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December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The Testing REDD+ in the Beira Landscape Corridor of Mozambique initiative closed in December.

December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Governments in sub-Saharan Africa face a dilemma: how to reconcile pledges to feed fast-growing populations with forest conservation?

October 2014
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

‘Green economy’ and ‘green growth’ policymaking is moving to the centre of many national development strategies.

December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Soils are the foundation of all terrestrial life on the planet and are essential for agricultural production. Yet unsustainable farming practices are degrading soils across South Asia and many other parts of the world, threatening food security.

February 2015
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

China’s transition to a green economy has immense implications for sustainable development both domestically and worldwide. Yet China’s green economy policies, concepts and actors still remain poorly understood in the emerging international discourse on the green economy.

December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

This policy briefing summarises priorities for devolved strategic planning for water, energy and climate change in arid environments, identified through local-level consultations in Isiolo County, Kenya.

April 2015
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Private sector hydropower projects are driven primarily by returns on equity investment balanced by perceptions of risk. This can lead to concerns that such projects may overlook environmental and social (E&S) issues that are fundamental to sustainability.

January 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

In Ghana 70 per cent of the population are smallholder farmers who depend on the land for their basic needs. Growing competition for this resource is having significant impacts on rural livelihoods and land governance.

January 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The year 2015 was pivotal in moving towards a fairer, more sustainable world.

January 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Senegal currently has a complex and poorly regulated system of land governance, which — combined with an urbanisation trend and increasing outsider interest — is leading to land privatisation and a consequent reduction in the availability of cultivable land for small producers.

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