The IIED Bookshelf features books from external publishers that have been authored or edited by our researchers, or include chapters written by those experts. Each book listing includes related articles, blogs, reviews and author interviews. These book contributions support the institute's vision to strive for excellence in policy and action research that drives sustainable development.

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Book cover
19 March 2020

A new book by Camilla Toulmin shows how villagers in Central Mali have experienced and responded to a wide range of challenges over the last 35 years

Book cover: Resilience – The Science of Adaptation to Climate Change
28 March 2019

The term ‘resilience’ – one of today’s hottest buzzwords in climate and development – comes under the spotlight in a new book that includes a chapter IIED’s Saleemul Huq has co-authored with researchers Yousuf Mahid and Nadine Suliman from the International Centre for Climate Change and Development

The front cover of the book ‘Urban Water Trajectories
30 January 2019

IIED’s Anna Walnycki authors a chapter in Urban Water Trajectories, a book that offers case studies crossing developed and developing country contexts to address key trends in debates on water in cities, as well as identifying the practical impact of politics about water in cities

The front cover of  the book ‘Climate Action with Tomorrow in Mind: Expert Perspectives on Long-term Climate and Development Strategies’
1 August 2018

IIED’s Achala Abeysinghe authors a chapter in the book ‘Climate Action with Tomorrow in Mind: Expert Perspectives on Long-term Climate and Development Strategies’ which compiles more than 30 expert perspectives on key topics related to the development of long-term strategies

Cover of the Trends in Climate Change Legislation book, depicting a set of scales
8 May 2018

IIED's Achala Abeysinghe and Subhi Barakat, alongside Michal Nachmany of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, co-author a chapter in the book 'Trends in Climate Change Legislation' that explores how a deepening understanding of the importance of climate change has caused a recent and rapid increase in the number of climate change or climate-related laws

Enhancing Adaptation to Climate Change in Developing Countries Through Community-Based Adaptation'
21 February 2018

Essam Yassin Mohammed, of IIED, and Zenebe Bashaw Uraguchi, co-edit 'the book Financial Inclusion for Poverty Alleviation: Issues and Case Studies for Sustainable Development'



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IIED publications

All of the books listed above can all be found in IIED's comprehensive Publications Library, which contains more than 6,500 briefings, research papers and more related to the institutes work.