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.
September 2016Community scorecards for Cape Town’s townships
Citizen participation principles seem easy to grasp in theory but, how can translate into practice? This is the story about how South Africa’s Human Sciences Research Council adapted Latin American models of citizen participation to pilot programmes to improve local services in Cape Town’s informal settlements