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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Cambodia’s Mighty Girls

In Cambodia, Khmer girls are supposed to be gentle and obedient. A young woman in shorts is tackling this ideal with her prowess on the football pitch.

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Smallholder Farming Under Threat?

How do smallholder farmers view current food and farming trends? Three points of view from Ghana, Malawi and South Africa.

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A New Information Paradigm for International Development: Open Data

Open data is not a niche topic for technology enthusiasts.

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"A New Generation is Emerging"

Ibrahim Mayaki, CEO of NEPAD talks about the possibilities to strategically design Africa’s future and the role agriculture will play in a transformation.

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Small Farmers’ Potential

How smallholder agriculture can contribute to reducing hunger and malnutrition.

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Water – A Resource of Conflict and Source of Cooperation

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Leaving the Niche

VAUDE is increasingly known for its sustainable production. They started in a niche but might be the trendsetters. An interview with CEO, Antje von Dewitz.

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European Aid: Aspiring to the Gold Medal

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The People of Tepito

Tepito is Mexico City’s most notorious quarter. While the media generally focuses on violence and crime, Francisco Mata portrays the barrio’s inhabitants.

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The Next BIG Thing

Basic Income Guarantees (BIG) were once laughed at as utopian. But they are already today changing the lives of millions worldwide – especially in the south.

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Prescribed Reconciliation

The Gacaca Courts in Rwanda offered a socially acceptable framework for overcoming the deep gap rent between Hutu and Tutsi by war and genocide.

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The Role of Earth Observation Technology

Technologies can help to support policy aims in enviromental and natural resources gouvernance

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