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 ...


Article Archive

Interview: "The Whole System has Been Infiltrated"

Drug trafficking: the criminalisation of policies and politisation of crime

» more

Media’s Capacity for Safeguarding Economic Reforms

Why development aid should also target media and people working in the media

» more

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly?

The expansion of big retailers in developing countries poses a challenge for food security.

» more

Protected Areas

Protected Areas play an important role in the nature conservation and the promotion of sustainable development.

» more

Interview: Lobbyism

Isn't there a difference between when an NGO protests to save the environment and the tobacco lobby, for instance, negotiating with politicians on behalf of their own interests?

» more

What Do You Share With a Stranger?

Performance-based artist from India, Amitesh Grover connects strangers from all around the world – without sharing a room.

» more

Mobilizing Global Volunteers for Grassroots Innovations

International innovation networks preserve local know-how worldwide.

» more

“It Is Good to Be a Banker”

Marcos Eguiguren is Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV). He explains in an interview how bankers foster social change.

» more

Leaks and WikiLeaks: Impact on Human Rights

What has been the impact of WikiLeaks on human rights?

» more

Kinky-Curled Woman in a White World

How an online beauty portal can boost the self-confidence of black woman.

» more

Rwanda: A Young Entrepreneur in Plastics


» more

On the Mobility of Roma

Roma are often pictured as a homogenous group, exceptionally willing to travel. Research disproves this image.

» more