Digital Development Debates

Dear Reader, after seven years of inspiring discussions, „Digital Development Debates“ (DDD) has been discontinued in September 2017. DDD was created in 2010 as an innovative digital platform for the development community. With 20 ...

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Is China Going Green?

It is hard to refer to China’s civil society as particularly developed. Yet the government is increasingly allying itself with the environmental movement.

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Mobilizing Global Volunteers for Grassroots Innovations

International innovation networks preserve local know-how worldwide.

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Editorial

DDD’s 20th issue explores global work realities in the 21th century .

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Editorial

DDD takes a close look at the way food is produced today and what we will be eating tomorrow.

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The Quantified Self

Let us have critical look at the vastly popular apps that monitor the user's everyday life, diet choices and body functions.

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A Proposal from Hiroshima

The horror of Hiroshima and Nagasaki could have marked the end of nuclear warfare, but did not. A call to action.

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Interview: The Post-Cypherpunk Era – Cryptology for Everyone

Since the NSA affair, more and more laymen are showing interest in CryptoParties.

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More Top-Down Participation, Please!

Wouldn’t it be true empowerment though if the right of citizens to speak their minds were directly integrated into political and administrative decision-making processes?

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Africa Has the Best Forestry Laws: "An Inspiration for the Entire World"

How laws can save the forests

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Stopping the "Brain Drain" in Developing And Emerging Nations

Technology business incubators are on the rise in developing countries

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Host Cities Come Together

After the world cup 2010 in Africa: a great opportunity?

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Solar Powered Hearing Aids in Botswana and Brazil

How deaf people help each other producing Solar powered hearing aids

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