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10 November 2014
A new 15-minute film documents a gathering of indigenous farmers from mountain communities around the world to exchange knowledge and ideas about protecting biodiversity and culture as the basis for adapting to climate change
3 November 2014
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released its Fifth Assessment Report, issuing the starkest warning yet on the perils of continuing with 'business as usual'
21 October 2014
IIED director Camilla Toulmin will discuss how the Least Developed Countries get their voices heard in international negotiations when she delivers a lecture on 23 October
15 October 2014
Violence in African, Asian and Latin American cities can no longer be seen as a problem that can be challenged and overcome through development programmes, says new research in Environment and Urbanization
7 October 2014
IIED is delighted to announce that the 2014 Barbara Ward Lecture will be delivered by renowned climate change specialist Dr. Fatima Denton
3 October 2014
Ten organisations have been selected to receive IIED funding for research into helping Asian cities adapt to climate change
23 September 2014
IIED's senior fellow, Saleemul Huq, has hailed the success of Sunday's People's Climate march in New York
17 September 2014
Poverty is not the only reason people illegally hunt wildlife in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, according to the Uganda Poverty and Conservation Learning Group (U-PCLG), whose new research shows that resentment toward conservation projects is just as big a factor
9 September 2014
IIED senior fellow Saleemul Huq has been chosen as one of 38 civil society representatives to attend the UN Secretary General's climate summit
4 September 2014
An international seminar in Costa Rica on Friday, 5 September focused on the economic contribution of marine and coastal ecosystem services to the regional economy
2 September 2014
IIED is pleased to announce the dates for the 9th annual International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from 23-30 April, 2015
30 June 2014
30 June 2014, Rome – Indigenous peoples, local communities and private smallholders own or manage a growing proportion of the world's forests and can play a significant role in tackling deforestation and reducing poverty – especially if they
18 June 2014
An International network of Mountain Indigenous Peoples has been formed to advocate for community biocultural heritage rights and help achieve food sovereignty and climate change adaptation
6 June 2014
Pa Ousman Jarju, Minister of Environment of Gambia and former chair and special envoy on climate change for the 48 Least Developed Countries, has written an open letter to US President Barack Obama
4 June 2014
Ahead of the latest UN climate negotiations in Bonn, the Least Developed Countries Group Chair points out that while science tells us that we can limit global temperatures to save the world's poorest countries, we need the will to do it
3 June 2014
New report by the Global Water Initiative stresses importance of considering views of farmers in agricultural policies
3 June 2014
New report by the Global Water Initiative stresses importance of considering views of farmers in agricultural policies
20 May 2014
Governments, donors and investors must bolster locally-controlled forest businesses if they wish to deliver public goods, support livelihoods and help tackle poverty and climate change, says a new report
14 May 2014
At the close of the 8th International Conference on Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA8) in April 2014, delegates released a declaration that called for a radical shift in flows of finance to ensure the most vulnerable communities can adapt to climate change
8 May 2014
In the spirit of the International Year of Family and Peasant Farming, indigenous mountain farmers from China, Bhutan and Peru have agreed to share seeds in an effort to cope with global climate change
7 May 2014
On 7-8 May, in the town of Konni, Niger's Minister of Agriculture will chair a national forum on legal protection of land tenure in irrigated areas. The forum will be attended by representatives from government, regional and local authorities, local groups, the private sector and civil society
7 May 2014
On 7-8 May, in the town of Konni, Niger's Minister of Agriculture will chair a national forum on legal protection of land tenure in irrigated areas. The forum will be attended by representatives from government, regional and local authorities, local groups, the private sector and civil society
6 May 2014
With three big shifts in flows of finance rendering recent efforts to limit the environmental and social impacts of large dams marginal, backers of new dams are being urged to ensure safeguards are in place
30 April 2014
Delegates at 8th International Conference on Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA8) have released a declaration that calls for a radical shift in flows of finance to ensure the most vulnerable communities can adapt to climate change
25 April 2014
IIED and CAFOD have published guidelines that policymakers can follow to improve the social outcomes of green economy strategies

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