Cities that work for people and planet: we focus on urban poverty and urban environmental issues, including rural-urban linkages, urban risk and urban crises, health, water and sanitation, inclusion, gender and disability, and shelter and basic services. We work with in-country partners to promote equitable, inclusive, sustainable and resilient urban development.

Housing justice

Producing knowledge and methodologies for housing policy and programmes that promote wellbeing and sustainability in cities of the global South More in this collection

Urban crises and forced displacement

How IIED is bringing together diverse perspectives on humanitarian emergencies and forced displacement, to inform new directions in urban crisis response More in this collection