BRIEF
Alliances Towards a Common Goal: The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Rural Development In Latin America
Over the last two decades, there has been growing interest in Latin America for using public-private partnerships (PPPs) to catalyse rural development. This has come about largely in response to...
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GUIDE
Recognising the Diversity of Smallholder Farmers in Latin America: A New Era in Rural Development
Smallholder farming is the predominant sector in the rural economy of Latin America where it is characterised by large heterogeneity and represents an important source of rural employment and food...
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BRIEF
Harnessing the Potential of the Nonfarm Economy for Smallholders in Latin America
While the rural nonfarm economy has been long neglected by policymakers across the developing world, over the last decade this sector has been attracting growing interest and high expectations in...
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BRIEF
Land Grabbing in Latin America: Opportunity or Threat?
This ELLA Brief presents cases of land grabbing in Latin America and explores the controversy around this phenomenon. It reviews the causes and characteristics of land grabbing around the world...
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LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT
ELLA Learning Alliance on Small-scale Farming – Summary: Promoting Small-scale Sustainable Farming and Rural Development
This Learning Alliance (LEA4) promoted analysis and discussion of how recent agricultural policies in Latin America aimed at integrating small-scale farms into large-scale agro-businesses have performed. It consisted of an...
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LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT
ELLA Learning Alliance on Small-scale Farming – Module 1: Market Reforms: Success and Limitations
During the four weeks of Module 1, the Moderator, Manuel Glave, focused on Latin American market reforms and their impacts on small farmers. He also highlighted some practical experiences related...
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LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT
ELLA Learning Alliance on Small-scale Farming – Module 2: Addressing the Limitations: Territorial Rural Development
In this Module, the Moderator introduces the territorial approach to rural development in Latin America, and focuses the exchange on the conditions for sound institutional governance and sustainable environmental management....
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LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT
ELLA Learning Alliance on Small-scale Farming – Module 3: Public Policies to Sustain Small-scale Farming
During the three weeks of Module 3, the Moderator, Manuel Glave, focused the dialogue on three policy issues. First, the compliance challenge around agricultural health standards. Second, the conditions for...
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LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT
ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Change Adaptation in Semi-arid and Arid Regions – Module 1: Key Issues and Responses in Developing Countries
The ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) was a four-month online learning exchange with participants from Latin America, Africa and South Asia,...
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LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT
ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Change Adaptation in Semi-arid and Arid Regions – Module 2: Strengthening Adaptive Capacity
The first module of this Learning Alliance presented examples of how countries with arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs) address the challenges of climate change (CC) through adaptation, covering issues related...
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