Camilla Toulmin's blog posts
14 May 2013 | Governance
Tomorrow in Brussels a meeting will be held of governments and multilateral organisations to discuss with the Malian government and civil society groups how best to help the country... ›
01 Mar 2013 | Economics, Green economy
A Chatham House hosted meeting on green growth offers clues for governments perplexed as to how and when to get the economy growing again – this time more sustainably.
18 Jan 2013 | Drylands and pastoralism
As French and Malian combat soldiers fight al-Qaeda-linked groups in Mali, the director of IIED reflects on her experiences of life in a village near Diabaly, close to the conflict.
07 Jan 2013 | Climate change, Governance
The big events and non-events from this last year that could have long-term repercussions on the sustainable development of our planet, from IIED's Director.
10 Dec 2012 | Climate change
The latest round of UN climate change negotiations – the COP18 conference in Doha – made only modest progress. Set against the elephantine size of the global climate problem, this... ›
24 Oct 2012 | Climate change, Economics
Humans are made up of two halves – the heart and head, and the lower bit, "stomach, sex and kicks.” Focusing on the middle tells you nothing about the two extreme halves.
17 Sep 2012 | Biodiversity, Food and agriculture, Green economy
The role of markets and the green economy, and the risks of monetising nature were two key themes that emerged from the Conference.
06 Sep 2012 | Biodiversity, Natural resource management
At the start of the World Conservation Congress in Jeju, South Korea, IIED’s Director Camilla Toulmin, reflects on the controversies and challenges that it faces.
08 Jun 2012 | Governance, Green economy
Many G8 leaders are snubbing this month’s landmark sustainable development summit in Rio, but surely they have a duty to engage and play their part.