

Collective land rights: an essential asset for Pastoral communities in order to sustain their livelihoods and the environment in the Andean Altiplano

This brief proposes that, considering communal or condominium land tenure regimes enable sustainable pastoral production systems, public policy should be re-oriented to support pastoralist families’ collective land right access.

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5
May
2017
BRIEFS

Land tenure and pastoral productive systems: sustaining livelihoods through maintenance of collective land access

Given that pastoral communities reside in areas characterised by arid and semi-arid conditions, and where alternative uses of land such as crop farming may not be possible, this brief argues for the maintenance of collective land tenure as it enhances the sustainability of pastoral productive systems.

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4
May
2017
BRIEFS

Strengthening social ties: A key aspect for an effective community-based crime prevention

This policy brief focus on why some communities are better able to confront high rates of crime compared to others. And, given that Community Based Crime Prevention (CBCP) operates in contexts that are far from uniform, the brief also seeks to understand what can be learnt about what drives better results in communities suffering high levels of insecurity.

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