The IIED blog

7 June 2012
Ten years ago, the mining industry, in collaboration with the IIED, set out to explore how it could maximise its contribution to sustainable development through the Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development (MMSD) project. So, what has happened since then? Where are we now?
1 June 2012
In this short clip, Tom Bigg, IIED's Head of Partnerships, explains the purpose of the event and encourages you to register.
31 May 2012
The Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala Rural Development Programme, which won the well-deserved international gold award at the
30 May 2012
Those who are doing it well are having their efforts recognised at the coveted Ashden Awards, which highlights “practical, local energy solutions that cut carb
30 May 2012
Most of the 2 million car trips shared every month are taken to save money and to make friends. The 112,000 tonnes of C02 saved every year are an added bonus.
30 May 2012
This was one of the conclusions of participants at a provocative seminar ‘Rural youth today, farmers tom
24 May 2012
The panelists, Tony Cunningham MP (Labour), Martin Horwood MP (Liberal Democrats),
24 May 2012
IIED is playing an important role in getting government representatives and environmentalists together at our
10 May 2012
People living in informal settlements are often deliberately left out of official surveys and maps. Now they're documenting themselves.
10 May 2012
The children in Hong Ca commune, Vietnam, know that practising rescue drills can save lives in the event of a real natural disaster.

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