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International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
September 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI)
The report Smallholder Farming Systems in Coastal Kenya: Key Trends and Innovations for Resilience explores key trends in climate, livelihoods, food security, crop diversity and social capital in five Mijikenda communities, as well as traditional knowledge-based innovations to address climatic and socioeconomic challenges.
Guidance
Online
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC)
Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Development: Guidance from African Experience 2012-17 draws on lessons from the African Leadership Group (ALG) for Biodiversity Mainstreaming, covering progress in eight African countries since 2012.
Guidance
Online
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC)
The booklet Ecosystem-based Adaptation: Question-based Guidance for Assessing Effectiveness sets out guidance for assessing the effectiveness of an ecosystem-based approach to climate change adaptation. It describes a process, based around asking a detailed set of questions, that can be used by project managers and researchers to shape project design.
April 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
This publication Money Where it Matters: Financing the Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Agreement through local finance focuses on local finance issues in urban and rural settings, in the context of climate, energy and natural resources.
April 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
The report Boosting Governance in Mozambique’s Forests contributes by exploring what options exist for incentives that can put in place more sustainable forestry. It identifies six main areas of concern and outlines for each area possible incentives that might be developed to improve practice.
April 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Forest cover in sub-Saharan Africa declined by nearly 10 per cent between 2000 and 2010. Of this loss, 75 per cent was caused by the conversion of forest to agriculture, largely for food production to serve rapidly growing domestic food demand.

July 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The 48 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are the only country grouping to have a dedicated article in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

July 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Habitat III — the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development — will take place in October in a new global context.

December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
The report ​A Sustainable Future for Fisheries: How Fiscal Policy Can Be Used to Achieve SDG 14 focus on harnessing fiscal instruments such as taxes, subsidies and conditional transfers to provide the necessary incentives.
May 2012
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Nepal has abundant natural assets which underpin the economy and a very diverse ethnic and cultural heritage. These provide a strong platform for sustainable development. But the country suffers from the pervasive degradation of its environment and there is widespread poverty.

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