BRIEF
Sugarcane Agro-ecological Zoning: Greening the Expansion of Ethanol
Brazil’s huge expansion in sugarcane production has led to questions being raised about environmental impacts and sustainability. In response to the ethanol industry’s growth, in particular since the introduction of...
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GUIDE
Promoting Indigenous and Ethnic Minority Rights in Latin America
During the decade of the 1990s, a strong and vibrant movement of indigenous and ethnic minorities emerged in Latin America, embracing common demands for state recognition as part of a...
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: Smallholder Farmers and Rural Development
  MARKET ACCESS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE Contract Farming: Partnerships for Growth
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: Human Rights in Latin America
DEMOCRATIC REFORMS AND HUMAN RIGHTS Civil Society and Social Movements: Building Sustainable Democracies in Latin America
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REVIEW
ELLA Expert Review: Microfinance in Latin America
ELLA Expert Reviews: As part of ongoing efforts to ensure quality in our research and communications, the ELLA team asks recognised experts to conduct reviews of the knowledge materials in...
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: Latin American Microfinance
  ASSESSING RISK Managing Credit Risk in Rural Financial Institutions in Latin America
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BRIEF
Intercultural Health Policies in Latin America
Historically, indigenous peoples’ access to health services in Latin America has been limited due to a variety of social, economic and cultural factors. The misunderstanding of indigenous peoples’ world view...
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: Intercultural Health Policies in Latin America
Best Practices in Intercultural Health
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SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS
Spotlight on Organisations: Smallholder Farmers and Rural Development
  Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD) Link:
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BRIEF
Peruvian Microfinance’s Caja Municipal Model
One of the more successful and influential initiatives in Peru’s microfinance story is the system of Cajas Municipales, or ‘cash shops’.  Of the many independent Cajas that grew to be...
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