Technology business incubators are on the rise in developing countries
Governments are no longer the ones who rule the world, the power shifted to global megacorporations.
South-South cooperation thrives, but efforts remain fragmented. International institutions need to adjust to the reality of a new distribution of power.
Establishing sustainable alternative soures are likely to prevent future production shortfalls.
With 60% of Africa’s population working in agriculture, innovations like Esoko’s pricing apps promise to improve conditions of smallholder farmers.
Major changes are currently taking place in Myanmar.
How does national citizenship play a role in the maintenance and reproduction of global inequalities?
The problem lies not in food production, but in access to food. We are letting them starve - but we are not the perpetrators says Jean Ziegler.
The microfinance customer: low income and rural
Dubious banks take advantage of the poor in Nigeria. The mini-series “E-Go Better” educates farmers about the risks and chances of microfinance.
How speculation on food commodities raises food prices in developing countries.
Insects are a sustainable source of protein since they eat bio-waste. Entofood aims to produce insects on industrial scale. An interview with its founder.
While in the past most companies were lobbying against any state regulations, the mind-set has changed. CSR departments demand for stronger policies.
Baladini was founded in 2014 to train Egyptian women in artisanal food production. DDD talked to one of the founders.
Thanks to a young entrepreneur, Swedish companies finally start employing immigrant workers.
The Organization ChunriChoupaal does not accept the male bias of the tech industry. Neither in Europe nor in Pakistan
Sustainability is a key concept of the Post-2015 Agenda. Australian designer Leyla Acaroglu provides a fun and refreshing approach on how to implement it.
Farmers know their needs best, concluded Kenny Ewan of WeFarm and created a global mobile platform for crowdsourcing agricultural information.
About Partnership between Multinational Enterprises and International Non-Govermental Organisations
How do smallholder farmers view current food and farming trends? Three points of view from Ghana, Malawi and South Africa.
In some parts of Europe, garment workers earn less than their Asian counterparts – even if they work for big brands
A new figure of business is emerging: the social entrepreneur – supposedly combining business spirit and social responsibility. Are expectations fulfilled?
VAUDE is increasingly known for its sustainable production. They started in a niche but might be the trendsetters. An interview with CEO, Antje von Dewitz.
Transition Network aims at the mind sets of developed countries - seeking to transform the affluent Western way of life.
Regulation of land grabs won't help - land grab financing needs to stop.
Ethical fashion conquers the world couture capital Paris: Good-bye hippe hemp sack, hello haute couture!
A Dutch company is taking the first steps towards a fairer mobile phone.