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Bamboozled by bamboo?
A workshop in Ecuador heard how a new toolkit is helping practitioners get to grips with risk in locally controlled forest and farm business
Using community by‑laws to protect indigenous and rural land rights
A recent IIED webinar explored how developing community by-laws that suit local needs can be a powerful way of protecting the lands of indigenous peoples and rural communities
Funding local adaptation in Kenya: nationally vs. locally managed funds
How do nationally and locally managed climate funds compare in creating impact on the ground? Guest blogger John Nyangena weighs up the pros and cons of each approach
Decentralised model gets climate finance moving
A COP22 event heard how Kenya, Tanzania, Mali and Senegal governments are getting climate finance into the hands of local government and out to climate vulnerable communities who need it most
The new Trump index: how much does one individual threaten the planet?
An index from 2001 needs updating to reflect how policies championed by US President-elect Trump threaten global ecological sustainability
IIED at the biodiversity COP in Cancun
Ward diaries: crucial evidence for planning in Mumbai's slums
Solving 'wicked' problems: can social learning catalyse adaptive responses to climate change?
Women in the poorest countries lack leadership opportunities in the UN
Indigenous people use own knowledge to boost food yields despite climate change, research finds
Inter-Parliamentary Union and IIED say raising the climate ambition is critical
Natural resources issues
Shaping sustainable markets papers
Environment & urbanization
Beyond trade deals: charting a post-Brexit course for UK investment treaties
Café y créditos de carbono para productores de pequeña escala: ¿las finanzas de carbono pueden promover la producción más limpia de café en Nicaragua?
Producción de café orgánico y secuestro de carbono en Guatemala: ¿Las finanzas de carbono pueden promover la agricultura sostenible?
Pushing for better power in Tanzania
Pagos por servicios ecosistémicos en la agricultura de pequeña escala: lecciones de la trayectoria de aprendizaje de Hivos-IIED
Accra statement on mainstreaming biodiversity in practice
Desgloce de la equidad para la conservación de áreas protegidas
Local and international collaboration in urban humanitarian responses: Perspectives from the Philippines, Colombia and South Sudan
Towards a shared vision: action plans for adapted advisory services in West Africa’s rice irrigation schemes
A city-specific focus on local and international collaboration: Tacloban, Ormoc and Palo (the Philippines); Medellín (Colombia); Juba (South Sudan)
How parliamentarians can help ensure the success of the Paris Agreement
Solving ‘wicked’ problems: can social learning catalyse adaptive responses to climate change?
The Paris Agreement: Options for an effective compliance and implementation mechanism
Legacy land issues: Addressing historical disputes in agribusiness investments
Addressing the specific challenges of transit migration for local organisations
Unpacking equity for protected area conservation
Urban livelihoods: reviewing the evidence in support of the New Urban Agenda
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