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 - Apples and oranges may have more in common than we realize at first. With a clear research topic in mind, when one looks past the comparability of the two regional or country contexts, there are new and exciting similarities to be found. Article by Shandana Khan Mohmand, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.
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? Mark Lewis discusses these and more questions in this article.
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? Mark Lewis, ELLA Programme director, share the efforts made by the ELLA partners to answer this question during the Comparative Evidence workshops in Bogota, Colombia and Accra, Ghana.
How to measure impact of south-south research and knowledge exchange initiatives? Monday November 30th, 2015 - This article discusses the difficulty of demonstrating the impact of south-south knowledge exchange initiatives, and what the ELLA team has done to overcome this. Authors: Alicia Quezada, Practical Action Consulting Latin America Manager, and Andrea Baertl, ELLA Programme Research Uptake Adviser.