The IIED blog

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.
8 April 2014
There's a surprising name on the list of winners of this year's US$1.25 million Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship
4 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
4 April 2014
Progressive countries, including some of the world's poorest, are acting to green their economies and build resilience to climate change
3 April 2014
Cambodia is one of several countries that are developing monitoring and evaluation frameworks to track different climate change actions at national as well as local levels
3 April 2014
"Climate consists of so many things to us," says Ibrahim Shone, a pastoralist in Isiolo County in Northern Kenya. "It's not only weather, it's also about how we prepare for droughts and diseases, and find enough grass for our animals. These things change with the seasons."
2 April 2014
IIED Senior Fellow Saleemul Huq, one of the co-authors of the latest IPCC report on climate change, highlights the key findings of the publication and what policymakers need to do next
31 March 2014
Focus groups, choice experiments and votes in villages reveal big difference in how communities wish to be rewarded for avoiding deforestation
31 March 2014
There is an explicit assumption in international policy statements that conserving biodiversity can help in efforts to tackle global poverty
31 March 2014
Never heard of no-till agriculture? It's revolutionising agriculture in Australia and other drylands countries. "No-Till Bill", a pioneer in the technique, is now spreading the word in Europe

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