Why the topic of biodiversity matters
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.
Delhi struggles with unsustainable practices as air, water and land are under assault.
Seed banks are a vital insurance for smallholders’ livelihood. A journey to Santiago Yaitepec shows the need and benefits of local, agricultural self-aid.
Why we need a radical shift towards sustainable fishing.
The exhibition “Soil. Sustains Life.” shows how humans depend on soil, a non-renewable resource, and why we have to manage it sustainably.
The crux of resources scarcity
Indigenous communities in the Andes traditionally manage commons such as water. Their potential is still not exhausted.
More than half of Nairobi lives in slums where they face stalled projects and poor service. But improvements could be made.
Technologies can help to support policy aims in enviromental and natural resources gouvernance
Michael Braungart talks about the reverse character of sustainability and the actual potential of the human footprint. An interview with the founder of C2C.
How laws can save the forests
How to provide water and sanitation even in extremely dry regions.
How responsible land governance can save people from losing their land.
What happens when growth ends? Whether the world is heading for disaster or a golden age is a question of demographics.
Almost one third of the global population suffer from hunger and malnutrition – we must not accept that.
Hunger and malnutrition are on the rise. But there is a way to feed everybody.
The expansion of big retailers in developing countries poses a challenge for food security.
Opening remarks by the German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Dr Gerd Müller.
We talked with Vandana Shiva about her origins, current developments in Indian and global agriculture and the future of farming.
We talk about a decorative solution for home gardening with mushboo-founder Matt Unger.
How do smallholder farmers view current food and farming trends? Three points of view from Ghana, Malawi and South Africa.
Terrorism, earthquakes, violence – global cities face various threads. 100 Resilient Cities helps them to be prepared.
Ushahidi is made up of digital maps on which (crisis-) events can be posted
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.
Humans in remote areas or sensitive situations often find themselves detached from the flow of information – Freedom Fone is a software to tackle this.
Disaster: reporters could do far more than merely assume the role of observers.
About Understanding the Real Impact of ICTs, Social Media and Crisis Mapping
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.
The National Biodiversity Institute and the Bioprospecting Unit - General information in INBio
How water is driving foreign investment in farmland.
The post 2015 Agenda is designed as a participatory agenda. WorldWeWant & Friends is one initiative designed include the world’s youth.