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2021: Time to make change happen

Now is the time to make change happen. 

This year IIED and partners will deliver excellent research:

* To show how conserving biodiversity protects livelihoods as well as nature

* To make the case for a fair high seas treaty that benefits everyone while protecting marine…


Added by Anne Schulthess on January 8, 2021 at 16:55 — No Comments

New small grants initiative will support activities related to great apes conservation and development

The People and Conservation Learning Group (PCLG) is excited to announce that with support from the Arcus Foundation, they are piloting a new small grants…


Added by Anne Schulthess on December 15, 2020 at 15:56 — No Comments

Development and Climate Days 2020

Usually held each year alongside the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UNFCCC, D&C Days is hosted in partnership, using a dynamic format that encourages dialogue on a range of issues that link policy, knowledge and practice for climate ambition.

This year's event will be part of the Understanding…


Added by Anne Schulthess on November 27, 2020 at 11:58 — No Comments

IIED at London Climate Action Week, November 2020

IIED and partners are participating in London Climate Action Week, a week-long digital event from 14-20 November 2020. This is the second series of London Climate Action Week events this year, with IIED again taking part following the successful series in July 2020. This week of events falls on the dates when the UN climate summit (COP26) was…


Added by Anne Schulthess on November 11, 2020 at 16:10 — No Comments

Indigenous Peoples’ food systems hold the key to feeding humanity

Modern food and farming systems are fundamentally unsustainable. They contribute around a third of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions and are responsible for almost 60% of global biodiversity loss. They are degrading the natural resources – water, soils, genetic resources – needed to sustain agricultural production.

A recent workshop hosted by IIED…


Added by Anne Schulthess on October 23, 2020 at 12:28 — No Comments

Working with nature to build back better from COVID-19: inspirations from farmers in China

Yufen Chuang and IIED senior researcher Xiaoting Hou Jones reflect on why working with nature to adapt to climate change can offer valuable lessons on how to build back better from COVID-19.

The COVID-19 crisis has shown that the health and the future of people and nature are intertwined. As global leaders …


Added by Anne Schulthess on July 7, 2020 at 10:33 — No Comments

WEBINAR: Nature-based solutions for climate change: from global ambition to local action

Nature-based solutions for climate change: from global ambition to local action

The world is facing two unprecedented environmental crises: biodiversity loss and climate change. The causes of these challenges are interrelated, as are the solutions.…


Added by Anne Schulthess on April 28, 2020 at 11:16 — No Comments

PODCAST: Four countries working together to get climate finance to the local level

To celebrate Earth Day, today I'd like to invite you to listen to Getting money to where it matters: ensuring funds for climate action reach those who need it most – the latest episode of the 'People, Planet and Public Finance' podcast by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the International Budget Partnership (IBP).

IIED and…


Added by Anne Schulthess on April 22, 2020 at 15:48 — No Comments

Biodiversity newsletter launch

IIED will be launch its brand new biodiversity newsletter next week. Sign up to it on the IIED website to receive updates on our work focussing on the links between biodiversity, conservation and local people's livelihoods.

In addition to biodiversity, you'll also find a range of newsletters containing our latest news and publications on a variety of subjects. Find out more and sign up now:…


Added by Anne Schulthess on April 3, 2020 at 16:44 — No Comments

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