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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A Triple Win is Possible

A diatribe in favour of a more objective view of international skilled professional mobility.

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Half Empty - The Food Crisis in America

A complex theme in easily comprehensible illustrations: A comic about America's food crisis.

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Nicaragua: Guerilleras Becoming Policewomen

Nicaragua: From guerillera to policewoman

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Introduction: Biodiversity

Why the topic of biodiversity matters

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The Dystopian Turn

Can we hope for a better world? Many American writers envision the upcoming world, but their novels are full of skepticism and fears.

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Only for Geeks


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The Real Costs of Cheap Food

Hans Herren, holder of the Right Livelihood Award, demands a global change of food production.

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Who Uses Microfinance

The microfinance customer: low income and rural

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The Point of Sport

Sport for Development can be a great tool – if it is targeted.

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Fancy Schemes for a Dirty Business

Delhi struggles with unsustainable practices as air, water and land are under assault.

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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?

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Remembering How They Lived

In Senegal, the influence of religious animism is declining as newer generations enter the internet. Dioula Frederic is conserving the custom in his private museum.

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