Ibrahim Mayaki, CEO of NEPAD talks about the possibilities to strategically design Africa’s future and the role agriculture will play in a transformation.
Radio for Economic Empowerment of Small-scale Farmers in Tanzania
What sounds like a simple financial deal between two private companies could pave the way for stronger internet control in China.
Technology business incubators are on the rise in developing countries
Marcos Eguiguren is Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV). He explains in an interview how bankers foster social change.
Why the economic factor is more important than ever
Small investment groups called chamas are a big phenomenon in Kenya. People join to purchase land, start a business, or even to buy their Friday night beers.
Dubious banks take advantage of the poor in Nigeria. The mini-series “E-Go Better” educates farmers about the risks and chances of microfinance.
Instead of reducing gender inequalities, the current policy of financial institutions contributes to structural discrimination against women.
Why are social entrepreneurs so important?
When youngsters want to set up their own businesses, experienced entrepreneurs can support them.
Why women’s income and status are rising in Bangladesh
Believing in young talented Africans pays off. Read about the success stories.
Baladini was founded in 2014 to train Egyptian women in artisanal food production. DDD talked to one of the founders.
Farmers know their needs best, concluded Kenny Ewan of WeFarm and created a global mobile platform for crowdsourcing agricultural information.
Africa's start-up scene is driven by innovators in the field of digital media and IT. Some of them met through Ampion.
A new figure of business is emerging: the social entrepreneur – supposedly combining business spirit and social responsibility. Are expectations fulfilled?
Testing textile firms: mainstream retailer H&M versus niche player hessnatur - who is more sustainable?
Ecological economists are innovating new markets
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.
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.