MULTIMEDIA
VIDEO: From the Law to Practice: The Creation of the Mexican Federal Institute for Access to Public Information and Data Protection
The Mexican Freedom of Information Act is one of the most innovative transparency laws, thanks to its creation of an autonomous oversight body whose resolutions are binding. In this video,...
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BRIEF
Innovative Mountain Adaptation: A Case Study in Agroforestry’s Economic, Environmental and Social Benefits
In mountain regions throughout the world, agricultural production is at risk from unsustainable production techniques, destructive human activities and the impacts of global climate change, all of which are accelerating...
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PODCAST: Getting a Freedom of Information Act Approved: The Story of Brazil
The eight-year approval process of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in Brazil is one of the most recent in Latin America, since the law was finally passed in 2011....
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BRIEF
Mining in Latin America: Attracting Quantity and Quality in FDI
Latin American mining investment is led by the private sector.  The key policy question that Latin American countries are addressing, then, is how to ensure that foreign direct investment (FDI)...
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BRIEF
Citizen Participation in Evaluating Health Services: The Latin American Experience
Throughout Latin America, civil society groups are using report cards as a tool to gather citizen feedback on the quality and coverage of public services. This Brief focuses on the...
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Key Publications: Climate Change Adaptation in Mountain Ecosystems
  ADAPTATION STRATEGY AND PROGRAMME DESIGN Climate Change Adaptation: Experiences from Latin America
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MULTIMEDIA
VIDEO: The Process of Approving the Freedom of Information Act in El Salvador
As part of a twenty-year long process of democratic consolidation, El Salvador finally approved its Freedom of Information Act in 2011, guaranteeing citizens’ right to information and aiming to improve...
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BRIEF
Managing Conflict Through Consultation: Latin America’s Experience
Experience from Latin America shows how community consultation can be an important strategy used to manage conflict in Extractive Industries activities.  This Brief characterises and analyses the different types of...
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SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS
Spotlight on Organisations: Extractive Industries and Land Use
  Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (Instituto Geográfico Agustín Codazzi – IGAC) Link:
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