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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The Floating Gardens

When there's no space for farming, floating gardens are a way out of poverty.

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The Brightest Colour of Syria

Despite the cruel face of the Syrian war artist Diala Brisly refuses to give up hope. With her art she paints another story.

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A Bank for Everyone

Blockchain technology offers cheap, secure and easily available banking services and might revolutionize trade in the Global South.

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Breaking the Silence

Israel: Ex-soldiers talk about the millitary' actions in the West Bank

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Commons, Crises, and Tragedies

Managing, using and sustaining resources are social practices. Why we need to talk about the commons when discussing future development and sustainability.

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Interpol: Fighting Cross-Border Crime

Interpol has no effective mechanism for preventing countries from abusing ist systems yet.

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Frenetic Standstill

Turkey recovered rapidly from the economic and financial crisis and is now booming once more.

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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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The Israeli Summer: An Impressive Protest, but Not a Revolution

Protests Israel: A mass movement that refuses to be political

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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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Global Media Forum: The Future of Growth

This year's Global Media Forum will receive Noam Chomsky and Vandana Shiva.

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The Value of Information: Mobile Technology Helps Micro-entrepreneurs

New ideas for how to provide poor Indian women with the information they need

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