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Latin America

We have 6 items tagged with ‘Latin America’.
  • Three people with a pile of vicuña wool

    Who’s listening? Community voices on illegal wildlife trade

    To effectively fight poaching and illegal wildlife trade (IWT), governments, NGOs and their partners across Latin America must listen to, engage with and provide incentives for the communities that live alongside wildlife

    6 November 2019 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • Participants at the workshop on sustainable cities organised by IIED and IIED-América Latina in Buenos Aires, Argentina (Photo: IIED-América Latina)

    Wanted: more inclusive, resilient, sustainable cities

    Eighty per cent of Latin Americans live in urban areas. The result is a complex and challenging urban agenda that needs to be addressed through integrated and inclusive policies. An IIED and IIED- América Latina workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina, looked at examples of Latin American cities that are striving to become more inclusive, resilient and sustainable, from across the region

    20 November 2015 | Blog | Policy and planning
  • China's growing influence in Latin America will be discussed in Beijing (

    Sustainability in the spotlight as China-Latin America relationship grows

    IIED and the Global Environmental Institute will hold a meeting in Beijing on 31 March to discuss what China's growing global influence means for sustainable development

    26 March 2014 | News | Economics
  • Flooded sugar cane fields near Colombia's third largest city, Cali, during an intense rainy season.

    What does low-carbon resilience look like in Latin America?

    Many Latin American countries are showing how the pursuit of low-carbon strategies can create ‘win-win’ scenarios for economic growth and forest protection.

    4 April 2013 | Blog | Climate change
  • People point to a computer screen.

    ELLA - sharing Evidence and Lessons from Latin America

    Read how ELLA’s online Learning Alliances are sharing Latin American experience with sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

    12 November 2012 | Blog |
  • Latin America´s Leftist Tide - Less Ebb than Flow

    Much has been made of Latin America´s ‘leftist tide’ in the last decade. After disappointment with Washington Consensus Policies such as privatization, trade liberalization and deregulation, the last decade saw the assent of nine nominally ‘leftist’ governments in Latin America, promising to sweep away neo-liberal orthodoxies and redistribute wealth to the poor. Not only that, they promised to break with economic ‘dependency’ on the developed world and chart their own paths. But did the new leaders insulate their countries from the worst of the recession, or make them more vulnerable to it?

    24 May 2010 | Blog | Sustainable markets
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