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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
25 April 2014
Cultural and spiritual values of indigenous peoples and climate change will be the focus of an international event in the Potato Park, Cusco, Peru
22 April 2014
The Prime Minister of Nepal, Sushil Koirala, has been confirmed as a special guest speaker at the opening ceremony of the 8th Annual Community Based Adaptation Conference (CBA8) on 27 April
31 March 2014
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has today published its latest report on the impacts of climate change and how to adapt to them
26 March 2014
IIED and the Global Environmental Institute will hold a meeting in Beijing on 31 March to discuss what China's growing global influence means for sustainable development
24 March 2014
IIED's founder, Barbara Ward has been honoured with a stamp in the Royal Mail's Remarkable Lives series, which celebrates ten extraordinary people who were born 100 years ago.
24 March 2014
Complex webs of finance can often create barriers but research by IIED shows understanding and harnessing this complexity can create opportunities for public accountability
20 March 2014
Chinese policymakers and international forestry experts will meet in Shanghai on 27 March to discuss draft guidelines that will affect how Chinese businesses involved in the timber trade can operate
19 March 2014
The governments of six countries will share their experiences of assessing the effectiveness and developmental impacts of climate change adaptation, at an international meeting in Kenya on 24-27 March.
18 March 2014
Six Chinese journalists who won fellowships to report from Kenya will share their experiences at a meeting in Beijing on 21 March

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