BRIEFSRent Distribution and Extractive Industry Conflict: The Latin American Approach
Can rent distribution reduce extractive industries conflict? A focus on the Peruvian case helps highlight how and if these schemes could prove to be effective.
MULTIMEDIAVIDEO: Citizens Budgets: Spotlight on Guatemala and Venezuela
How can complex budget information be transformed and presented in an easy-to-understand way? This video highlights how Venezuela and Guatemala are using Citizen Budgets to do just that.
MULTIMEDIAVIDEO: Latin America’s Budget Transparency Portals
Through their online Budget Transparency Portals, Brazil and Peru are leading the way in enhancing transparency and accountability in public spending.
GUIDELatin American Approaches to Extractive Industry Conflict
The increase in social and environmental conflicts as a result of the demand for extracting natural resources has pressed Latin America to look for new responses to address these conflicts,...
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Extractive Industries and Conflict Management
The publications presented in this Spotlight represent some of the key resources dealing with a variety of issues related to extractive industries and conflict management in Latin America. In particular,...
SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONSSpotlight on Organisations: Extractive Industries and Conflict Management
This document highlights some of the key organisations that focus on extractive industries and conflict management in the Latin American context. Together these organisations cover a wide range of themes,...
BRIEFSIndigenous People, Conflict and Extractive Industries: Latin American Approaches
In Latin America, recognising indigenous cultural, land and consultation rights is going a long way towards reducing conflict over extractive industry projects.
BRIEFSManaging Conflict Through Consultation: Latin America’s Experience
Latin America has seen a surge in consultation processes – taking a variety of forms and pushed by different actors from the state, private companies and civil society.
BRIEFSCitizen Assessment of Budget Transparency: The Latin American Budget Transparency Index
Latin American civil society organisations have created the first budget transparency index that measures not only if budget information has been published, but if that information is useful. What’s more,...
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Participatory Budgeting
Latin American countries pioneered Participatory Budgeting, an innovative mechanism enabling citizens to decide how public funds will be spent. This selection highlights some of the latest and most relevant publications...