New ELLA Learning Alliances Now Open for Registration Friday April 1st, 2016 - Six new ELLA Learning Alliances have now been opened up for registration. These offer structured exchange and learning between peers – on topics with scope for inter-regional lesson-learning between Latin America and Africa. They are structured around rigorous ELLA inter-regional comparative research comparing and contrasting development experiences in the two regions. The learning phase of … Read more New ELLA Learning Alliances Now Open for Registration
Fruits from Comparing Apples and Oranges Sunday March 20th, 2016 - Shandana Khan Mohmand is a Fellow in the Governance Team at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex. She is a specialist trainer in multi-methods research and has led several ELLA research workshops. The ELLA programme deals with some exceptional researchers. Why do I say that? Well, about two years ago we asked them … Read more Fruits from Comparing Apples and Oranges
How to improve your Research User Ratings Sunday March 20th, 2016 - How do you get your target users hooked onto your research output? Which tools are most eye-catching? How can you sustain interest, and help people absorb and learn from your work? What will really make an impact with a policymaker? ‘Research communication’ has been around for a while, and some research centres shine at these … Read more How to improve your Research User Ratings
How do you compare Latin American and African development experiences? Monday February 15th, 2016 - How can Latin American and African development experiences be compared in a meaningful way, for the regions to be able to learn from each other effectively? Answering this question was the task that the ELLA partners set ourselves at the Comparative Evidence workshops in Bogota, Colombia and Accra, Ghana last December. During 2015 the paired … Read more How do you compare Latin American and African development experiences?
How to measure impact of south-south research and knowledge exchange initiatives? Monday November 30th, 2015 - South-south knowledge exchange and sharing is widely agreed to be a good idea. Its benefits are many but so also are its challenges. There is plenty of interesting literature on these challenges and although there are no definite answers on the best recipe for south-south sharing, we at ELLA can offer some pointers on how … Read more How to measure impact of south-south research and knowledge exchange initiatives?