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A head and shoulders image of new IIED chief operating officer Deborah Harris, who started her role on 23 May (Photo: Deborah Harris)
23 May 2016
Deborah Harris is "excited to combine my commercial experience with my passion for sustainable development” after being appointed as IIED's new chief operating officer
10 May 2016
Research shared at a workshop in Yangon with government officials, private sector and civil society organisations shows that, at most, only 34 per cent of the population has access to grid quality electricity, and 38,000 villages have no electricity at all. The findings are the early results from research carried out by the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development, IIED, and the Institute for Essential Services Reform
5 May 2016
Scientists from Bangladesh, India and Myanmar are calling on their countries to develop a shared plan for sustainably managing the hilsa fishery
28 April 2016
The 10th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA10), closed on 28 April in Bangladesh urging NGOs, infrastructure investors and government to work with community federations for mainstreaming local level adaptation and ensuring that finance reaches those most vulnerable to climate change in urban settlements
23 March 2016
Minerals Commission and partners spearhead participatory reform in the artisanal and small-scale mining sector
24 February 2016
Plans agreed by the world's governments in 2015 to address climate change and eradicate poverty currently do little to meet the needs of more than half the world's population, say experts from the International Institute for Environment and the Green Economy Coalition
28 January 2016
A diverse group of national and community leaders will collaborate to turn Ghana's artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector into an engine for growth and equity
30 November 2015
The cost of all 48 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) implementing their post-2020 climate action plans, is estimated to be around US$93 billion a year, says a paper published by IIED

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