New research uproots deep-set trend to help understand increasing violence in dryland Africa through the lens of ‘farmer-herder conflict’.
In fact, for all ages, everyone said that we must communicate simply and clearly if we wanted to motivate people to get involved.
The pandemic may trigger a wave of hunger and malnutrition, especially in sub-saharan africa, where it is disrupting supply chains.
On climate finance, faster emissions cuts and setting the climate action traffic signal for business from red to green, a Biden administration could produce big shifts.
Ineza Umuhoza Grace reports on how climate change is impacting Rwanda.
Guest blogger Christophe Béné discusses how perception, personal beliefs and values can overrule science and evidence in policymaking – and how this is influencing policies and crisis narratives around food safety in Vietnam.
A new briefing examines the importance of biocultural heritage territories, whose communities are custodians of biodiversity.
COVID-19 has exacerbated the disadvantages experienced by disabled people in low-income communities of the global South. Here, Ignacia Ossul-Vermehren explains how urban community organisations are offering effective short-term support and inspiring inclusive longer-term strategies.
Sam Greene distils key messages drawn from lively online dialogue with the 500-plus participants from over 70 countries who joined the 14th International Conference on Community-based Adaptation to climate change.
With debt swaps governments and finance institutions can address the triple crises of debt, climate change and the destruction of nature.
Conservation through public health, a ugandan NGO, has some lessons to share with other small ngos and – spoiler alert – it all begins with good data.
On the International Day of Biological Diversity, IIED hosted a multi-stakeholder webinar on how to work with nature to mitigate and adapt to climate change and halt biodiversity loss.
For the Convention on Biological Diversity’s new post-2020 framework to be effective – and not more empty rhetoric – governance needs more attention.
COVID-19 relief packages have used social protection programmes as vehicles for getting finance directly to those in greatest need; the big climate funders could do the same by investing in these programmes that reach out to the extreme poor.
A recent study assessing dietary quality in indonesia showed there is an urgent need to develop and validate assessment methods that will address the triple burden of malnutrition in an integrated way.
Natalie Lartey discusses how Black activism can support new commitments to fight racism in the global development sector.