GUIDE
Urban Disaster Risk Management in Latin American Cities
Complex interactions between urban population dynamics, social processes and a wide variety of natural hazards are increasing the vulnerability of Latin American cities to disaster risk. So how are cities...
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BRIEF
Integral Redress: The Case of Oaxaca, Mexico
In this ground-breaking case, victims of human rights violations formed a united front to demand integral redress from a government responsible for past abuses and crimes, highlighting how an integral...
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SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS
Spotlight on Organisations: Brazil’s Ethanol Programme
This Spotlight highlights some of the most influential organisations that focus on biofuel production, consumption and environmental impacts. Most of the organisations are Brazilian, though the Spotlight also includes groups...
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SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS
Spotlight on Organisations: Indigenous and Ethnic Minority Rights
This Spotlight presents an overview of some of the most important organisations supporting indigenous peoples’ access to justice in Latin America. These organisations contribute to enhancing indigenous rights through research,...
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REVIEW
ELLA Expert Review: Improving Small Farmer Adaptive Capacity in Semi-arid Regions
Here Dr. Antonio Oviedo, PhD, Programme Officer of the Amazon Programme at WWF-Brazil, offers his perspective on the ELLA knowledge materials on Climate Change Adaptation in Semi-arid Regions.
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: Right to Consultation in Latin America
Drawing on case study material from across Latin America, the following publications present and analyse progress made on the right to consultation at the regional and national levels, on-going challenges...
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BRIEF
Turning Waste Into Resources: Latin America’s Waste-to-Energy Landfills
Waste management is typically viewed as a resource intensive activity. Yet some urban areas in Latin America have managed to turn this idea on its head by converting waste into...
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GUIDE
Citizen Participation in Latin America: Innovations to Strengthen Governance
From small communities in rural Mexico to urban metropolises in Brazil and Colombia, citizen participation initiatives have emerged to improve policies, laws and the public agenda to ultimately enhance accountability...
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SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS
Spotlight on Organisations: Gender Equity Policies in Latin America
This Spotlight presents some of the key Latin American organisations working to promote gender equality in the region. These national-level organisations - based in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Peru...
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SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS
Spotlight on Organisations: Disaster Risk Management in Latin American Cities
This Spotlight highlights some of the key organisations working on disaster risk management (DRM) in cities across Latin America. Together these organisations cover a wide range of themes, such as...
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