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Maximising Investment and Rent Capture Through Extractive Industries Investment Policies: the Latin American Experience
With consumption of natural resources continuing to increase worldwide, resource-rich countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America are positioned to play an increasingly crucial role supplying the demand, and reaping...
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Building the Legal Framework to Support Transparency and Access to Information in Latin America
In the last two decades, Latin American countries – including Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru and Uruguay, among others – have designed...
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Using Information for Accountability and Justice: Lessons from Latin American Civil Society
Throughout Latin America, civil society organisations (CSOs) are exacting accountability by undertaking independent assessments of the implementation and outcomes of public policies and programmes. To get the information needed for...
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Brazil’s Public Policy Package for Successful Farmer Adaptation
Farmers in Latin America’s semi-arid regions often suffer from badly designed, underfunded or discontinuous policies which limit their livelihood options and make them more vulnerable in the context of climate...
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Disaster Risk Reduction in Urban Areas
In the context of urbanisation, disaster risk increases from badly planned and managed urban development, degraded ecosystems and poverty. The disaster risk reduction (DRR) processes developed in several Latin American...
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Learning from CCT Evaluations
Latin American CCT programmes pioneered the use of rigorous impact evaluation methodologies to assess social development programmes. These evaluations have been useful for ensuring continued political support for the interventions...
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Strategic Planning in Latin America
Many Latin American cities have successfully carried out Strategic Planning (SP), bringing tangible results to inhabitants and to efforts to better manage the urban environment. City governments face particular difficulties...
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Civil Society’s Regional Network for Advancing Freedom of Expression and Access to Information
The Regional Alliance for the Freedom of Expression and Information (the Alliance), an innovative civil society network, has had a major role in promoting freedom of expression and the right...
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Arguments: Adaptation in Semi-Arid Regions
  Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) or Development?
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: Urban Environmental Governance
  State of the World's Cities 2010/2011: Bridging the Urban Divide
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