Alternatives for citizen oversight in the Delta State, Nigeria Monday November 14th, 2016 - This is the Story of how a Nigerian NGO built on Mexican NGO approaches to engaging the state, to access goverment service and budget information in the Delta State, Nigeria.
Accessing Cameroon’s Forestry Information Tuesday October 25th, 2016 - By providing greater access to public information and promoting transparency, Latin American governments can inform citizens about policies, improve social oversight of programmes, reduce corruption, advance human rights, and enhance accountability. But, are there similar mechanisms to make information accessible to citizens in Cameroon?
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.