Publications | ELLA
15
Feb
2016
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Acceso a tierra y estrategias de vida de los jóvenes rurales

Los territorios rurales atraviesan procesos de envejecimiento y una de las causas principales es la emigración de los jóvenes a los centros urbanos. Las razones para dejar el campo y la agricultura son en parte las barreras que enfrentan al insertarse social y productivamente en sus comunidades y el acceso seguro a la tierra es el factor clave.

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9
Jun
2015
PLAN DE INVESTIGACIÓN

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 will study the cases of Peru and Kenya and analyse to what extent these lessons can be applied to other countries in Africa and Latin America. 

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13
May
2015
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Taxes and Transition: Formalising Small-Scale Farmers in Peru?

This Briefing Paper from IIED looks at the Peruvian government's attempts to formalise small-scale farmers, offering lessons applicable in Peru and beyond.

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6
Feb
2015
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

A Land Title is not Enough: Ensuring Sustainable Land Restitution in Colombia

This report from Amnesty International provides a summary of the national and international legal human rights framework that should be underpinning the efforts of the Colombian state to return illegally acquired land to its rightful occupants and examines in detail the many obstacles that land claimants are still facing in their struggle to return home in a sustainable manner.

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3
Feb
2015
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

The Next Global Breadbasket: How Latin America Can Feed the World: A Call to Action for Addressing Challenges & Developing Solutions

Drawing on the knowledge and experience of over 30 partners, including the private sector, academia, multilaterals, and NGOs, this policy paper offers a compelling multi-stakeholder set of issues, recommendations and action items for governments and policy makers, the donor community, farmers, agribusiness, and civil society aimed at supporting global food security.

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15
Dic
2014
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Land Governance in Brazil: A Geo-historical Review

This paper from the International Land Coalition examines the paradoxes of land governance in Brazil by putting them into their historical context, highlighting in particular the continuing subordination of peasant farmers’ interests to those of large landholders.

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4
Dic
2014
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Policy Options for Agricultural Investments and Governance of Markets: In Support of Small-scale Farmers in Guatemala

This report from Oxfam argues that public policy in Guatemala gives preferential support to large-scale farming investments through tax breaks. The limited support given to small-scale producers in public policy is restricted to issues such as land, credit and the supply of inputs at subsidised prices; it rarely covers productive infrastructure.

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4
Nov
2014
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Financing Agricultural Value Chains in Latin America: Barriers and Opportunities in Mexico, Peru and Honduras

This report highlights Agricultural Value Chains Financing products and structures that various lead firms, agro-processors, banks, and non-bank financial institutions have designed and implemented to provide financing to producers either directly or through producer organizations, cooperatives, etc.

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28
Oct
2014
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Smallholders at Risk: Monoculture Expansion, Land, Food and Livelihoods in Latin America

Greater investment in agriculture is needed to reduce rural poverty and improve food security; but how investment is made, its context and conditions, is at least as important as how much is invested, the authors of this Oxfam Briefing Paper argue.

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15
Oct
2014
Resumenes

Alianzas hacia un objetivo común: El papel de las asociaciones público-privadas en el desarrollo rural en América Latina

En América Latina, las asociaciones público-privadas han demostrado ser una herramienta exitosa para promover el desarrollo rural. Para lograr resultados positivos ha sido fundamental la participación de las partes interesadas y una coordinación adecuada a nivel local.

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2
Oct
2014
GUÍA

Reconocer la diversidad de los pequeños agricultores en América Latina: una nueva era en el desarrollo rural

Las nuevas instituciones, la política diferencial y las asociaciones público-privadas, son solo algunos de los mecanismos usados por los gobiernos de América Latina para promover el desarrollo sostenible entre los pequeños agricultores.

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15
Sep
2014
Resumenes

Aprovechamiento del potencial de la economía no agrícola para los pequeños agricultores en América Latina

Los países de América Latina han implementado una serie de estrategias para fomentar la economía no rural obteniendo impactos positivos en el crecimiento de la economía local y reducción de la pobreza.

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5
Sep
2014
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Climate Change in Central and South America: Recent Trends, Future Projections, and Impacts on Regional Agriculture

This new and extensive study from the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) models future climate projections up to year 2100 and takes a close look at how Central and South America's most commonly grown crops will be affected by rising temperatures and unpredictable rainfall.

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30
Jul
2014
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Land Accumulation Dynamics in Developing Country Agriculture

The authors of this Working Paper from the Inter-American Development Bank examine the case of Paraguay to test hypotheses on the effects of land inequality in developing countries.

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25
Jun
2014
Resumenes

Apropiación de tierras en América Latina: ¿oportunidad o amenaza?

En América Latina, las intervenciones del gobierno en los procesos de apropiación de tierras brindan algunas lecciones preliminares para lidiar con este fenómeno y resaltan algunas amenazas graves.

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22
Abr
2014
PUNTOS CLAVES DE LAS ALIANZAS DE APRENDIZAJE

ELLA Learning Alliance on Small-scale Farming - Summary: Promoting Small-scale Sustainable Farming and Rural Development

This Learning Alliance guided members in an exploration of Latin American policies and practice promoting small-scale sustainable farming, and promoted exchange of experiences with other countries on key issues such as food security and integrating small-scale farms into large-scale agribusiness.

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22
Abr
2014
PUNTOS CLAVES DE LAS ALIANZAS DE APRENDIZAJE

ELLA Learning Alliance on Small-scale Farming - Module 1: Market Reforms: Success and Limitations

Participants discussed Latin American experiences with market reforms introduced during recent decades. With a focus on the impacts on small-scale farming, participants shared their own perspectives and assessed how Latin American experience and knowledge could be adapted to their own regions.

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21
Abr
2014
PUNTOS CLAVES DE LAS ALIANZAS DE APRENDIZAJE

ELLA Learning Alliance on Small-scale Farming - Module 2: Addressing the Limitations: Territorial Rural Development

Participants learn about the territorial approach to rural development applied in Latin America and exchange experiences from their own countries.

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21
Abr
2014
PUNTOS CLAVES DE LAS ALIANZAS DE APRENDIZAJE

ELLA Learning Alliance on Small-scale Farming - Module 3: Public Policies to Sustain Small-scale Farming

The Moderator aimed to share knowledge and foster debate on three main policy issues regarding sustainable small-scale farming. Participants exchanged their own perspectives and assessed how such policies could be adapted to their own regions.

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9
Abr
2014
PUNTOS CLAVES DE LAS ALIANZAS DE APRENDIZAJE

ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Change Adaptation in Semi-arid and Arid Regions - Module 1: Key Issues and Responses in Developing Countries

Based on a wide breadth of experiences with climate change impacts and adaptation strategies, practitioners from Africa, Asia, and Latin America discussed their local climate realities, identifying shared challenges and exploring what could be learned from one another to improve upon current climate change adaptation in semi-arid and arid regions.

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9
Abr
2014
PUNTOS CLAVES DE LAS ALIANZAS DE APRENDIZAJE

ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Change Adaptation in Semi-arid and Arid Regions - Module 2: Strengthening Adaptive Capacity

Based on a wide breadth of experiences with climate change impacts and adaptation strategies, practitioners from Africa, Asia, and Latin America discussed their local climate realities, identifying shared challenges and exploring what could be learned from one another to improve upon current climate change adaptation in semi-arid and arid regions.

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9
Abr
2014
PUNTOS CLAVES DE LAS ALIANZAS DE APRENDIZAJE

ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Change Adaptation in Semi-arid and Arid Regions - Module 3: Long-term Considerations

Based on a wide breadth of experiences with climate change impacts and adaptation strategies, practitioners from Africa, Asia, and Latin America discussed their local climate realities, identifying shared challenges and exploring what could be learned from one another to improve long-term considerations of climate change adaptation in arid and semi-arid lands in developing regions.

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13
May
2013
COMPENDIO DE PUBLICACIONES

Spotlight on Publications: Smallholder Farmers and Rural Development

The publications presented below represent some of the key resources dealing with a variety of issues related to rural development and small-scale farming in Latin America.

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19
Abr
2013
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

Women's Land: Reflections on Rural Women’s Access to Land in Latin America

Strengthening women’s access to land and control over its use is not just a matter of agricultural development and food security, but a question of human rights and justice for women.

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18
Abr
2013
COMPENDIO DE ORGANIZACIONES

Spotlight on Organisations: Smallholder Farmers and Rural Development

This document highlights some of the key organisations that focus on small-scale farming in the Latin American context. Together, these organisations cover a wide range of themes, including institutional rural development, land access and use, market access, value chains, food security, and smallholder market integration, and a variety of issues related to rural life, such as access to finance, poverty fighting and infrastructure.

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13
Feb
2013
PUBLICACIÓN EXTERNA

The Outlook for Agriculture and Rural Development in the Americas 2013: A Perspective on Latin America and the Caribbean

This report, a joint effort by FAO, ECLAC and IICA, provides information and analysis, both of the current situation and context of the agri-food sector and the outlook for 2013.

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4
Feb
2013
Resumenes

Familias agricultoras rurales de latinoamérica: Evoluciones en el acceso a los mercados y a la estructura de ingresos rurales

Con el pasar del tiempo, la realidad rural en Latinoamérica ha cambiado; en la actualidad, las familias agricultoras están más incorporadas en los mercados y significativamente menos dependientes de la agricultura para percibir ingresos. ¿Qué significa esto para las familias agricultoras hoy en día?

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