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A Chinese journalist interviews fellow journalists in Kenya (Photo: YiDe Media)

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By increasing Chinese reporting on Africa, its public can learn about the environmental and development challenges associated with Chinese investment and consumption decisions
Earth from space

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"In Our World" relates to IIED's world of environment and development. It connects us with what's going on in both the real world and online worlds
Delegates at CBA8 in Nepal travel to Kirtipur Village, Nawalparasi District to see the effects of climate change as part of the pre-conference fields trips (Photo: Kate Wilson/IIED)

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As everyone increasingly experiences changes associated with a warming planet, does a global phenomenon like climate change affect people in the same way?
Maize crops in Kirtipur Village, Nawalparasi District, Nepal (Photo: Kate Wilson/IIED)

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Is a problem shared a problem halved? This is the question that sprang to mind this week in Nepal as participants of CBA8 met for the pre-conference field trips
Renewable energy has a place to play in providing energy access to small farms (Photo via Google reuse rights))

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Many of the 500 million small farms that produce the bulk of food consumed in developing countries have no access to modern energy services. Why doesn't more research and innovation focus on getting energy to them?
Deforestation in Kalimantan, Indonesia, which has been pledged US$1 billion pledge of REDD+ finance from Norway (Photo: Josh Estey/Aus Aid, via Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

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After several years of negotiations, a framework has been agreed to compensate developing nations for avoiding deforestation. IIED hosted a conference to examine what happens now
Earth from space

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"In Our World" relates to IIED's world of environment and development. It connects us with what's going on in both the real world and online worlds
Watch the Karachi Rising film

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Karachi is building upwards to house its expanding population, but unregulated building leaves poor families at risk. An IIED film outlines solutions that could benefit the city, says Suzanne Fisher
Residents of an informal settlement in Pune, India, discuss the results of a survey and how best to upgrade their homes and settlement, guided by Mahila Milan, a grassroots network formed by savings groups of women slum and pavement dwellers (Photo: SPARC)

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Around a billion people live in informal urban settlements that lack essential services and security, so the concerns of these people should be high on the agenda when agreeing a new set of sustainable development goals
Earth from space

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"In Our World" relates to IIED's world of environment and development. It connects us with what's going on in both the real world and online worlds

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