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  • Crop field with man watering the soil.

    Reconciling food production and forest conservation: priorities for the UN Food Systems Summit

    In the latest blog in our ‘food year’ series, guest blogger Hambulo Ngoma discusses the potential policy collisions between producing food to feed growing populations and conserving our forests

    20 September 2021 | Blog | Food and agriculture
  • Woman farmer holds a machete to a cocoa plant

    Civil society perspectives on the living income differential for cocoa producers

    At an IIED webinar, civil society representatives discussed challenges and opportunities around design and implementation of the living income differential for cocoa producers

    23 August 2021 | Blog | Food and agriculture
  • Central Malawi: Belia Sikelo farms groundnuts using 'conservation agriculture', a set of practices including no-till farming, designed improve soil structure and help resist erosion. (Photo: T. Samson/CIMMYT)

    2015: the International Year of Soils

    The UN has formally launched 2015 as the International Year of Soils. Much of IIED's work involves soils, including our work on agroecology, food and agriculture, biodiversity, adaptation to climate change, and drylands

    9 April 2015 | Article | Drylands and pastoralism
  • Bloggers: Have you joined a virtuous circle yet?

    “It is a call for a fundamental reorientation of how societies work and govern themselves.” That’s what one blogger Jeff Kelly Lowenstein has said about IIED’s new book Virtuous Circles: Values, systems and sustainability by Andy Jones, Michel Pimbert and Janice Jiggins. Launched two weeks ago, we asked you to tell us what you thought. Thanks to those of you who have blogged already – and if you haven’t, it’s not too late. 

    7 December 2011 | Blog | Energy
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