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International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
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International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
The Forest business incubation toolkit by and for Forest and Farm Producer Organisations (ForBInc) is designed to demystify the concept of business incubation in the forestry sector.
February 2018
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Forest business incubation is a support process that accelerates the successful development of sustainable businesses in forest landscapes. There is much to develop. The aggregate gross annual value from smallholder producers within forest landscapes may be as much as US$1.3 trillion.

February 2018
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
The Forest business incubation toolkit by and for Forest and Farm Producer Organisations (ForBInc) is designed to demystify the concept of business incubation in the forestry sector. It presents an approach to designing and managing a business incubation process that can be applied across different types of institutions in the forestry sector.
February 2018
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
The paper Understanding and Assessing Equity in Protected Area Conservation: a Matter of Governance, Rights, Social Impacts and Human Wellbeing aims to support managers and policy makers progress towards more equitable conservation of protected area (PA).
November 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Devolved Climate Finance showcases how an alliance of government and non-government organisations in East and West Africa is working to make the most of the funding from developed countries for climate change adaptation.
December 2017
GWI West Africa

This report presents field evidence from three major public financing schemes for large-scale rice irrigation in West Africa. The report assesses the cost-effectiveness of the schemes, the quality of their management, and the persistence of poverty and food insecurity.

November 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation (ITFC)
For the past 20 years a revenue-sharing scheme has been in place for communities surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda. The learning evaluation Lessons Learnt from 20 Years of Revenue Sharing at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda looks at how revenue sharing might become more effective and more equitable.
October 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
The paper Turning Up the Volume: Financial Aggregation for Off-Grid Energy seeks to give an overview of approaches to financial aggregation, highlighting how aggregation models tackle barriers to reaching scale in the decentralised small-scale renewable energy sector.
March 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The working paper Delivering real change: getting international climate finance to the local level explores the flows of climate finance within the main international climate funds, to understand how effective they are in getting finance to the local level and what design features enable

April 2015
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Rainfed Livestock Network, Revitalizing Rainfed Agriculture Network, Drylands Learning and Capacity Building Initiative (DLCI), University of Peking
This book Valuing variability: new perspectives on climate resilient drylands development argues that improving agricultural productivity in dryland environments is possible by working with climatic uncertainty rather than seeking to control it – a view that runs contrary to decade of development practice in arid and semi-arid lands.

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