The IIED blog

28 March 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
28 March 2014
What's next for schemes that pay communities to protect local ecosystems? This is what leading researchers and practitioners in the field came together to discuss at IIED's conference in Edinburgh last week
27 March 2014
Liz Carlile describes three activities that help IIED understand and engage with its diverse audiences
25 March 2014
In late February, discussions over the post-2015 development agenda reached a milestone. The co-Chairs of the Open Working Group (OWG), the body tasked with preparing a Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) proposal for consideration by the UN General Assembly in September 2014, issued a "Focus Areas Document".
25 March 2014
How is it possible to challenge laws that promote investment but adversely affect the rights of local communities? Two legal empowerment practitioners from peasants' rights and indigenous peoples organisations in Indonesia recently shared their experiences during IIED's first Legal Tools webinar.
24 March 2014
Social learning has been identified as an approach that has the potential to improve the quality of stakeholder participation in and uptake of research
24 March 2014
Improving the participation of rural people has been in vogue for years, often with limited success. Here's one scheme that lives up to the hype by involving forest and farm producers on their own terms
21 March 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
20 March 2014
Teamwork, competition and game-changers are all needed to transform the commodity chains that drive deforestation.
19 March 2014
A meeting between two pastoralist groups has reduced tensions over grazing land and could lead to a cross-county platform for negotiating access to resources during droughts

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