Wednesday 14 June is the last day to register to attend CBA11 in Kampala. Don't miss your chance to find out and share how communities globally are using their own knowledge and decision-making processes to take action on climate change.
As a recent meeting in Lusaka showed, Food Change Labs run by IIED and Hivos offer an innovative path towards greater diversity on the farm and on the plate in Zambia.
Bloomberg and public health: did he get it right?
While welcoming the support from Michael Bloomberg for a new city-focused global public health initiative, IIED senior fellow David Satterthwaite and researcher Sarah Colenbrander raise concerns about what is not included.
Trump withdrawal from Paris Agreement will isolate US as world remains committed to tackling climate change
In response to US President Trump's announcement that the United States has decided to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, IIED director Andrew Norton said: "US President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement will be a huge blow to the United States' economy and its global standing. It directly contradicts the president's aims for America to be great again and play a lead role on the world stage."
Understanding changing land access and use by the rural poor in Ghana highlights the key drivers of pressure on rural land and their communities, such as population growth, urbanisation and acquisition of land by new actors, including government and business. It draws on two case studies and shows how rural communities are changing how they access and manage land.
Agriculture, food systems, diets and nutrition in Zambia describes how diversification of agriculture and food systems in Zambia can contribute to improving Zambian food and nutrition security, while also building more resilient food systems. It outlines policy recommendations on how the food and agriculture sector can better serve the country’s population through the development of sustainable diets for all.
This guide is based on a 2016 ecbi background paper that seeks to provide specific guidance on the key ingredients for sustainable capacity building. It draws on the lessons learned from previous capacity building efforts by development agencies, and specifically under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).