The IIED blog

23 February 2015
A workshop in Uganda finds that when it comes to implementing wildlife conservation, different groups have different perspectives on what is "fair" writes guest blogger Hellena Nambogwe.
23 February 2015
Being disciplined about focusing on what people need to know rather than what you want to tell them will lead to a more effective communications and engagement strategy that resonates with audiences.
23 February 2015
The growing number of people living in cities – and changes in rural-urban linkages – are re-shaping our relationship with food. Policymakers need to take note
19 February 2015
As cities in Asia face up to the challenges of a changing climate, municipal authorities are finding partnerships with researchers can help inform practice and policy
18 February 2015
Negotiations underway this week will focus on the declaration text for the Sustainable Development Goals. Jonathan Reeves suggests this is an ideal opportunity to raise global ambition – but says the signs are not good
16 February 2015
The main impacts of climate change are being felt by poor families, which means that poor women and men must be at the centre of the climate change finance debate
16 February 2015
Progress in Geneva has meant a good start to the climate negotiations on the road to Paris, with elements in the text offering the possibility of a fair deal for developing countries
13 February 2015
A framework on how to monitor and evaluate social learning approaches while identifying in which contexts social learning works best, and where it is not useful, is now available
11 February 2015
As the mining sector gathers for the annual Indaba meeting, Steve Bass suggests that ongoing purposeful dialogue could make a big difference in tackling the problems facing the artisinal mining sector
6 February 2015
Climate negotiators meeting in Geneva this week (8-13 February) have crucial work to do if governments are to reach a global agreement in Paris in December. Achala Abeysinghe looks at the road ahead

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