DESIGN AND METHODS PAPER
Beyond Domestic Violence Laws: What Else Makes Responses to Domestic Violence Effective?
In the last twenty-five years, there has been growing recognition both from the academic and activist communities that domestic violence is a public issue worthy of attention. The response has...
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DESIGN AND METHODS PAPER
Informality and Inclusive Growth
This paper is a working document, and the first stage in the conduct of a joint research in the topic of informality and inclusive growth. The research will study the...
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BRIEF
Alliances Towards a Common Goal: The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Rural Development In Latin America
Over the last two decades, there has been growing interest in Latin America for using public-private partnerships (PPPs) to catalyse rural development. This has come about largely in response to...
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GUIDE
Recognising the Diversity of Smallholder Farmers in Latin America: A New Era in Rural Development
Smallholder farming is the predominant sector in the rural economy of Latin America where it is characterised by large heterogeneity and represents an important source of rural employment and food...
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BRIEF
Harnessing the Potential of the Nonfarm Economy for Smallholders in Latin America
While the rural nonfarm economy has been long neglected by policymakers across the developing world, over the last decade this sector has been attracting growing interest and high expectations in...
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BRIEF
Land Grabbing in Latin America: Opportunity or Threat?
This ELLA Brief presents cases of land grabbing in Latin America and explores the controversy around this phenomenon. It reviews the causes and characteristics of land grabbing around the world...
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LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT
ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 1: City Level Climate Change Plans and Policies
Based on interviews with experts from Quito and Mexico City regarding their experiences with city level climate change planning, practitioners from Africa, Latin America and Asia discussed local realities, and...
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LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT
ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 2: Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessments at the City Level
Two Brazilian experts involved in climate vulnerability and risk mapping showed participants how such exercises have been carried out in large cities in the country, and why they are so...
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LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT
ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 3: Integrating Climate Considerations into Urban Land-Use Planning
Interviews with experts from Montevideo, Uruguay and Cartagena, Colombia provided details of how climate change considerations have been successful integrated into urban land-use planning. Practitioners from Africa, Asia and Latin...
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LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT
ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 4: Urban Disaster Risk Reduction
This week’s discussion looked at city level disaster risk reduction strategies, and how the existence, or inexistence, of national DRR strategies can impact upon the development and effectiveness of these....
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