The IIED blog

16 September 2014
Our new interactive visualisation demonstrates the dynamics of urbanisation and economic growth in different countries. The visualisation shows that countries have very different dynamics from each other, which has implications for their economic, social and even environmental prospects.
10 September 2014
Can art communicate the impacts of climate change more effectively than facts and figures? Uganda's Kabarole Research and Resource Centre is finding out
4 September 2014
Climate change and sustainable development are inextricably linked. It is critical, therefore, that the post-2015 sustainable development agenda fully embeds climate change
24 August 2014
A new network being set up in the Democratic Republic of the Congo aims to bring organisations together on poverty and conservation issues
20 August 2014
Poverty threatens wildlife conservation despite widespread efforts to integrate conservation and development so that local communities benefit. So what's going wrong? Our research suggests it's social justice that's missing.
12 August 2014
How did climate change rise up the agenda of the UK's environment and development agencies? Oxfam's John Magrath reflects on the 'Up in Smoke' coalition and its reports
4 August 2014
A social learning event held in June featured case studies from across the world. Participants agreed to further strengthen and more thoroughly evaluate the social learning aspects of their work
1 August 2014
A new project will explore the different reasons people commit wildlife crimes and suggest ways governments can respond without harming the poorest communities
31 July 2014
What will it take to deliver modern energy services to the poor – particularly those in rural Africa who need decentralised energy? What are the barriers to transformative change and what opportunities should be seized today?

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