The IIED blog

19 January 2015
The House of Commons has been debating the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). But will the UK parliament use its powers to debate a bilateral investment treaty signed with Ethiopia?
16 January 2015
Why is there so little data on who faces poverty and where they live? David Satterthwaite examines why 'better' data is better than 'more' data
15 January 2015
The New Year encourages a revival of good intentions and resolutions to work harder at ensuring our research contributes to change
14 January 2015
Including the perspectives and experiences of women and girls in monitoring and evaluation can lead to better outcomes for climate change adaptation measures, IIED research has found
13 January 2015
In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, IIED director Camilla Toulmin looks at the promises and challenges for the year ahead
12 January 2015
The third and final round-up in our series looking at our best and most popular content of 2014 focuses on 10 of the most interesting ways IIED has used multimedia over the past 12 months
9 January 2015
A new advocacy toolkit aims to close the gap between the science and the lacklustre ambition and action by the public and policy makers on climate change
7 January 2015
How can remote communities with little formal education hold investors to account and seek redress when their rights to land and resources are threatened? An IIED webinar examined the role of grievance mechanisms
5 January 2015
A project in Uganda is using music and video to promote conservation and poverty alleviation, thanks to a creative partnership
22 December 2014
While heads of state, ministers and negotiators met in Lima, Peru, to try to negotiate a global deal at the UN climate talks, local people have been developing their own adaptation strategy – and seem to find it equally difficult to face up to the scale of the problem

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