With a focus on urban poverty, climate change in cities and rural-urban linkages, we work with partners to promote equitable, inclusive, sustainable and resilient urban development.

Urbanisation and rural-urban linkages

Projects and articles about urbanisation and the links between rural and urban areas

Cities and climate change

How IIED is working to understand and reduce climate change vulnerability in urban areas.

Urban poverty

How IIED is working to reduce urban poverty and to change misleading views about urbanisation