BRIEFDefending Latin America’s Indigenous and Tribal Peoples’ Rights Through Laws and the Courts
In light of the boom in development projects in Latin America, indigenous and tribal peoples have been particularly successful in enforcing their consultation rights by bringing emblematic cases before their...
BRIEFInstitutionalising Disaster Risk Management: Latin America’s Systems Approach
How are Latin American countries mainstreaming decentralised, democratic and participatory strategies to disaster risk management across public policy? Through a systems approach, the region is making important advances.
BRIEFCity-level Climate Change Adaptation Strategies: The Case of Quito, Ecuador
The City of Quito is successfully mainstreaming innovative adaptation practices into development planning under a participative management platform. So how has it been possible to push forward these reforms?
SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONSSpotlight on Key Human Rights Organisations
This Spotlight presents some of the key organisations working on human rights in the Latin America region. These organisations are playing a significant role in advancing human rights by providing...
MULTIMEDIAVIDEO: An Overview of Human Rights in Latin America
What is the current status of human rights in the Latin America region? What challenges persist and what lessons can be shared?
REVIEWELLA Expert Review: Budget and Public Policies
Here Ezequiel Nino, Co-director of the Asociación Civil por la Igualdad y la Justicia, offers his reaction to the ELLA knowledge materials on Budgets and Public Policy.
BRIEFLatin American Experience in Combining Disaster Risk Management with Poverty Reduction
Latin American countries are implementing a range of innovative strategies to address the underlying causes of disaster risk, while at the same time promoting social inclusion and productive growth.
BRIEFExpanding Microfinance in Latin America’s Rural Areas
Rural finance has the potential to help poor people out of poverty, and Latin America has met that challenge in some unique ways.
BRIEFLatin America’s Rural Family Farmers: Evolutions in Access to Markets and Rural Income Structure
Over time, the rural reality in Latin America has changed, with family farmers now more integrated in markets and significantly less dependent on agriculture for income. What does this mean...
REVIEWELLA Expert Review: Reflections on the Definition of Adaptation Initiatives in Latin America’s Mountain Regions
Here Dr. Jorge Recharte, Director of the Andean Programme at the Mountain Institute (TMI), presents his perspective on the ELLA knowledge materials on Climate Change Adaptation in Mountain Environments.