27 November 2012
China’s new conservative leadership means any changes to help the country's environment will come through the existing policy framework, and not an overhaul of the system.
26 November 2012
As understanding of the severity of climate change rises, it’s increasingly clear that a negotiated global agreement on climate change is not enough – civil society has a central role to play too.
23 November 2012
Many development organisations fail to become true agents of change. Liz Carlile sets out some of the obstacles and asks how we can help bring hard science and local knowledge together to provide better solutions at the community level.
20 November 2012
No one unequivocally and wholeheartedly said development assistance worked at yesterday’s debate on whether it had a future. All three panel speakers saw the need for a radical change in approach.
12 November 2012
Read how ELLA’s online Learning Alliances are sharing Latin American experience with sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
7 November 2012
How far have researchers progressed in including smallholder farmers and NGOs in setting research objectives and making decisions?
1 November 2012
Lessons need to be learned to transform the African ‘resource curse’ into a ‘resource blessing’ and to mitigate against the negative impacts of large land-based investments on the continent.
31 October 2012
Policymakers need to better integrate strategies for dealing with climate change into their country’s development plans, rather than leaving them isolated as stand-alone policies and projects.
24 October 2012
Humans are made up of two halves – the heart and head, and the lower bit, "stomach, sex and kicks.” Focusing on the middle tells you nothing about the two extreme halves.