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28 April 2015
The 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA9) will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 27-30 April, 2015
27 April 2015
A new book that hopes to provide some fresh perspectives on drylands development will be launched in Nairobi on 28 April
27 April 2015
IIED's thoughts and hopes are with all those affected by the earthquake that struck Nepal and areas of Bangladesh, India and Tibet on 25 April, with a state of emergency being declared in Nepal
2 April 2015
Representatives from Nepal, Bangladesh, Rwanda and Ethiopia, including government stakeholders' researchers, civil society groups and multilateral bodies, such as the Green Climate Fund (GCF), this week discussed how climate finance can better reach the people who need it most – the poorest in society
25 March 2015
Government representatives and economists from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are meeting in Burkina Faso to review the economic impacts of large dams
25 March 2015
Government representatives and economists from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are meeting in Burkina Faso to review the economic impacts of large dams
23 March 2015
The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) today announced the appointment of Dr Andrew Norton as director, replacing outgoing director Dr Camilla Toulmin at the end of June
20 March 2015
The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has published a new guide to climate finance co-authored by a team of IIED researchers
16 March 2015
The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has published a new guide to the environmental impacts of urban areas authored by IIED's David Satterthwaite
3 March 2015
A high-level meeting in Guinea on 4-5 March will discuss reforms governing land expropriation and compensation for smallholder farmers displaced by large public interest infrastructure projects
3 March 2015
A high-level meeting in Guinea on 4-5 March will discuss reforms governing land expropriation and compensation for smallholder farmers displaced by large public interest infrastructure projects
3 March 2015
A music video, 'Imagine Bwindi', celebrates the wildlife of Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and highlights the links between the park and local communities
2 March 2015
Researchers, community representatives, UN and government officials and NGOs have issued a set of recommendations on engaging communities in combating the illegal wildlife trade
27 February 2015
A tool for developing countries to provide evidence of effective adaptation to climate change, allowing them to access international climate funds, will be launched today (27 February) after three years of development by IIED and partners
27 February 2015
Ground-breaking community-led approaches to combating wildlife crime around the world will be shared at an international symposium taking place in Muldersdrift near Johannesburg from 26-28 February, attended by researchers, community groups, government officials, UN agencies and NGOs. The findings will be taken to the high level wildlife conference in Kasane, Botswana in March
12 February 2015
International research organisations are stressing the need for climate agreements to support traditional farming, given its role in both adaptation and mitigation
19 January 2015
Senior Bangladeshi officials, researchers and IIED staff have met to review a project that aims to restore hilsa fish stocks and create a sustainable fishing industry in the country
15 January 2015
A website has been launched that focuses on large dams, irrigated agriculture, land tenure and family farming in West Africa: www.gwiwestafrica.org
15 January 2015
A website has been launched that focuses on large dams, irrigated agriculture, land tenure and family farming in West Africa: www.gwiwestafrica.org
24 December 2014
The International Institute for Environment and Development is pleased to announce that registrations are now being taken for the 9th annual International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9), which will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from 23-30 April, 2015
19 December 2014
As the dust settles after the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20), IIED sifts through the events in Lima
15 December 2014
In its latest report, the UK parliament's Environmental Audit Committee has warned that the government risks undermining new global development goals, following evidence that the UK has been seeking to limit their scope and ambition
10 December 2014
As the high-level section of the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) gathers pace in Lima, delegates warmly received the news that Australia has pledged US$166 million to the Green Climate Fund
10 December 2014
IIED director Camilla Toulmin tells the BBC's Science in Action that much of the soil across sub-Saharan Africa needs urgent attention if it is to feed the continent

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