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Fairer by Far: Multi-functional mosaics for public goods
Recent research shows how forest-farm landscapes can provide greater public goods.
Nepal: Forestry and agriculture and the story of their fake divorce
While many Nepali subsistence farmers happily combine forestry and agriculture on their land, there is little integration between the two sectors in the country’s policy and administration.
African land deals: Is a policy shift underway?
African governments have played a key role in allocating land to investors. Recent developments hold out promise for more carefully thought out approaches by them in the future.
Bangladesh: from adaptation to low carbon resilience?
Is it fair to ask Bangladesh to adapt to the impacts of climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions? How does the government view this approach?
Latest blog posts
Fishy business at IIED
10 December 2013
The end of November was an exciting time for IIED’s Sustainable Markets Group, which launched two publications and an online network, all with a focus on sustainable fisheries. Grace Philip reports.
Time to hear LDC voices on Post-2015 development goals
10 December 2013
The post-2015 development agenda will most profoundly affect the least developed countries (LDCs), so it's essential that people in these countries have a greater say in what the goals look like.
Making it real: social learning in practice
9 December 2013
Our review of the literature and in-depth interviews confirmed five top tips for success in putting social learning into practice.