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Virtual conferences: not in the future, but now
In this digitally connected world, could virtual participants meaningfully follow and take part in an IIED conference, cutting carbon footprints and expense?
How extractive industries can address conflict and build trust with communities
Giant mining, timber, oil and gas projects show how companies can address conflict and build trust in communities their activities affect
Current policy narratives limit climate resilience in world’s dry regions
Partial narratives that underpin policymaking prevent people in arid regions from fulfilling their potential to provide food and sustain resilient livelihoods in a changing climate.
Latest blog posts
In Our World: 17 May (forest food, city resilience, climatic effects and more)
17 May 2013
"In Our World" relates to IIED's world of environment and development. It connects us with what’s going on in both the real world and online worlds.
Myanmar: Could an unusual yam help the march of community forestry?
17 May 2013
An unlikely sounding tuber could help local farmers achieve a landscape of community forestry in all but name in Myanmar.
Mali – A pathway out of crisis
14 May 2013
Tomorrow in Brussels a meeting will be held of governments and multilateral organisations to discuss with the Malian government and civil society groups how best to h