DESIGN AND METHODS PAPER
Determinants of Gaps in Horizontal Accountability of Executive to Legislative Bodies in Latin America and Africa
This design and methods paper sets out how the authors will explore the conditions under which legislative bodies succeed or fail in holding accountable public agencies of the executive as...
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DESIGN AND METHODS PAPER
Collective Land Access Rights for Enhancing Smallholder Livelihoods
This paper is a working document, and the first stage in the conduct of a joint research in the topic collective land access rights for enhancing smallholder livelihoods. The research...
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DESIGN AND METHODS PAPER
Beyond Domestic Violence Laws: What Else Makes Responses to Domestic Violence Effective?
This research design and methods paper is a working document, and the first stage in the conduct of a joint comparative research in the topic of effective responses to domestic...
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DESIGN AND METHODS PAPER
Informality and Inclusive Growth
This design and methods paper sets out how the authors will explore the transitions between unemployment, informality and formal employment and how they might affect or promote inclusive growth at...
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BRIEF
Alliances Towards a Common Goal: The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Rural Development In Latin America
In Latin America, public-private partnerships have proven to be a successful tool for promoting rural development. Adequate coordination and involvement of stakeholders at the local level has been fundamental in...
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GUIDE
Recognising the Diversity of Smallholder Farmers in Latin America: A New Era in Rural Development
New institutions, differential policy and public-private partnerships are just some of the mechanisms being used by Latin American governments to promote sustainable development among smallholder farmers.
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BRIEF
Harnessing the Potential of the Nonfarm Economy for Smallholders in Latin America
Latin American countries have implemented a range of strategies to boost the rural nonfarm economy, with positive impacts on local economic growth and poverty reduction.
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BRIEF
Land Grabbing in Latin America: Opportunity or Threat?
In Latin America, government interventions in land grabbing processes provide some preliminary lessons on dealing with this phenomenon, while highlighting some serious threats.
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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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