Alternative economic approaches – based on commons – have emerged around the turn of the century. Are we heading towards the “ecommony”?
Internal migration is a driving force behind Bangladesh's economic growth but it has ambiguous consequences on the social level.
Ibrahim Mayaki, CEO of NEPAD talks about the possibilities to strategically design Africa’s future and the role agriculture will play in a transformation.
The expansion of big retailers in developing countries poses a challenge for food security.
Technology business incubators are on the rise in developing countries
Why the economic factor is more important than ever
Ever more sophisticated robots are taking over jobs. Poverty might follow in step. But there is a concept, often derided as socialist utopia that could help.
Morocco’s new solar power plants are expected to support 1.1 million people and hopes are high for a boost in job creation. Yet obstacles still remain.
Migrants often send back money to their families. Laura Thompson explains the possibilities and limitations of remittances as a tool for development.
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.
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.
Instead of reducing gender inequalities, the current policy of financial institutions contributes to structural discrimination against women.
While in the past most companies were lobbying against any state regulations, the mind-set has changed. CSR departments demand for stronger policies.
Basic Income Guarantees (BIG) were once laughed at as utopian. But they are already today changing the lives of millions worldwide – especially in the south.
When youngsters want to set up their own businesses, experienced entrepreneurs can support them.
International innovation networks preserve local know-how worldwide.
Change the rules of the game by transferring power to the communities.
Why African tech developers might soon overtake Europe and North America.
The Organization ChunriChoupaal does not accept the male bias of the tech industry. Neither in Europe nor in Pakistan
Transition Network aims at the mind sets of developed countries - seeking to transform the affluent Western way of life.
How do smallholder farmers view current food and farming trends? Three points of view from Ghana, Malawi and South Africa.
In his documentary “La Buena Vida”, Jens Schanze depicts the Colombian Wayúus’ fight for their land against supranational energy corporations. A review.
About Partnership between Multinational Enterprises and International Non-Govermental Organisations
A new figure of business is emerging: the social entrepreneur – supposedly combining business spirit and social responsibility. Are expectations fulfilled?
Africa's start-up scene is driven by innovators in the field of digital media and IT. Some of them met through Ampion.
Campaigns for Sustainable Sourcing And Responsible Employment at London 2012
A Dutch company is taking the first steps towards a fairer mobile phone.
Ethical fashion conquers the world couture capital Paris: Good-bye hippe hemp sack, hello haute couture!