New Latin American knowledge platform now on Eldis
As an Eldis content partner we've been working with ELLA to make their full selection of briefings available though our regional and country profiles and our thematic guides. You can browse the full set below.
- Learning from 20 years of payments for ecosystem services in Costa Rica
- International Institute for Environment and Development 2013
- In 1996, the tiny country of Costa Rica took bold steps to initiate one of the first nationalised ‘payments for ecosystem services’ (PES) programmes. The programme has grown tremendously, as the first chapter of this paper...
- Growing greener cities in Latin America and the Caribbean - a-i3696e.pdf
- This report looks at the progress that has been made toward realising 'greener cities' in which urban and peri-urban agriculture is recognised by public policy and included in urban development strategies and land-use planning. It is ...
- Rethinking the consultation-conflict link: lessons from Bolivia’s gas sector
- A. Schilling-Vacaflor / German Institute of Global and Area Studies 2013
- This paper shows that consultations do not only appease conflicts, but also exacerbate them as these procedures are used to negotiate broader grievances. The author further argues that narrow consultations (like those carried out in B...
- Public policy reforms and indigenous forest governance: the case of the Yuracaré people in Bolivia
- Conservation and Society 2012
- This case study, published in the journal Conservation and Society, examines the impact of forest reforms in Bolivia on the indigenous Yuracaré people. The recent surge in the efforts to reform forest governance-both thr...
- Contestations over indigenous participation in Bolivia’s extractive industry: ideology, practices, and legal norms
- A. Schilling-Vacaflor / German Institute of Global and Area Studies 2014
- The participatory rights of indigenous peoples have been at the center of conflicts over resource extraction, which have recently increased in number and intensity across Latin America. Using comprehensive empirical data about the Gua...