Communication blogs

20 May 2015
IIED’s Communications Learning Week provided director of communications Liz Carlile with four key points to remember when trying to communicate to influence policy
15 May 2015
This year International Day of Families is focusing on gender equality. As IIED embarks on our own gender audit, Isilda Nhantumbo looks at the importance of gender and family roles within the workplace
12 May 2015
A visit to Rwanda with the WAVES programme brings up the question of whether you should communicate when it seems you have nothing substantial to say
30 April 2015
Bangladesh has become a "poster child" for adaptation work. For people working at a national level, attending CBA9 provides an opportunity to learn and share experiences internationally
19 March 2015
An innovative partner project in rural Uganda is using dialogue via radio and SMS messages to help farmers solve problems
6 March 2015
IIED is keen to open up dialogue across the mining sector, including the voices of the marginalised. Here, Liz Carlile explores the importance of having a voice
5 March 2015
IIED's outgoing director Camilla Toulmin looks back on how the organisation has grown and evolved over the last 12 years
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.
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
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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