News archive

2 April 2015
Representatives from Nepal, Bangladesh, Rwanda and Ethiopia, including government stakeholders' researchers, civil society groups and multilateral bodies, such as the Green Climate Fund (GCF), this week discussed how climate finance can better reach the people who need it most – the poorest in society
25 March 2015
Government representatives and economists from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are meeting in Burkina Faso to review the economic impacts of large dams
23 March 2015
The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) today announced the appointment of Dr Andrew Norton as director, replacing outgoing director Dr Camilla Toulmin at the end of June
3 March 2015
A high-level meeting in Guinea on 4-5 March will discuss reforms governing land expropriation and compensation for smallholder farmers displaced by large public interest infrastructure projects
3 March 2015
A music video, 'Imagine Bwindi', celebrates the wildlife of Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and highlights the links between the park and local communities
2 March 2015
Researchers, community representatives, UN and government officials and NGOs have issued a set of recommendations on engaging communities in combating the illegal wildlife trade
27 February 2015
A tool for developing countries to provide evidence of effective adaptation to climate change, allowing them to access international climate funds, will be launched today (27 February) after three years of development by IIED and partners
27 February 2015
Ground-breaking community-led approaches to combating wildlife crime around the world will be shared at an international symposium taking place in Muldersdrift near Johannesburg from 26-28 February, attended by researchers, community groups, government officials, UN agencies and NGOs. The findings will be taken to the high level wildlife conference in Kasane, Botswana in March
12 February 2015
International research organisations are stressing the need for climate agreements to support traditional farming, given its role in both adaptation and mitigation
19 January 2015
Senior Bangladeshi officials, researchers and IIED staff have met to review a project that aims to restore hilsa fish stocks and create a sustainable fishing industry in the country

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