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Public policy response

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  • Introducing improved climbing bean varieties in Rwanda has transformed beans from a subsistence crop into a cash crop (Photo: Neil Palmer/CIAT via Flickr)

    How are Rwanda, Ethiopia and Bangladesh preparing for climate change?

    Ethiopia, Rwanda and Bangladesh are developing their national low carbon climate resilient strategies. The public policy team within the Climate Change Group at IIED have just finished 18 months of research into these planning processes. The research helped clarify what is motivating countries to become more climate resilient. It also highlighted some ways these processes could be better supported and brought together.

    24 November 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • A meeting of community members in Bangladesh. Similar meetings will feed into an international network of government planners sharing strategies on how to mainstream climate change into development planning (Photo: Isabelle Lemaire)

    Government group network on climate change mainstreaming

    An international network of government planners is sharing strategies on how to mainstream climate change into development planning

    29 September 2014 | Project | Climate change
  • A house on the island of Padma Pakur is submerged by the rising waters (Photo: Espen Rasmussen/PANOS)

    Building climate change resilience in South Asia

    South Asia as a region has witnessed favourable economic growth and is gearing up to capitalise on opportunities provided by urbanisation, economic diversification and a young population. At the same time the region is also home to the world's largest population of the poor and is extremely vulnerable to adverse impacts of climate change

    6 June 2014 | Project | Climate change
  • Farmers carry bottled water to pour on a field of onion crops

    Introduction to our work on climate-resilient development

    IIED works with national and local government policymakers and planners, civil society organisations, private sector companies and local communities to design, test and evaluate equitable solutions to the climate emergency in low-income countries

    17 December 2012 | Article | Climate change
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