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15 October 2018
IIED pays tribute to an inspirational leader and fighter for slum-dwellers' rights, who died on Saturday, aged 71
11 October 2018
IIED today announces the appointment of Laura Kelly as director of its Shaping Sustainable Markets research group
11 October 2018
Ahead of the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference in London (11-12 October) a unique interactive website is being launched today to foster learning and share experiences on community engagement in combating poaching and the illegal wildlife trade. “People Not Poaching: the Communities and IWT Learning Platform” will enable organisations and communities to share IWT successes and lessons
9 October 2018
Ahead of the Convention on Biological Diversity, IIED has launched a series of blogs and interviews illustrating the role, influence and impact of women working to safeguard the world’s biodiversity
27 September 2018
IIED's latest Fish Night event will look at how we can make sure that subsidies designed to benefit marine and coastal ecosystems don’t have a detrimental effect on smaller fisheries
24 September 2018
Registrations have opened for Development & Climate Days 2018 at COP24
17 September 2018
Join our webinar on 3 October 2018 to discuss experiences of supporting farmers in contract farming arrangements
29 August 2018
Join our webinar on 2 Oct 2018 to discuss how developing countries can benefit from investing in national M&E systems for climate change adaptation - and go beyond narrow project or indicator-based monitoring systems.
21 August 2018
IIED has released two new films highlighting initiatives to improve the sustainability of Chinese investments in Africa. The films are part of a wider effort to reach Chinese and international audiences with messages about sustainability, good governance and local livelihoods
10 August 2018
Experts point to growing awareness of the potential of nature-based solutions to climate change – but say work must be done to improve understanding and policy take-up
30 July 2018
Read the July edition of the IIED newsletter, rounding up all our publications, blogs and news from last month
20 July 2018
On 20 July IIED and partners will launch Phase II of the Forest and Farm Facility, the second stage of a highly successful international partnership that is providing support to forest and farm producer organisations across Africa, Asia and Latin America
5 July 2018
We’re inviting community representatives to express their interest in participating in a London workshop on how to effectively engage with the illegal wildlife trade at the local level. Closing date: 31 July, 2018
3 July 2018
IIED organised a webinar on 28 June 2018 to discuss how developing country governments can assess adaptation actions to inform national planning and international reporting. 
14 June 2018
IIED partners with Oxford University to launch an interactive online policy platform on nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation 
25 May 2018
Join IIED and Practical Action for a Twitter chat on 1 June 2018 to discuss how to scale up local climate action.
21 May 2018
In the run-up to a crucial meeting of the Parties to the UN Biodiversity Convention later this year, IIED looks at what needs to happen ahead of a new post-2020 agenda
16 May 2018
Join our Twitter chat on Thursday 31 May to talk about how to protect our oceans. The online conversation will cover issues ranging from high seas governance, what it will take to make sustainable small-scale fisheries part of the growing blue economy, and the connection between pollution out at sea and the impact on coastal water ecosystems.
9 May 2018
IIED and IUCN have published case studies, a policy briefing and a toolkit to help practitioners and stakeholders build community engagement in combatting illegal wildlife trade.
3 April 2018
Join our webinar on 11 April 2018 to discuss innovative ways to channel and leverage finance to forest-related enterprises
26 March 2018
Join our webinar on 16 April 2018 to discuss how small-scale farmers can be supported when negotiating with companies.
21 March 2018
The 2018 Barbara Ward Lecture will be given by the first woman Prime Minister of Norway Gro Harlem Brundtland, who chaired the UN World Commission of Environment and Development that presented the groundbreaking Our Common Future report on sustainable development
21 March 2018
IIED is marking the International Day of Forests (21 March) by issuing two new publications with its Forest and Farm Facility partners that highlight a powerful new approach to strengthening forests and forest producers
8 March 2018
To mark International Women's Day, IIED has launched a series of blogs and interviews that reflect on the role, influence and impact of women in the field of sustainable development
2 March 2018
IIED will host its third 'digital day' dedicated to artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) on 15 March 2018, connecting mining stakeholders across the globe