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Evidence and Lessons from Latin America (ELLA) - knowledge sharing and learning platform
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ELLA is a knowledge sharing and learning platform, funded by the UK Department for International Development.  It aims to share knowledge of recent Latin American experiences on selected economic, environmental and governance issues. It supports learning between Latin American, African and South Asian countries, and is providing a networking platform for organisations and individuals to link to Latin America. As a content partner with Eldis, the full selection of Briefs from Ella are available to download.

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Incentives for eectricity generation in a green economy: effective frameworks from Latin America
J. Russell / Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2014
Latin American countries are implementing innovative policy and market mechanisms to catalyse the development of nonconventional renewable energy sources. This Brief presents some of the region’s success stories. In 2...
Pursuing a green economy: growth alongside environmental sustainability in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2014
Latin American countries have been implementing some innovative market incentives to catalyse the expansion of the green economy, in particular in relation to natural resource conservation and development of greener energy and infrast...

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Knowledge networks on the use of biodiversity for sustainable livestock production in Latin America: A model platform for capacity building
G.M. Rusch / Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, 2014
Knowledge networks are self-organized struct ures where knowledge generation and exchange take place, thereby providing a basis which capacity building programs can build on by facilitating activities that promote knowledge exchange a...
Conflicting dilemmas: economic growth, natural resources and indigenous populations in South America
M.A. Guzmán-Gallegos / Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre, 2014
South American countries have experienced impressive economic growth in the last two decades. This growth, based on natural resource exports and increasing natural resource extraction, is largely dependent on the expansion of the econ...
Changing Small Island Developing States: A space perspective on environmental change in the Caribbean
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 2014
This publication focuses on high-resolution imagery processed to illustrate the impacts on Small Island Developing States of the Caribbean of climate change, sea-level rise, coral bleaching, uncontrolled urban and tourism development,...
Working Group Report Climate Change Impacts on Coastal and Marine Biodiversity in the Insular Caribbean - Report of Working Group II, Climate Change and Biodiversity in the Insular Caribbean
G. Cambers; R. Claro; R. Juman; S. Scott / Caribbean Natural Resources Institute, 2008
This report is based on a desk study of published and unpublished literature relating to climate change and its impact on coastal and marine biodiversity in the insular Caribbean. The authors identify several constraints a...
Survey data cleaning guidelines: (SPSS and Stata)
M. Beaver / Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University, 2012
This paper focuses on the process of preparing data for analysis after data entry is completed, serving as a reference for those who are engaged in survey research. The author clarifies that the computers to be used for data cl...
Climate change in Central and South America: recent trends, future projections, and impacts on regional agriculture
J.A. Marengo; S.C. Chou; R. Torres / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2014
Central and South America. The report assesses the implications of climate change for agriculture, with a particular focus on those aspects of climate change that will have greatest impact on the crops currently grown in each region. ...
Objeción de Conciencia: Un Debate sobre la Libertad y los Derechos - Seminario Regional, 2da Edición
This publication documents the Regional Seminar on Conscientious Objection, (Seminario Regional sobre Objeción de Conciencia) which took place in Uruguay in 2014. Opening the event, Ana Cristina González describes the ef...
20 years after Cairo #JuventudesLac – For a better world and equal rights!
N. Yoval / Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women, 2014
The year 2014 marks 20 years since the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and the conclusion of the process of evaluating its Programme of Action. This article portrays the situation of young people in Latin...
Hablamos de aborto y misoprostol: información segura y experiencias sobre su uso
How do women use misoprostol to terminate pregnancies? Where can Latin American and Caribbean women get clear and accurate information about it?   Produced by the peruvian Collective for Free Information for Women, th...
A 20 años de la conferencia de El Cairo: balance del cumplimiento del Programa en trece países seleccionados de América Latina y el Caribe
20 years after the approval of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action in 1994, this publication assesses the sexual and reproductive rights achievements made in 13 Latin American and Cari...
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