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  • A bleak urban landscape. In the foreground, a painting of two hands reaching towards each other, painted in red and blue on a black background.

    Mediation and development-related conflict report – launch event

    Certain development projects, especially those concerning the use of natural resources and land, come with a high risk of causing social tensions or exacerbating armed conflict.

    26 May 2022 | Event | Governance
  • Tank truck driving along a road between fields of yellow flowers

    Responses to Putin’s war risk impeding international cooperation on climate

    Indonesia is reluctant to exclude Russia from this year's G20 summit, which could turn a climate forum into a political theatre

    28 March 2022 | Blog | Climate change
  • A man is surrounded by cattle on a dusty trail.

    Mitigating farmer-herder conflict

    Responding to concerns over the impact of increased ‘farmer-herder conflict’ on development projects across semi-arid Africa, the French Development Agency (AfD) commissioned IIED to conduct a study to better understand the root causes of conflict and identify constructive ways to resolve them and mitigate their impact

    4 March 2022 | Project | Drylands and pastoralism
  • A herd of goats.

    Farmer-herder conflict: open your eyes, change the narrative, find solutions

    New research uproots deep-set trend to help understand increasing violence in dryland Africa through the lens of ‘farmer-herder conflict’

    10 November 2020 | Blog | Drylands and pastoralism
  • A pastoralist with camels in Niger. Pastoralists use resources flexibly and adapt to climate variability more easily than many other groups. State policies that favour settled agriculture are more of a challenge (Photo: Stephen Andersen/IIED)

    Does climate change cause conflicts in the Sahel?

    The Sahel is often recognised as a hotspot of violent conflict. As climate change becomes a leading global political issue, an emerging and increasingly powerful policy narrative presents global warming as a major driver. But how valid is this argument?

    13 September 2016 | Blog | Climate change
  • In Kebkabiya, North Darfur, the NGO Practical Action has been helping communities prevent conflict between farmers and pastoralists by encouraging the construction and rehabilitation of watering points (Photo: Margaret Gardner, Practical Action)

    Conflict resolution: a key part of adaptation in North Darfur

    As CBA9 gets under way in Nairobi, Kenya, Jodi Sugden from Practical Action highlights how work on conflict resolution is a key part of the adaptation process

    23 April 2015 | Blog | Climate change
  • A member of the Sekonyer community gets ready for a day on the Sekonyer river in Borneo, close to the site of recent conflict between a palm oil company and RSPO member and the local community (Photo: Rainforest Action Network via Creative Commons)

    Paving a path towards redressing grievances and holding investors accountable

    How can remote communities with little formal education hold investors to account and seek redress when their rights to land and resources are threatened? An IIED webinar examined the role of grievance mechanisms

    7 January 2015 | Blog | Land acquisitions and rights
  • The mud-walled village in Mali, near the town of Diabaly, surrounded by fields and baobabs.

    Behind the headlines in Mali

    As French and Malian combat soldiers fight al-Qaeda-linked groups in Mali, the director of IIED reflects on her experiences of life in a village near Diabaly, close to the conflict.

    18 January 2013 | Blog | Drylands and pastoralism
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