In late July 2019, Environmental Law Institute attorneys completed an assessment of Mexico’s legal framework regulating small-scale fisheries management. Sustainability in small-scale fisheries is important for food security, biodiversity conservation, gender engagement and equity, and local and national economic growth. The report underscores the need to ensure participation of fishing communities in fisheries management and enforcement to achieve these objectives. ELI plans to expand the legal research by incorporating information on state and local-level regulations and ongoing and/or proposed policy reforms in Quintana Roo and Yucatan.
The Foundation will launch a special initiative on educational access and equity during COVID-19, as well as temporary changes to other institutional grantmaking.
Produced through a collaboration between dozens of organizations in the region, The Civil Society Plan of Action outlines key priorities for those advocating for migrant and refugee rights in the Americas.
In this research brief from early 2019, the authors analyze the current legal frameworks for addressing Venezuelan migration in key receiving countries in Latin America.
The director of the New York Botanical Garden’s Institute of Systematic Botany recounts the challenge of protecting critical Amazon forests amid a pandemic and an alarming spike in deforestation.
The Population Council partnered with the General Directorate for Alternative Education—DIGEEX—of the Ministry of Education of Guatemala to improve access, quality, and bring secondary education closer to communities.
The Foundation is delighted to announce the launch of the Tinker Field Research Collaborative in partnership with 15 U.S. universities.
This document provides information on the origins, activities, philosophical underpinnings, and initial progress of the Education for Sustainability in Galapagos Program (ESG).
This first-of-its-kind study analyzes the academic and social-emotional learning status of Venezuelan and Colombian students in Colombian host communities.