REVIEWELLA Expert Review: Microfinance in Latin America
Here Prof. Janina León Castillo of the Catholic University of Peru, offers her perspective on the ELLA research conducted on Latin America’s experience with microfinance.
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Latin American Microfinance
The following selection presents some of the key publications focusing on the microfinance sector in Latin America. They address a variety of issues related to microfinance in the region, and...
BRIEFSIntercultural Health Policies in Latin America
Intercultural health policies have been implemented at the regional and state level, making important initial advances in recognising a health model that is pertinent to indigenous peoples’ culture and customs.
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Intercultural Health Policies in Latin America
This selection of publications that focus on intercultural health policies includes documents that explain how policies with an intercultural approach can be designed and implemented.
SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONSSpotlight on Organisations: Smallholder Farmers and Rural Development
This document highlights some of the key organisations that focus on small-scale farming in the Latin American context. Together, these organisations cover a wide range of themes, including institutional rural...
BRIEFSPeruvian Microfinance’s Caja Municipal Model
The experience of Peru’s Cajas Municipales illustrates a potential growth path for microfinance firms and points to key lessons for sector development overall.
BRIEFSPushing Through Reform: Lima’s Disaster Risk Management Strategy
In 2012, the City of Lima successfully launched an integrated DRM strategy, creating a budget of US$ 200 million for specific DRM actions benefiting 3.5 million of its most vulnerable...
GUIDEGuide to Microfinance in Latin America
Unique features of Latin America’s recent microfinance evolution - including innovations in regulations and technology - reflect lessons learned that may be interesting for other regions.
MULTIMEDIAVIDEO: Judicial Control of Public Policies and Budget Allocations: Experiences from Argentina, Colombia and Mexico
Judicial control of budget allocations and public policies is one of the most promising tools to advance and enforce social, economic, cultural and environmental rights.
SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONSSpotlight on Organisations: Latin American Microfinance
This document highlights some of the key organisations that focus on microfinance in the Latin American context. Together these organisations cover a wide range of themes, such as institutional innovation,...