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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No Boundaries, Only Obstacles

Children learn the art of parkour in the Gaza Strip to help them overcome the trauma caused by war and boost their self-esteem.

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Interview: Language School 2.0 - Skype Lessons

What is the advantage of an online language school?

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Refugee Portraits

Sadly, refugees are often presented as an anonymous mass in the media, a burden to welfare states, a security hazard. These photos tell a different story.

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China's Post-90 Generation

China's youth have different desires and attitudes than their parents. Are they reshaping their society?

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Small Farmers’ Potential

How smallholder agriculture can contribute to reducing hunger and malnutrition.

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It's Just a Fad!

Why most of the arguments against open data are short-sighted.

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The Story of Medellín: From a Drug Behemoth to a Model City

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Interview: Participatory Budgeting

When citizens decide on the communal budget

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Possession Rather Than Ownership

Alternative economic approaches – based on commons – have emerged around the turn of the century. Are we heading towards the “ecommony”?

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The Real Utopia

By definition a utopia is a place that does not exist. Around the world though, activists are working to stop the destruction of our planet: Meet the degrowth movement.

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Social Media in the Revolution

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Standing with God to End Oppression

Liberation theologians use Christianity as weapon in the fight for the poor. And in a way, even the pope is on their side.

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