Ibrahim Mayaki, CEO of NEPAD talks about the possibilities to strategically design Africa’s future and the role agriculture will play in a transformation.
Technology business incubators are on the rise in developing countries
The expansion of big retailers in developing countries poses a challenge for food security.
Alternative economic approaches – based on commons – have emerged around the turn of the century. Are we heading towards the “ecommony”?
Establishing sustainable alternative soures are likely to prevent future production shortfalls.
Revolutions smash capitalism – not. Instead consumer’s disobedience will, says this intriguing short story. (Maybe.)
Why the economic factor is more important than ever
Major changes are currently taking place in Myanmar.
Migrants often send back money to their families. Laura Thompson explains the possibilities and limitations of remittances as a tool for development.
What we need to prevent financial crises is an entirely new operating system: a new exchange system.
How speculation on food commodities raises food prices in developing countries.
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.
Dubious banks take advantage of the poor in Nigeria. The mini-series “E-Go Better” educates farmers about the risks and chances of microfinance.
Believing in young talented Africans pays off. Read about the success stories.
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.
Africa's start-up scene is driven by innovators in the field of digital media and IT. Some of them met through Ampion.
Change the rules of the game by transferring power to the communities.
Considering normative expectations and the economic rationale, should corporations enter the political arena?
Why women’s income and status are rising in Bangladesh
Lima, Peru’s vibrant capital has to cope with chaotic public transportation. Reforms are caught between corruption and opportunism - but progress is made.
What do you take responsibility for? DDD issue #15 will show you a variety of approaches to the topic of “responsibility”.
Ecological economists are innovating new markets
In some parts of Europe, garment workers earn less than their Asian counterparts – even if they work for big brands
Campaigns for Sustainable Sourcing And Responsible Employment at London 2012
Ever since the tragedy of Rana Plaza, poor working conditions have increased in visibility. But do the huge labels really keep their fair production promises?
Opening remarks by the German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr Gerd Müller.
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!