The IIED blog

18 December 2013
IIED director Camilla Toulmin addresses this year's Fuller Symposium, discussing the global forces that affect local communities and their ability to control their natural resources
17 December 2013
The film "Planting for Change" tells the story of how farmers in Guangxi and Yunnan provinces have responded to climatic adversity by using their own innovations and biocultural heritage
16 December 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.
10 December 2013
The end of November was an exciting time for IIED’s Sustainable Markets Group, which launched two publications and an online network, all with a focus on sustainable fisheries. Grace Philip reports.
10 December 2013
The post-2015 development agenda will most profoundly affect the least developed countries (LDCs), so it's essential that people in these countries have a greater say in what the goals look like.
9 December 2013
Our review of the literature and in-depth interviews confirmed five top tips for success in putting social learning into practice.
9 December 2013
Urban development programmes have tended to treat livelihoods and shelter as separate problems to solve, when in fact they are closely linked. Grassroots organisations are increasingly seeking ways to tackle these challenges together.
6 December 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.
3 December 2013
The UN report on progress towards the Millennium Development Goals seems so at odds with realities on the ground, says David Satterthwaite.
29 November 2013
Costa Rica has adopted a mix of economic and regulatory policies to protect its forests – the eclectic mix of ingredients could be judged a recipe for success.

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