The IIED blog

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
5 February 2015
Not enough has been heard from local voices in the mining sector over the last 10 years. In the next year, this needs to change.
4 February 2015
Four lessons for successful locally controlled forest enterprises from the Forest Connect workshop in Vietnam
28 January 2015
The post-2015 sustainable development agenda promises a better future – but only if some awkward realities are confronted
22 January 2015
As the rich and powerful gather in Davos, IIED director Camilla Toulmin urges a change in attitudes to taxation to tackle growing inequality
21 January 2015
As leaders from politics, business and civil society gather in the Swiss ski resort of Davos for the World Economic Forum, IIED's chief economist argues that "hope" is the most scarce resource
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

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