October 2016Policymakers and practitioners meet in South Africa to Exchange knowledge on informality in Africa and Latin America
As part of our Learning Alliance on Informality and Inclusive Growth, the Development Policy Research Unit (South Africa) and Fedesarrollo (Colombia) organised the first ELLA Summit on Informality and Inclusive Growth in Johannesburg, South Africa.
October 2016Unusual comparative research and learning between countries (Evidence Week – Lima, Peru)
Este lunes 17 de Octubre, en Lima, Perú, la Semana de la Evidencia inició con un panel realizado por el Programa ELLA (ejecutado por Soluciones Prácticas) y GRADE. En él, se buscó compartir la experiencia de ELLA en investigación comparativa en distintos temas económicos y sociales entre países latinoamericanos y africanos.
October 2016Leapfrogging for law improvement in Togo
This is the story of how a Togolese human rights group learnt from Mexico's Victims Law to incorporate ideas on preventing torture into Togo's new Criminal Law.
September 2016ELLA Outreach
At the core of the ELLA Programme is our research outreach, aimed at south-south learning between policymakers and practitioners, based on policy relevant research which responds to their needs.
September 2016Advocating for contract farming in Nigeria
Are there opportunities to be found in coordinated work between agricultural companies and local smallholders? This is the story of how a university researcher took lessons from contract farming in Peru to study and advocate for contract farming in South East Nigeria.