STEPS América Latina

STEPS America Latina logoSTEPS América Latina is the Latin America hub of the Pathways to Sustainability Global Consortium.

It was launched in 2015, founded on a longstanding partnership between STEPS and the Centro de Investigaciones para la Transformación (CENIT) and the University of Tres de Febrero (UNTREF).

It is hosted by CENIT in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Key events

Launch event: Opening up the development agenda

STEPS America Latina launch event
Launch event in Buenos Aires, November 2015

STEPS América Latina was officially launched on 5-6 November 2015 with an event in Buenos Aires, entitled ‘Opening up the development agenda’. The event brought together people from around the region interested in research and engagement on the themes of inclusive innovation, open science, natural resources and sustainability.

Find out more about the launch

Debate cycle: Sustainability & Development

A series of monthly debates in Buenos Aires on sustainability and development began in May 2014. Watch the playlist below:

Video: Intellectual Property and seeds

A short video explaining the problems with seeds, patents and the law and their implications for farmers. The video explores the debates taking place in Argentina over the issue and the potential for ‘open source’ solutions. This video was produced as part of the ISSC-funded Transformative Pathways to Sustainability project.

Related projects

PATHWAYS Network: Transformative Pathways to Sustainability

Grassroots Innovation: Historical & comparative perspectives

Transformative alternatives in natural resources (external website)

Dominant trajectories and their sustainability implications: the case of genetically modified cotton on small farms

Rethinking Regulation: international harmonisation and local realities


STEPS America Latina websiteSTEPS América Latina website

This bilingual (English/Spanish) website, hosted by the hub, includes more details of activities and publications in both languages.

Visit the STEPS América Latina website