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ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 5: Early Warning Systems
In Discussion 5 of the online learning programme, Latin American experiences with early warning systems (EWS) in the cities of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Santa Cruz and La Paz, Bolivia,...
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 6: Community Involvement and Capacity Building for DRR
Interviews with Latin American experts about community engagement in DRR activities in the cities of Manizales, Colombia, and Teresópolis and Nova Friburgo, Brazil, served as the basis for this discussion....
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 7: Improving Infrastructure for Climate Resilience in Cities
This discussion allowed participants to analyse the infrastructural weaknesses in their cities that are becoming increasingly problematic given the changing climate. Experts from African, Asian and Latin American cities considered...
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 8: Climate Resilient Buildings and Urban Upgrading
Experts from Africa, Asia and Latin America discussed programmes to improve climate resilience in commercial buildings and informal housing, or the lack thereof. In many cases, the existence of laws...
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 9: Low Carbon Development Strategies
This discussion, moderated by low-carbon expert Enrique Rebolledo, from Bajo Carbono, Mexico, focused on city level low-carbon development initiatives. Participants looked specifically at Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) transportation, energy generation...
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Human Rights – Module 1: A Framework to Protect and Defend Human Rights
The ELLA Learning Alliance (LEA) on Human Rights was a four-month online learning exchange involving participants from Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, predominantly policymakers, practitioners and researchers working on...
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Human Rights – Module 2: Promoting and Guaranteeing Human Rights
This document summarises conclusions drawn from the second module of the online learning programme on Latin American lessons and good practice regarding human rights, during which participants from Asia, Africa...
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Human Rights – Module 3: Collective and Ethnic Minority Rights
This document reports the outcome of an online learning programme on Latin American experiences of promoting and protecting human rights, including, in this third module, lessons on collective and ethnic...
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Small-scale Farming – Summary: Promoting Small-scale Sustainable Farming and Rural Development
This Learning Alliance (LEA4) promoted analysis and discussion of how recent agricultural policies in Latin America aimed at integrating small-scale farms into large-scale agro-businesses have performed. It consisted of an...
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Small-scale Farming – Module 1: Market Reforms: Success and Limitations
During the four weeks of Module 1, the Moderator, Manuel Glave, focused on Latin American market reforms and their impacts on small farmers. He also highlighted some practical experiences related...
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