Camilla Toulmin's blog posts

14 Oct 2014  |  Climate change, Communication
Climate expert Fatima Denton from the Economic Commission for Africa will say it's time for more optimism on Africa and climate change at an IIED lecture to celebrate Barbara Ward's...
23 Sep 2014  |  Climate change, Participation
People around the world are putting increasing pressure on world leaders to take action on climate change, as demonstrated by this week’s climate march in New York
18 Jul 2014  |  Drylands and pastoralism
Over the past three decades IIED director Camilla Toulmin has visited Dlonguebougou, a village in drought-prone central Mali, every two to three years. She charts the changes she has seen
20 Jun 2014  |  Policy and planning
​The OWG's 'zero draft' on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a marked improvement on previous versions, but we still have a long journey ahead
17 Jun 2014  |  Climate change, Drylands and pastoralism
Understanding and collaboration on the drylands teaches us much about adapting to climate change
22 May 2014  |  Climate change, Policy and planning
People across the European Union are going to the polls on 22 May. But why does Europe matter?
10 Mar 2014  |  Economics, Governance
A focus on four key priorities could help Least Developed Country governments lift their citizens out of poverty by generating inclusive growth
23 Dec 2013  |  Governance, Policy and planning
Future generations will thank those of today's leaders who take a longer-term view of the many challenges we face, says Camilla Toulmin.
18 Dec 2013  |  Natural resource management
IIED director Camilla Toulmin addresses this year's Fuller Symposium, discussing the global forces that affect local communities and their ability to control their natural resources
06 Aug 2013  |  Governance
A second round of elections will now have to be held following a “calm” first vote. Challenges to be overcome include poor voter turnout in the north and heavy rains.