The IIED blog

4 November 2014
A UN working group has drafted targets to succeed the Millennium Development Goals, which will expire next year. IIED's assessment finds a strong set of targets, but also trade-offs and missing issues
31 October 2014
A major recent government restructure could present obstacles as well as opportunities for Kazakhstan's transition to a green economy
30 October 2014
The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) is launching an unprecedented appeal in response to the Ebola crisis, but what lessons must we learn if we are to effectively and equitably tackle future shocks of this scale?
29 October 2014
IIED director Camilla Toulmin writes about her decision to step down after ten years, and outlines how the institute will search for her successor
27 October 2014
Achieving universal sanitation is a major challenge. A joint delegation from Malawi came to World Water Week in Stockholm to share their work on sanitation in the city of Blantyre
23 October 2014
Highlighting and assessing the urban impacts of climate change can help cities find a more consistent, multi-level approach to climate adaptation
21 October 2014
Climate expert Fatima Denton from the Economic Commission for Africa will say it's time for more optimism on Africa and climate change at an IIED lecture to celebrate Barbara Ward's birthday
20 October 2014
If foreign investment is to promote inclusive sustainable development, investment policy must take human rights seriously
15 October 2014
To mark World Food Day, IIED, ODI and IDS have launched the first seven of 12 new papers addressing agricultural and rural development debates in sub-Saharan Africa.

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