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A glacial lake near the Jomolhari mountain in Bhutan. Receding glaciers threaten Bhutan's ecosystem with flash floods, landslides and water security problems (Photo: PNUD, Creative Commons via Flickr)
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In the third of our interviews with representatives from the Least Developed Country Group, the Prime Minister of Bhutan, Tshering Tobgay, shares his hopes and priorities for COP21 in Paris
Gambia is hoping to develop its tourism industry, but coastal areas are environmentally fragile and threatened by erosion. (Photo: Nick Brooks, Creative Commons via Flickr)
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In the second of our interviews with representatives from the Least Developed Country Group ahead of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) talks in Paris (COP21), Pa Ousman Jarju, Minister of Environment, Climate Change, Water, Parks and Wildlife in The Gambia, shares his perspective
A father and son record measurements from a rain gauge on their farm in Western Uganda. Changes in rainfall patterns could significantly impact rural populations (Photo: J. Recha/CCAFS, Creative Commons via Flickr)
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In the first of our interviews with representatives from the Least Developed Country Group ahead of the UN climate talks in Paris (COP21), Tracy Kajumba shares some of the challenges created by climate change in Uganda
Digging the foundations for a new home in an informal settlement in Nairobi (Photo: April Rinne, Creative Commons via Flickr)
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The Urban Matters blog highlights the work of organisations in Africa, Latin America and Asia. This page lists key blogs from some of our partners

From decentralised finance to legal tools, this map showing real examples of innovative governance from around the world highlights seven tried-and-tested methods of empowering local institutions (Image: IIED)
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From decentralised finance to legal tools, this map showing real examples of innovative governance from around the world highlights seven tried-and-tested methods of empowering local institutions
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This year’s Development & Climate (D&C) Days event in Paris delivered "tough talk on poverty and climate" and focused on the key transitions needed to tackle climate change and eradicate poverty by 2030
The logo of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) (Image: UNFCCC, Creative Commons via Flickr)
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The Conference of the Parties (COP) is the supreme decision-making body of the the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). IIED participates and reports on this annual event
Publications produced for COP21 and side events
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A list of publications produced for COP21 and side events by IIED and its partners
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This annual gathering links the issues of climate change and development, and promotes dialogue, information sharing and informal discussion at the United Nations climate change talks
Saleemul Huq is interviewed as part of the Road to Paris video series (Image: IIED)
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Hear from a series of experts as they provide an insight into the perspectives of the Least Developed Countries on key aspects of the UNFCCC process ahead of the UN climate talks in Paris in December 2015
PLA 42: Children's Participation - Evaluating Effectiveness
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This issue of Participatory Learning and Action examines issues surrounding the evaluation of children's participation.

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Keep up to date with the latest participation news from Participatory Learning and Action – a leading informal journal on participatory methods and approaches that strengthen rights, voice and governance and promote social justice. The series is published in English, with some issues translated into other languages, and some issues available in multimedia formats.
A young Maasai herder sees a future in pastoralism (Photo: gritty.org)
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County and local governments in Kenya and Tanzania are strengthening their capacity for effective adaptive planning with support from IIED

The 2014/15 Annual Report sets out key ways IIED and partners have worked to ensure the SDGs are set for success (Image: We Are Tangerine/IIED)
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The Sustainable Development Goals set the development agenda for decades to come. How will IIED's work feed into the SDG agenda?
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Keep up to date with the latest participation news from Participatory Learning and Action – a leading informal journal on participatory methods and approaches that strengthen rights, voice and governance and promote social justice. The series is published in English, with some issues translated into other languages, and some issues available in multimedia formats.

GWI West Africa at World Water Week 2015 (Photo: Lucile Robinson/GWI)
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The annual World Water Week in Stockholm focuses on a wide range of issues relating to water across the globe. This year's theme was 'Water for development'. GWI West Africa held a side event at World Water Week 2015, titled 'Towards socially just and economically viable dams in West Africa'. The event was designed to share some of the lessons learnt from our work in West Africa and exchange experiences with others from across the globe

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