September 2015ELLA Infographic
This new infographic shows the main components, processes, and objectives of the current phase of the ELLA programme – as well as the research centres involved, and the topics chosen for research, exchange and learning.
August 2015ELLA: FUNDAR, Mexico’s perspective (video)
In this video, Cecilia Lachenal and Cecilia Toledo from the Fundar Centre for Analysis and Research, in Mexico City, explain the involvement of Fundar in the ELLA programme, as well as their own roles and perspectives.
July 2015ELLA through our partner´s eyes (Video)
In a recent research coordination workshop, held at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in Brighton we interviewed our partners, and discussed what they thought about the ELLA programme and its objective that countries learn from the development experiences of countries in another region. We also talked about their views on working in partnerships and knowledge exchange for policy impact between regions. Find out what they think in this video.
June 2015ELLA Comparative Research: One Year In
ELLA has evolved in the last year or so. Collaborative, comparative research is now undertaken by paired research centres from Latin America and Africa. Don Leonard, a post-doctoral fellow at Tulane University and a research methods expert, has been working with the research centres. In this article, he explores the challenges of comparative research across regions, based on ELLA’s experience over the last year.
June 2015The evolution of the ELLA programme
In this interview, Mark Lewis, ELLA Programme Director, explains the evolution of ELLA over the last five years – from disseminating Latin America's experiences, to comparative Latin American-African research, aimed at easing the exchange of knowledge between the two regions.