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15 December 2014
In its latest report, the UK parliament's Environmental Audit Committee has warned that the government risks undermining new global development goals, following evidence that the UK has been seeking to limit their scope and ambition
10 December 2014
As the high-level section of the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) gathers pace in Lima, delegates warmly received the news that Australia has pledged $166 million USD to the Green Climate Fund
4 December 2014
Extreme poverty and the impacts of climate change can be overcome by far-sighted, joined-up action on both at once, the Development and Climate Days event at UN climate talks in Peru will hear
27 November 2014
Peru's farmers are able to access a greater diversity of potato varieties for climate adaptation, thanks to the continued work of a ground-breaking agreement between CIP, ANDES and the Association of the Potato Park communities
3 November 2014
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released its Fifth Assessment Report, issuing the starkest warning yet on the perils of continuing with 'business as usual'
15 October 2014
Violence in African, Asian and Latin American cities can no longer be seen as a problem that can be challenged and overcome through development programmes, says new research in Environment and Urbanization
17 September 2014
Poverty is not the only reason people illegally hunt wildlife in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, according to the Uganda Poverty and Conservation Learning Group (U-PCLG), whose new research shows that resentment toward conservation projects is just as big a factor
4 September 2014
An international seminar in Costa Rica on Friday, 5 September focused on the economic contribution of marine and coastal ecosystem services to the regional economy
2 September 2014
IIED is pleased to announce the dates for the 9th annual International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from 23-30 April, 2015
30 June 2014
30 June 2014, Rome – Indigenous peoples, local communities and private smallholders own or manage a growing proportion of the world's forests and can play a significant role in tackling deforestation and reducing poverty – especially if they

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