July 2013

5 July 2013
A new paper published today by the journal Science argues that to ensure sustainable food supplies for the Earth’s growing population, policymakers must focus on more than just food production.
15 July 2013

The time is ripe for a new approach to the large-scale land deals that ultimately connect millions of consumers and savers in rich nations with millions of poor rural farmers in Africa, says a new book by one of the world’s leading experts in such deals.

15 July 2013
One small change to how donors provide development aid could unlock the power of poor people in urban centres to address their own problems, says Dr David Satterthwaite, senior fellow in IIED’s Human Settlements Group.
31 July 2013

IIED has published a report that identifies research that can shed light on the positive and negative effects of Chinese investment in African forests, and show how to improve governance of the timber trade.