Newsletter archives

We send out a range of regular newsletters containing our latest news and publications. Sign up or explore the archives below.

IIED newsletter

November 2016 – A special newsletter to highlight the activities of IIED in the second week of COP22 in Marrakech, focusing on a side event on decentralised climate finance

October 2016 – Read all about IIED's participation at the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) UN climate talks in Marrakech

September 2016 – A focus on cities, with the Barbara Ward Lecture, new urban research, and Habitat III

August 2016 – Urban democracy and climate change, informal economies, and wildlife conservation

July 2016 – The Sustainable Development Goals, Least Developed Countries, and critique of the Habitat III New Urban Agenda

June 2016 – Responding to Brexit and the SDGs pledge to 'leave no one behind'

May 2016 – Reimagining development in the Least Developed Countries, land investments, accountability and the law and mainstreaming biodiversity and development

April 2016 – Both sides of the trophy hunting debate, evaluation and the SDGs, and sustainable fisheries management in Bangladesh

March 2016 – Take our stakeholder survey, find out more about our work on food demand and forests and register for our event to discuss Habitat III and the new urban agenda

February 2016 – A spotlight on climate negotiations for the Least Developed Countries and what does IIED mean to you? Complete our survey and let us know

January 2016 – Find out about our work on the informal economy, read our latest publications, and register for our annual community-based adaptation to climate change conference

December 2015 – We focus on COP21. Read all of the latest blogs, download new briefing papers and watch our coverage from Paris

October 2015 – Take a look at our new online annual report, find out about our events at COP21 and read our latest publications and briefing papers

September 2015 – Water and land rights, community-based adaptation to climate change and why urbanisation matters

August 2015 – SDG related video interviews and animation, new briefing papers and reports

July 2015 – Watch and share a new IIED animation, download a recent issue paper on inclusive green growth in Kenya and find out about our plans at World Water Week in August

June 2015 – Meet IIED's new director, find out about our latest work on artisanal and small-scale mining, and read about our event at World Water Week in August

May 2015 – Information about IIED events at European Development Days, plans for World Oceans Day and making the links between woodlands and wellbeing

April 2015 – Gold mining in Tanzania, a new briefing paper on tackling wildlife crime and two dates for your diary in June

March 2015 – Introducing IIED's new director, a new paper on low carbon resilient development, and we ask why don't we make the loggers pay?

February 2015 – A new climate advocacy toolkit, details of two events in Uganda in March, and a last chance to take our publications survey

January 2015 – Take our 2015 publications survey, learn why the glass is half full from IIED's chief economist and read our latest paper on ecosystem-based adaptation to climate change

December 2014 – Take our end-of-year quiz, watch a new photofilm and visit the new Global Water Initiative West Africa website

November 2014 – Conflict and violence in 21st century cities, building bridges for sustainable development and IIED at COP20

October 2014 – A new report on formalising artisanal and small-scale mining in Colombia, what IIED has planned at the World Parks Congress and details of how to register for Development & Climate Days at COP20

September 2014 – Social justice in forests, universal energy access and rewriting the narrative on Africa and climate change

August 2014 – Chinese views of African forests, how to best deal with wildlife crime and inspiring action for sustainable fisheries

July 2014 – Tools for inclusive cities, forests and Sustainable Development Goals, and the Musketeers of development

June 2014 – Celebrate the drylands, learn from a fisher how to save fish species, and explore what agroecology is and what it has to offer

May 2014 – Social justice in the green economy, mainstreaming biodiversity and development, and what's next for REDD+?

March 2014 – Sustainable fisheries animation, football and forests, and the launch of a new five-year strategy

February 2014 – Nobel Peace Prize nominations, the post-2015 development agenda and an elephant in the room

January 2014 – Payments for ecosystem services, locally controlled forestry in Mozambique and a guidebook for African journalists

November 2013 – REDD+ and rights, conserving fish in Bangladesh and reactions to COP19

October 2013 – COP19 UN climate change conference and the launch of our latest book

September 2013 – Big dams in Niger, reducing urban poverty and a house with many rooms

August 2013 – Mountain gorillas in Uganda, land deals and conserving Bangladesh's fish

July 2013 – Financing climate change adaptation, post-2015 agenda and African land grabs

June 2013 – Biodiversity in Botswana, City 2,0 and the quiet revolution in sustainable energy

Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) newsletter

September 2016 – The first ASM newsletter contains updates from the team on our work in Ghana, Tanzania, Madagascar and more

Forests newsletter

September 2016 – A new IIED forest project in the Congo Basin, our latest publications and a blog on locally controlled forests  

May 2016 – The Forest and Farm Facility, our latest publications and a new infographic on food demand and forests

February 2016 – REDD+, the informal economy and post-capitalist forests?

November 2015 – REDD+ event, food vs. forests and democratic forest business

August 2015 – Read our latest briefing papers, keep up to date with our testing REDD+ in Mozambique project and find about our events at the World Forestry Congress next month

April 2015 – Updates from Forest Connect and the China-Africa Forest Governance project, plus information about our latest briefing papers and reports

December 2014 – Find out what we got up to at the UNFCCC COP20 and the latest news from the Forest and Farm Facility

September 2014 – Forest governance, a China-Africa partnership and messages from friends and partners 

July 2014 – A Sustainable Development Goals special! Read about our forest modular approach and complete a survey

June 2014 – REDD+: the next steps, the risks and benefits, and what people want from it

March 2014 – The Chinese timber trade, a focus on gender and our partners in Mozambique

January 2014 – Gender and REDD+, forest producer organisations and love-infused development

Legal Tools newsletter

August 2016 – Accountability in agribusiness investments and the use of web platforms to improve rights and transparency

February 2016 – Gender and land governance, an upgraded investment law handbook and other new publications

September 2015 – Investment treaties, a guide and webinar on promoting accountability in agricultural investment chains and new publications

April 2015 – Investment treaties, grievance mechanisms, 'land grabbing' and a new IIED animation on agricultural investment chains

October 2014 – Human rights and investment policy, sustaining paralegal programmes, rethinking investment treaties and shaping land law from the bottom up

Shaping Sustainable Markets newsletter

October 2015 – The informal economy, news of a forthcoming event and the latest publications

Urban newsletter

November 2016 – A special newsletter to highlight the activities of IIED's Human Settlements research group at Habitat III, the global UN summit on cities and urbanisation

August 2016 – Learn of the latest publications, such as 'Transforming a 'New Urban Agenda' into a just urban agenda', and 'Trade winds: is free trade in food bad news for rural areas during rapid urbanisation?'

May 2016 – Learn of the latest publications, such as 'Why is water still unaffordable for sub-Saharan Africa's urban poor?' and read a spotlight on new book 'Cities on a Finite Planet: Transformative responses to climate change'

March 2016 – News, publications and a spotlight on inclusive urbanisation