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BLOG: "There is not one woman alive who does not work for a better quality of life for her children" --> https://www.iied.org/harnessing-metoo-momentum-drive-climate-action

Former UNFCCC executive secretary Christiana Figueres has called on women and girls across the world to channel the energy behind the #MeToo movement to bolster the global fight against climate change: "May we shout out: #MeToo I am taking a stand. #MeToo I am claiming my leadership. #MeToo I am leading the way."
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Q&A: Revealing the value of small-scale fishing to national economies. In this new Q&A, senior researcher Ina Porras discusses: What is fisheries accounting? How does it work? How is it useful for small-scale fisheries and what are the challenges?

Find out the answers to these questions and what IIED is doing --> https://www.iied.org/qa-revealing-value-small-scale-fishing-national-economies
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BLOG: Agricultural biodiversity underpins diverse, nutritious diets - which are essential to human health. However, global shifts in food production and dietary patterns are threatening agricultural biodiversity.

Read 'We need to safeguard biodiversity and promote diverse diets' --> https://www.iied.org/we-need-safeguard-biodiversity-promote-diverse-diets
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BLOG: Funders’ perceptions that there is too much risk in investing at the local level prevents climate finance from making a real difference. IIED researcher Sam Greene discusses whether new technologies can benefit local communities while delivering the confidence donors and investors need to put their money where it matters.

Read 'Can blockchain unblock climate finance?' --> https://www.iied.org/can-blockchain-unblock-climate-finance
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HIRING: Group director - We are looking for a senior research professional to lead our Shaping Sustainable Markets research group. This exciting opportunity would be ideal for someone passionate about promoting transitions to sustainable economies and societies and who has a proven track record in leadership and policy research at an international level.

Closing date: 12pm, Tuesday 19th June 2018

Find out more and apply --> https://www.iied.org/jobs/20180518/group-director
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NEWS: As part of the First Line of Defence against Illegal Wildlife Trade (FLoD) initiative, together with IUCN we have published new case studies, a policy briefing and a toolkit to help practitioners and stakeholders build community engagement in combatting the illegal wildlife trade.

Read the new collection of publications and find out more about the project --> https://www.iied.org/new-collection-publications-community-engagement-tackle-illegal-wildlife-trade
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BLOG: Devolved climate finance programmes incorporate local knowledge and community priorities into decisions about how climate finance is planned and budgeted.

At CBA12, practitioners will discuss the different components of these programmes, exploring the environment when they are most effective and why, and sharing experiences from several contexts --> https://www.iied.org/devolved-climate-finance-approach-forges-new-ways-working-between-citizens-state
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BLOG: Ingenious and cost-effective solutions to climate change developed by vulnerable communities are hugely underfinanced. IIED is exploring further what’s blocking climate finance from reaching the local level and developing new insights for getting money to those on the front lines of climate action.

Find out how climate finance can help less developed countries build their resilience to climate change, deliver social and economic prosperity and reduce the carbon emissions that drive climate change --> https://www.iied.org/breaking-barriers-local-climate-finance-for-triple-win
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BLOG: As the spring UN climate change conference in Bonn gets under way, IIED director Andrew Norton offers his thoughts on the Talanoa dialogue – an unprecedented consultation process designed to bring together different voices to strengthen countries’ climate pledges and keep the Paris Agreement on course.

Read 'The Talanoa dialogue: sharing stories in Bonn to inspire ambitious climate action' --> https://www.iied.org/talanoa-dialogue-sharing-stories-bonn-inspire-ambitious-climate-action
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BLOG: Over the last three years, IIED and partners have been leading a global effort to understand and assess governance in protected and conserved areas. This includes work at Uganda’s Lake Mburo National Park.

Read how a successful multi-stakeholder self-assessment in the national park enabled local people to judge what does and doesn’t work, and drew out their ideas for action --> https://www.iied.org/understanding-governance-equity-conservation
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