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International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
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.

March 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

E-waste – electrical and electronic waste – is one of today’s fastest growing waste streams. By managing it well, we can recover valuable raw materials and reusable parts, with significant associated emissions savings.

May 2016
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

Green growth initiatives to date have often placed the economy and environment front and centre. However, for green growth to fulfil its promise, it needs to also focus on people and address systemic causes of poverty and social exclusion.

January 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

In Mozambique, changes in land access and use are shaping new landscapes, often at the expense of the poor.

August 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

‘The biggest private sector: what place for the informal economy in green and inclusive growth?’ was a conference held in London in February 2016 which aimed to build a new policy agenda for integrating the informal economy into inclusive green growth and sustainable development.

January 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The ways in which people obtain land in Uganda are changing fast. Land that used to be secured through inheritance, gifts or proof of long-term occupancy is now more commonly changing hands in the market.

March 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Agriculture is an important engine for economic growth in Africa, but effective agricultural strategies to support rural development and poverty alleviation are scarce.

December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

This paper examines community participation in housing projects for low-income communities in Thailand and how they have sought to ‘leave no one behind’. Baan Mankong, the government slum upgrading programme, is unique in how it has institutionalised participation.

January 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Investment in Tanzania’s energy sector is growing, but how much attention is being given to decentralised energy solutions for people who still lack energy for their basic needs: to light their homes and power their farms and businesses?

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