6 August 2013
A second round of elections will now have to be held following a “calm” first vote. Challenges to be overcome include poor voter turnout in the north and heavy rains.
14 June 2013
The G8 leaders meet in Northern Ireland on June 17, with the UK in the chair, and trade, tax, and transparency as the text. It’s a revolutionary agenda, if seen through to the end.
13 June 2013
The OECD’s latest report begins to bridge the growing divide between international institutions’ focus on green growth, and developing countries’ need for greater equity.
12 June 2013
People in Bamako, Mali support different politicians — but share remarkably similar political priorities.
23 May 2013
The world is finally waking up to the need for transparency in business deals. New EU transparency legislation was announced earlier this month and next month transparency will be a major theme at the G8 summit. This week the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative has its bi-annual conference, and the UK and France have just announced they will join the initiative. The big question is can greater transparency help sustainable development?
14 May 2013
Tomorrow in Brussels a meeting will be held of governments and multilateral organisations to discuss with the Malian government and civil society groups how best to help the country overcome its c
7 January 2013
The big events and non-events from this last year that could have long-term repercussions on the sustainable development of our planet, from IIED's Director.
6 December 2012
Agricultural investment policies favour big businesses, a new report shows. We must reshape them so investments meet local people's needs.
6 December 2012
IIED and its partners are developing tailored frameworks to help developing countries evaluate their climate adaptation investments.