Dilys Roe explains why international efforts to manage the world’s wildlife sustainably need input from the ground.
Without gender equality and gender equity, there can be no social justice or sustainable development.
Fundamental reform of how climate finance is distributed is needed in order to help meet the Paris Agreement’s targets and make sure money reaches the people who need it most.
Zambia has one of the world’s highest rates of undernourishment: more than a third of children under five have stunted growth, and a quarter of adults are obese. The reason: the country’s over-dependence on maize.
Essam Yassin Mohammed makes the case for a global ocean treaty that is fair and equitable for everyone.
By Philippine Sutz Ashura Juma Mnaula lives in the village of Marumbo in Tanzania. The divorced 38-year-old has three children and, like many women in her community, looks to the land to help her support her family. In 2008 a British firm called Sun Biofuels acquired 8,200 hectares of land nearby. Though the venture soon…
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There remains a gap between the focus of the efforts and improvements – in specific areas of research, practice and policy – and the scale and nature of the challenge.
Alejandro Guarín says citizen science is a great way to crowdsource knowledge, but involving citizens in research can also be a powerful tool for social change.
The development community has a blind spot for biodiversity and its connection to social issues
Baraka Mwau describes how the transition to ‘low-cost’ rental housing in Nairobi is unfolding.
Urban food insecurity is showing up in policy debates. Cecilia Tacoli want the views of poor urban residents to both inform and shape solutions.
IIED’s David Satterthwaite looks at the challenges facing city governments across the world.
As India’s cities expand and car ownership increases, pedestrians are being marginalised – and their safety is being put at risk.
Making progress on Sustainable Development Goal 14 – life below water – is a complex and increasingly urgent challenge.
“Action on the ground is what counts.”