GUIDEAddressing the Urban Challenge in Integral and Inclusive Ways
Integrated urban environmental plans developed in different Latin American countries show how to reduce systemic challenges in urban areas. Overcoming multi-dimensional urban issues requires a holistic view that includes channels...
BRIEFCitizen Assessment of Budget Transparency: The Latin American Budget Transparency Index
Civil society organisations (CSOs) developed a new benchmarking exercise to assess and compare levels of budget transparency across countries, to address a specific transparency problem: budget information may be available,...
BRIEFUrban Upgrading With Social Inclusion: The Case of Villa Tranquila
The case study of Villa Tranquila (VT) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, shows the power of a slum upgrading process centred on a local policy of social inclusion. The intervention was...
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Adaptation in Semi-Arid Regions
PRACTICAL TOOLS AND RESOURCES Community-Based Adaptation Toolkit
SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONSSpotlight on Organisations: Urban Environmental Governance
United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Sustainable Development and Human Settlements Unit (División de Desarrollo Sostenible y Asentamientos Humanos)
BRIEFFocus Cities Programme: Multi-stakeholder Participation in City Governance
Cities are challenged by a variety of environmental problems, most of which are associated with failures in the way urban growth is planned and managed. The International Development Research Centre...
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Participatory Budgeting
COUNTRY CASE STUDIES Assessment of Participatory Budgeting in Brazil
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGESpotlight on Publications: Budgets and Human Rights
GUIDES AND TOOL-KITS Budget and Rights: Developing a Budget Analysis Method from the Perspective of Human Rights
BRIEFImplementing CCTs: Lessons from Latin America
CCT programmes have had proven success in improving education and health outcomes, but that success depends on the quality and adequacy of implementation. Effective implementation must take into account each...
SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONSSpotlight on Organisations: Extractive Industry Investment Policies
US Geological Survey (USGS), Energy and Minerals, and Environmental Health