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  • A community discusses water and energy challenges in Alango, Kenya (Photo: Ibrahim Jarso, Resource Advocacy Program)

    Participatory investment planning for environment, water and energy in arid and uncertain environments

    IIED is working in dryland areas, where water availability is sometimes scarce and unpredictable. Energy options and ecosystem processes also differ from those in more humid environments. These essential environmental characteristics can affect – either positively or negatively – all human activities and the achievement of all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

    25 August 2016 | Project | Climate change
  • A riverbank settlement in Indonesia illustrates the vulnerability of residents to both flooding and pollution (Photo: Isabelle Lemaire/IIED)

    Comparing approaches to riverbank vulnerability in Indonesia

    What lessons can be learned from two markedly different cases of vulnerability among urban riverbank settlements in Indonesia?

    8 January 2016 | Blog | Climate change
  • Kalimantan, Indonesia: A community leader discusses resistance to a logging company building a large oil palm plantation. The banner in the background demands that the company return the community’s rights (Photo: Rainforest Action Network via Flickr)

    Legal tools: sharing lessons from innovation

    Citizens' groups are taking action to change the way investments in natural resources are happening. The legal tools for citizen empowerment initiative explores and shares tactics and lessons

    9 October 2014 | Article | Land acquisitions and rights
  • Pilot projects including the Bolsa Floresta forest stipend scheme in Amazonas, Brazil, help to combat deforestation in Brazil (Google re-use licensed)

    How to assess what people want from REDD+

    Focus groups, choice experiments and votes in villages reveal big difference in how communities wish to be rewarded for avoiding deforestation

    31 March 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • Drying beans

    Community protocols can bring real benefits to communities and combat biodiversity loss

    Indigenous people and local communities have received few benefits from the commercial use of the wealth of traditional crops and medicinal knowledge they have developed.

    15 March 2012 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • Old woman in profile in front of thatched hut and mud house. Niger.

    Making Gender and Generation Matter

    The gender and generation programme of work brings together the work of IIED and its partners to analyse and integrate gender and generation issues in all its activites, and to engage and contribute to the emerging debates.

    26 April 2011 | Project | Gender
  • Climate refugees of the future

    Bangladesh is calling for the rights of environmental refugees to be recognised as the country battles rising sea levels and chronic poverty

    30 April 2009 | Blog | Climate change
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