Policymakers and practitioners meet in South Africa to Exchange knowledge on informality in Africa and Latin America Monday October 24th, 2016 - As part of our Learning Alliance on Informality and Inclusive Growth, the Development Policy Research Unit (South Africa) and Fedesarrollo (Colombia) organised the first ELLA Summit on Informality and Inclusive Growth in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Unusual comparative research and learning between countries (Evidence Week – Lima, Peru) Tuesday October 18th, 2016 - Este lunes 17 de Octubre, en Lima, Perú, la Semana de la Evidencia inició con un panel realizado por el Programa ELLA (ejecutado por Soluciones Prácticas) y GRADE. En él, se buscó compartir la experiencia de ELLA en investigación comparativa en distintos temas económicos y sociales entre países latinoamericanos y africanos.
Leapfrogging for law improvement in Togo Tuesday October 11th, 2016 - This is the story of how a Togolese human rights group learnt from Mexico's Victims Law to incorporate ideas on preventing torture into Togo's new Criminal Law.
ELLA Outreach 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.