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Equity

We have 8 items tagged with ‘Equity’.
  •  A discussion on protected area governance in a stakeholder workshop with a community on the edge of Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda (Image: Francesca Brooker/IIED)

    Q&A: How can we achieve 'fairer conservation'?

    Now is the time to consider understanding and assessing equity in protected area conservation, says Phil Franks

    27 February 2018 | Article | Biodiversity
  • A market takes place in the village of Tiogo next to the Tiogo Forest in Burkina Faso. With much of the food and hand crafts on sale from the forest, the community is dependent on the conservation of the forest to maintain their livelihoods (Photo: CIF Action, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    Towards a fairer future for conservation

    Conservation at a crossroads: Phil Franks explains why conservation must take fairness more seriously

    5 September 2016 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • The world's top bankers discussed international financial systems at the World Economic Forum in Davos (Photo: swiss-image.ch/Remy Steinegger, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    It's time for the Davos super-rich to pay their fair share

    As the rich and powerful gather in Davos, IIED director Camilla Toulmin urges a change in attitudes to taxation to tackle growing inequality

    22 January 2015 | Blog | Economics
  • Seven ways equity can promote success at the UN climate talks

    For a new global climate agreement to be truly equitable —and get global buy-in — it must share the burden of adaptation as well as that of mitigation.

    7 November 2013 | Blog | Climate change
  • Women discuss forest management at a Community Forest User Group meeting in Nepal. Photo: WOCAN

    Gender and REDD+

    Women from poor, forest-dependent communities play a key role in the management of forests, and yet they are frequently marginalised from decision-making in communities. This is a problem as gender equity is essential for tackling more sustainable forest management, and to achieving the aims of REDD+, which aims to reduce emissions and conserve forests in specific countries.

    12 September 2013 | Project | Forests
  • Polluted air coming out of the smoke stacks of a factory in Shanghai, China.

    The least developed countries, equity, and a brave new world

    For the first time, all of the world’s major carbon emitters – including China, the US and India – will be legally bound to a new global climate agreement that reduces emissions. But, HOW?

    2 July 2013 | Blog | Climate change
  • People gesture and point at a man with a microphone.

    G8 summit: A revolutionary agenda

    The G8 leaders meet in Northern Ireland on June 17, with the UK in the chair, and trade, tax, and transparency as the text. It’s a revolutionary agenda, if seen through to the end.

    14 June 2013 | Blog | Governance
  • Drilling for oil in Mali.

    IIED urges G8 to see transparency as critical step on road to accountability

    Information alone is not enough. People need to be able to access and use information and this is something the G8 leaders can promote and support in concrete ways.

    14 June 2013 | News | Governance
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