International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

An independent research organisation that aims to deliver positive change on a global scale

The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) delivers original, rigorous research that helps to drive progress, support sustainable development and protect the environment. IIED identifies local solutions that can work at scale and introduce these to global forums.

IIED’s mission is to build a fairer, more sustainable world, using evidence, action and influence, working in partnership with others.

IIED brings together more than 120 people from diverse backgrounds and countries to deliver high quality research, analysis and impact

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Moving the Needle – Coastal Risk to Resilience

Bringing together local stakeholders, investment, and international cooperation creates opportunities to transform from risk to resilience.

From Risk to Resilience

What are the five resilience attributes that help resilience flourish?

Women Raise the Roof

Organisations like Mahila Housing Trust and Slum Dwellers International work with women to design safe, resilient housing solutions.

Winners of the Catalytic Grant Awards

Three teams will be awarded with a $5000 grant. The award is a joint effort from Climate Justice Resilience Fund (CJRF), Global Resilience Partnership (GRP), and International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD).

Want Peace and Security? Start by Fixing the Global Food System

Ahead of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit researchers push for the need to prioritize solutions that contribute to sustainable and just food system transformations