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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Nigeria: Wonder Banks Debunked

Dubious banks take advantage of the poor in Nigeria. The mini-series “E-Go Better” educates farmers about the risks and chances of microfinance.

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One Billion Hungry – Can We Feed the World?

Hunger and malnutrition are on the rise. But there is a way to feed everybody.

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Technology in Africa: Set to Change the World

Why African tech developers might soon overtake Europe and North America.

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“Post-2015” sounds like a very technical term .We decided to fill it with live and show the ideas behind it, the community projects, the big picture and the small one, and, most important, the people shaping it.

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Facts or Rumors?

Social media plays a huge role in African conflict zones. It offers ways for evading media restrictions, but also bears dangers inherent in its use.

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Shopping Against Capitalism

Revolutions smash capitalism – not. Instead consumer’s disobedience will, says this intriguing short story. (Maybe.)

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Closing the Gap With Sport

Supporting youngsters through sport programmes has become a part of South Africa's policies.

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“The Narrative of Development has Changed”

OECD Development Centre Director Mario Pezzini analyses recent trends in development cooperation and the challenges for Africa’s agriculture.

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Mobilizing Global Volunteers for Grassroots Innovations

International innovation networks preserve local know-how worldwide.

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A History of Responsibilities

Our global society is a history of injustices. How can we take responsibility for the past?

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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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Evolution Does Not Stand Still

What instruments serve to protect biodiversity worldwide?

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