The IIED blog

29 April 2015
Diverse stakeholders from across the world of gold mining share a long-term vision of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) as a functional business sector
29 April 2015
Guest blogger Hannah Reid reports back from a CBA9 field trip where she discovered how a slaughterhouse can help fight climate change
28 April 2015
Large-scale resource development can threaten people's land and environment. Now a new initiative is bringing grassroots organisations together with international lawyers to fight for resource justice
28 April 2015
As CBA9 delegates convene in Nairobi, Pablo Suarez, associate director at the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre reflects on what makes the conference a regular event in his calendar
27 April 2015
IIED's communications team is providing comprehensive coverage from the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9). Kate Wilson outlines why such global exposure is important
24 April 2015
Images from Geita District in northwest Tanzania show the diverse range of people that depend on gold mining for their livelihood
23 April 2015
As CBA9 gets under way in Nairobi, Kenya, Jodi Sugden from Practical Action highlights how work on conflict resolution is a key part of the adaptation process
22 April 2015
Adaptation to climate change is a priority in Least Developed Countries (LDCs), but while funds have been set up to provide finance for adaptation, accessing them is time-consuming and complicated
22 April 2015
Investments to support pastoralists in Northern Kenya to adapt to the changing climate pay immediate dividends – but the benefits are even greater if the indirect impacts can also be taken into account
21 April 2015
Are indicators a useful way of increasing resource efficiency and resilience in cities – and if so, which indicators are most valuable? Loan Diep and David Dodman report back from the ICLEI World Congress