Rural LEDS Community of Practice (Latin America and Caribbean)

The Rural LEDS Community of Practice as a vehicle to facilitate peer to peer exchanges among LAC governments, private sector, international programs and other relevant stakeholders who are working on policies, measures and planning approaches that greatly impact rural development. The objective of the Rural LEDS Community is to accelerate rural development in the LAC region through an integrated planning approach across sectoral efforts and different levels of governance looking specifically at:

1) approaches to harmonize budgeting processes;

2) policies and other measures that support rural development across various sectors and governance levels;

3) approaches to strengthen multi-level governance; and

4) tools and approaches to harmonize greenhouse gas accounting systems.

Countries involved: Guatemala, Peru, others TBD

How to join: Please email and    



Activity Timeline
Stakeholder mapping March
Invitations to join April
Three online trainings May-November
One in person training November/December at the LEDS LAC workshop
Framework for integrated planning with two case studies November/December
Concept note for piloting the framework in 2019 September-December
Sharing of resources and access to advisory support March-December
Lessons learned report December


Photo by Marlon del Aguila Guerrero/CIFOR