The challenge of bringing a business-like approach to forest conservation, using REDD+ schemes, is complex and daunting. But three lessons learnt by a project in southeastern Tanzania can help ensure success
In the wake of predictions that the oceans will be fishless by 2050, the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) has produced an animation to showcase its work on the economics of marine and coastal fisheries
This page will feature the latest updates on the NBSAPs 2.0 Mainstreaming biodiversity and development project, which follows four countries as they update their national plans to integrate biodiversity into mainstream development strategies
From 24-28 February, members of the International Institute for Environment and Development communications department organised a series of sessions to explore common themes with partners in Kenya and Ethiopia. Here are some highlights
The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) is an eight-year, multi-country initiative, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, which seeks to build the capacity of stakeholders in cities to plan for and implement actions to increase their resilience to climate change
IIED is planning a five-year knowledge programme for the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector. Our goal is to create a policy environment that supports more secure, dignified livelihoods for miners, that helps to empower them, that promotes collaboration within the sector, and that addresses other social and environmental challenges. The programme's core components will be country learning groups; multi-stakeholder dialogues on contentious issues; an online ASM resource centre and virtual network; and global policy engagement and communications.