Delhi struggles with unsustainable practices as air, water and land are under assault.
Dams are exceptional as a symbol of the changing development policy paradigms of recent decades.
Liberation theologians use Christianity as weapon in the fight for the poor. And in a way, even the pope is on their side.
The movie “Disruption” was part of the mobilization for the People’s Climate March in September 2014. It leaves no doubt: Climate change is a social issue.
Why we need a radical shift towards sustainable fishing.
Seed banks are a vital insurance for smallholders’ livelihood. A journey to Santiago Yaitepec shows the need and benefits of local, agricultural self-aid.
Despite repeated warnings from Unicef, children are not being involved in policymaking on climate change. How can they be included?
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.
In her latest book “Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy”, Saskia Sassen presents a serious critique of economic restructuring.
Establishing sustainable alternative soures are likely to prevent future production shortfalls.
What happens when growth ends? Whether the world is heading for disaster or a golden age is a question of demographics.
From Kitchen Scrap to Healthy Food Farms” – the story of Maa-Bara.
Managing, using and sustaining resources are social practices. Why we need to talk about the commons when discussing future development and sustainability.
How to provide water and sanitation even in extremely dry regions.
Kibera, once named one of Africa’s worst slums, has watched officials repeatedly fail to respond effectively to its growth. Until now.
We talked with Vandana Shiva about her origins, current developments in Indian and global agriculture and the future of farming.
Opening remarks by the German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Dr Gerd Müller.
How to turn Cairos concrete forest into an edible paradise.
It is trendy to celebrate food culture. Organized through apps or blogs, strangers meet in so called supper clubs – but sharing food has a long tradition.
The way we consume affects food security in other countries.
How speculation on food commodities raises food prices in developing countries.
Almost one third of the global population suffer from hunger and malnutrition – we must not accept that.
Disaster: reporters could do far more than merely assume the role of observers.
Ushahidi is made up of digital maps on which (crisis-) events can be posted
About Understanding the Real Impact of ICTs, Social Media and Crisis Mapping
After Katrina New Orleans’ residents discussed: Do we want to reconstruct or reinvent our city? Award-winning journalist Jed Horne looks at New New Orleans.
Terrorism, earthquakes, violence – global cities face various threads. 100 Resilient Cities helps them to be prepared.
Humans in remote areas or sensitive situations often find themselves detached from the flow of information – Freedom Fone is a software to tackle this.
How water is driving foreign investment in farmland.
Preservation of the land is a prerequisite for survival in native communities.
It is hard to refer to China’s civil society as particularly developed. Yet the government is increasingly allying itself with the environmental movement.