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FishNet is an online community that brings together people with an interest in sustainable fisheries

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Join FishNet, our online community for everyone interested in sustainable fisheries
Shack dwellers from the eThekwini municipality protesting in Durban (Photo: Slum/Shack Dwellers International)

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Lindiwe Sisulu looked at the often troubled relationship between the state and the urban poor when she delivered the 2008 Barbara Ward Lecture in London

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Connie Hedegaard stressed the importance of setting tough targets for reducing carbon emissions when she gave the 2010 Barbara Ward Lecture in London
Lake Bogoria, the ancestral land of the Endorois people, Kenya (Photo: Emma Eastwood/MRG)

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IIED and Natural Justice are seeking feedback on a series of technical reports that aim to provide clear guidance about the human rights obligations of conservation actors, and specific details of the rights and forms of redress available to Indigenous peoples and local communities
IIED research communications manager Rosalind Goodrich provided coverage from the third NBSAP 2.0 workshop at Midgard Estate in Namibia, where giraffes could be seen (Photo: Rosalind Goodrich/IIED)

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Coverage of the third NBSAP 2.0 workshop in Namibia in July 2014 that considered what successful mainstreaming of biodiversity and development would look like
A fishing settlement in Bandar Lampung city, Indonesia. (Photo: Diane Archer/IIED)

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IIED’s partner ACCCRN is an eight-year, multi-country initiative working with cities across the world to increase resilience to climate change
The Kob population in Uganda is being depleted by poaching, pictured in Queen Elizabeth National Park (Photo: Roger Day Photography)

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A project to build capacity for pro-poor responses in Uganda through learning more about the interactions between wildlife crime and poverty
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Urban poverty reduction was the focus when the latest in a series of seminars at the International Institute for Environment and Development took place on July 2
Part of a collection of photos focusing on local pastoralists in Niger, West Africa faced with 35 years of drought (Photo: Marie Monimart)

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As part of World Day to Combat Desertification, view a gallery of images taken of local pastoralists from Niger, West Africa, facing up to the challenge of 35 years of drought
Three translations of the new strategy of the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) for the period 2014-2019 are now available to download

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Three translations of the new strategy of the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) for the period 2014-2019 are now available to download
A house on the island of Padma Pakur is submerged by the rising waters (Photo: Espen Rasmussen/PANOS)

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South Asia as a region has witnessed favourable economic growth and is gearing up to capitalise on opportunities provided by urbanisation, economic diversification and a young population. At the same time the region is also home to the world's largest population of the poor and is extremely vulnerable to adverse impacts of climate change
Reforestation program in Guatemala (Photo: Enrique Varahona)

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The Forest and Farm Facility's vision is that smallholders, communities, and indigenous peoples and women's organisations have improved livelihoods and decision-making over forest and farm landscapes
World leaders who sought the advice of IIED founder, who would have been 100 on 23 May 2014, included two US presidents, and several UK prime ministers and heads of state from Africa and Asia

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Watch a special video compilation of some of Barbara Ward's most notable interviews and quotes, plus the thoughts of those – including US President John F Kennedy – who knew her best
World leaders who sought the advice of IIED founder, who would have been 100 on 23 May 2014, included two US presidents, and several UK prime ministers and heads of state from Africa and Asia

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On 23 May 2014, the International Institute for Environment and Development marked 100 years since the birth of its founder, Barbara Ward with a range of articles, interviews and videos
Two forest farmers from Ghana, including the head of a local community forest group, alongside some cocoa beans (Photo: Duncan Macqueen/IIED)

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IIED is working to help install forest-related targets and indicators into the post-2015 development framework, contributing towards notional goal areas on poverty reduction and equality, economic growth and employment, food security, water and energy, climate change, ecosystems and biodiversity

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The second workshop for the NBSAPs 2.0 Project was held in Entebbe, Uganda from 8-12 July 2013. It was run as run as a joint initiative with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Biodiversity Finance (BioFin) project.

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What has been learnt so far in the course of revising national biodiversity strategies and actions plans (NBSAPs)? Representatives from Botswana, the Seychelles and Namibia – all project members from the NBSAPs 2.0 project – presented the key lessons for them at a side event to the CBD global workshop in Nairobi on 12 November 2013.
Carina Millstone makes a Critical Theme presentation to IIED staff in May 2014 (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

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The latest in a series of seminars at IIED focusing on financial themes took place on 21 May with a discussion regarding the private sector and sustainable business practices
Nick Robins makes a Critical Theme presentation to IIED staff in May 2014 (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

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A series of seminars at IIED focusing on financial themes began on May 15 with a discussion addressing the relationship between financial systems and the green economy
IIED senior fellow Saleemul Huq announces the Kathmandu Declaration to delegates at CBA8 in Nepal in April 2014 (Photo: Stephanie Andrei)

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At the close of the 8th International Conference on Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA8) in April 2014, delegates released a declaration that called for a radical shift in flows of finance to ensure the most vulnerable communities can adapt to climate change

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