The IIED blog

29 April 2014
Is a problem shared a problem halved? This is the question that sprang to mind this week in Nepal as participants of CBA8 met for the pre-conference field trips
29 April 2014
Many of the 500 million small farms that produce the bulk of food consumed in developing countries have no access to modern energy services. Why doesn't more research and innovation focus on getting energy to them?
29 April 2014
After several years of negotiations, a framework has been agreed to compensate developing nations for avoiding deforestation. IIED hosted a conference to examine what happens now
25 April 2014
"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 April 2014
Karachi is building upwards to house its expanding population, but unregulated building leaves poor families at risk. An IIED film outlines solutions that could benefit the city, says Suzanne Fisher
16 April 2014
Around a billion people live in informal urban settlements that lack essential services and security, so the concerns of these people should be high on the agenda when agreeing a new set of sustainable development goals
11 April 2014
"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
9 April 2014
Nepal has begun to assess the potential harm and benefits of the compensation scheme for protecting forests
9 April 2014
We need a plan. A plan that will guide us towards achieving real impact for smallholders around the world
9 April 2014
Not so long ago in Zimbabwe, government officials and communities would have blamed each other for the poor state of high density, low-income neighbourhoods. But thanks to years of dialogue the two sides have come together.

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