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Department for International Development (DFID)

We have 13 items tagged with ‘Department for International Development (DFID)’.
  • Makueni County: farmers in Kenya learn about crops for climate adaptation planning. Makueni was the first county to enact the new climate finance legislation (Photo: S.Kilungu/CCFAS, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Accessing climate finance in Kenya

    Devolved powers are allowing communities greater access to climate finance in four counties in Kenya

    18 April 2016 | Blog | Climate change
  • Reacting quickly to events, as these 100m runners are to the starting pistol at the 2012 Olympic Games, is just as essential in communications (Photo: Marc, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    Why communication matters – and needs to be funded

    DFID's civil society partnership review consultation is encouraging us all to think about how we do things differently. Liz Carlile looks at the changing role for communications

    8 September 2015 | Blog | Communication
  • Pastoralists in Isiolo County mapping community resources, such as water sources and good grazing areas. This pilot project developed a mechanism that allows local people to identify investments that can build their resilience to climate change. (Photo: James Pattison/IIED)

    Award win highlights collaboration for Kenya climate resilience

    A consortium working to support climate change adaptation in Kenya has won a prestigious UK award. The Adaptation Consortium is a partnership of six organisations, including IIED

    15 April 2015 | Article | Climate change
  • Vietnam's Cuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute is working on developing rice strains that are more tolerant to heat, increased salinity and longer periods under water (Photos: V. Meadu/CCAFS)

    New publication studies climate finance at national level

    The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has published a new guide to climate finance co-authored by a team of IIED researchers

    20 March 2015 | News | Climate change
  • The rice fields on outskirts of the city of Bandung, Java, Indonesia: urban areas often have damaging impacts on the areas around them (Photo: Ikhlasul Amal, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    New publication looks at environmental impacts of urban areas

    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

    16 March 2015 | News | Climate change
  • Ol Pejeta Conservancy in northern Kenya is home to four of the seven northern white rhino left in the world. The park is using SAPA as part of its community programme (Photo: Guy Lemal)

    Piloting Social Assessment of Protected Areas: some initial reflections

    With the global forum on protected areas, the World Parks Congress, just two months away, it's a good time to consider our experience with the Social Assessment of Protected Areas (SAPA) initiative

    23 September 2014 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • The TAMD method is being used to assess the impact of biogas plants in rural Pakistan. Here researchers talk to villagers in Sheikhuwal village (Photo: IIED)

    Tracking adaptation and measuring development (TAMD)

    IIED is working with partners to develop and pilot a framework, called Tracking Adaptation and Measuring Development (TAMD), to track adaptation and measure its impact on development

    10 September 2014 | Project | Climate change
  • A large group of people sit under a tree and talk.

    We need more integrity between the treatment of forests at home and abroad

    Does the treatment of forests at home influence what different donor nations prioritise and support abroad?

    2 October 2012 | Blog | Forests
  • Creating a communication buzz in Zimbabwe

    Mobile lectures, a mock newsroom tussle between journalists competing for their editor’s attention, and imagining a day in the life of policymakers and poor farmers were just some of the innovative elements of two workshops on climate change communication run by IIED in Zimbabwe in February 2011.

    17 October 2011 | News | Climate change
  • Climate change advocacy fund good news for poor countries

    “For developing countries in general and least developed countries in particular, we can't afford to support big delegations”, said Sumaya Zakieldeen from Sudan’s national climate change negotiation team. “The coming period of negotiation under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is going to be extremely ...important as it is going to shape the fate of climate change and accordingly the fate of the most vulnerable to adverse impacts... It will be exceptionally important to be there to play our assigned roles on behalf of our people and finish what we started.”

    8 September 2011 | Blog | Climate change
  • Community-Based Adaptation in Africa (CBAA)

    This project helped communities in Africa think and communicate about climate change and adaptation, and to share their experiences with stakeholders.

    8 September 2010 | Project | Climate change
  • Video: Water was a Dream

    Water was a Dream is a film describing IIED-America Latina's involvement in the improvement of water supply and sanitation services in three low-income urban settlements of Buenos Aires. It illustrates the challenges and strategies, and examines the key issues related to working in collaboration, using information as a driver for change, finance mechanisms, and scaling up.

    18 November 2008 | Article | Urban
  • User Guide to tools for environmental integration

    IIED has launched an initiative to produce an online 'User Guide' to approaches (tools, methods and tactics) for mainstreaming (or integrating) the environment into development decision-making (referred to as environmental mainstreaming).

    1 September 2008 | Project | Policy and planning
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