The IIED blog

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.
7 June 2013
Our new paper on global trends aims to provoke debate as part of the process of developing IIED’s new five-year strategy. Read it and tell us what you think.
7 June 2013
From crowdfunding platforms to development banks, the private sector can have a big impact in low-income energy markets.
5 June 2013
The UN Secretary General's High-Level Panel has published their set of recommendations for international development. What is the verdict? How do they ‘score’?
4 June 2013
Almost half the food the world produces is thrown away. Reducing food waste is an economic, ethical and environmental challenge which grassroots initiatives are starting to address.
30 May 2013
"In Our World" relates to IIED's world of environment and development. It connects us with what’s going on in both the real world and online worlds.
24 May 2013
"In Our World" relates to IIED's world of environment and development. It connects us with what’s going on in both the real world and online worlds.
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?
22 May 2013
With the Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May, a new biodiversity project highlights its importance and draws out tensions that arise when biodiversity is put at the centre of development policies.

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