The IIED blog

27 April 2015
IIED's communications team is providing comprehensive coverage from the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9). Kate Wilson outlines why such global exposure is important
23 April 2015
As CBA9 gets under way in Nairobi, Kenya, Jodi Sugden from Practical Action highlights how work on conflict resolution is a key part of the adaptation process
22 April 2015
Adaptation to climate change is a priority in Least Developed Countries (LDCs), but while funds have been set up to provide finance for adaptation, accessing them is time-consuming and complicated
22 April 2015
Investments to support pastoralists in Northern Kenya to adapt to the changing climate pay immediate dividends – but the benefits are even greater if the indirect impacts can also be taken into account
21 April 2015
Are indicators a useful way of increasing resource efficiency and resilience in cities – and if so, which indicators are most valuable? Loan Diep and David Dodman report back from the ICLEI World Congress
20 April 2015
As IIED prepares to launch its Multi-stakeholder Dialogue Series on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining with a two-day "visioning workshop" bringing together influential stakeholders, we have pulled together a list of useful resources on ASM.
17 April 2015
As four major strands of global decision-making come together in 2015, IIED senior fellow Saleemul Huq explains why they are so important for the world's least developed countries
15 April 2015
Calculating the economic value of a threatened wetland proved a turning point for IIED's Essam Mohammed. He argues the case for putting a value on nature to get your message across
9 April 2015
Crowdfunding provides a potential source of funding to improve access to electricity in countries such as India, but financial regulations are a barrier
7 April 2015
The Forest Governance Learning Group (FGLG) in Indonesia has been supporting these community forestry initiatives to make sure they are not just a feel-good campaign for the government. A new report entitled Arguing Forests tells the story of the group, covering a decade of work and here we are given an insight into their most recent projects.

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