ELLA Oureach Friday September 23rd, 2016 - At the core of the ELLA Programme is our research outreach, aimed at south-south learning between policymakers and practitioners, based on policy relevant research which responds to their needs.
Advocating for contract farming in Nigeria Tuesday September 13th, 2016 - 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.
Community scorecards for Cape Town’s townships Thursday September 8th, 2016 - 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
Land use policy in Myanmar Thursday September 8th, 2016 - How an NGO Director applied lessons in Myanmar drawing on Peru’s approach to land use zoning in the management of extractive industries
From Peruvian potatoes to Ugandan coffee Thursday August 11th, 2016 - ¿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.