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Dear Readers, welcome back to Digital Development Debates. First of all, we would like to thank you for all the positive feedback – it was wonderful to hear that our magazine was so well received. This second issue is all about "doing ...

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Table of Contents Issue #02Featured Articles #02

Introduction: Doing Business

Why the economic factor is more important than ever

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Developing New Models

About Partnership between Multinational Enterprises and International Non-Govermental Organisations

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Reintroducing Ethics to Economics

Has the domination of neoclassical economic thinking in academia contributed to the economic crisis?

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Oikocredit (Best Practice)

Oikocredit is dedicated to giving women an opportunity to break the cycle of poverty.

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Transparency in Microfinance

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Fair Trade Movements

Fair Trade is moving from the domain of small producers to engage large enterprises in production and processing.

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Rwanda: A Young Entrepreneur in Plastics

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Green Growth in Southeast Europe

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Chapters #02

Beyond the magazine

“We can’t just leave solutions to the politicians“

Conference on Religion’s Contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Broken Toilets

Emily Madsen and Samyuktha Varma have created an international magazine intended to change reporting on development work.

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Challenges for the Media – from Information to Participation

Just a blink of the eye in world history, the 40-year existence of the Internet has been revolutionary.

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Interview: Development Aid is Not All Plain Sailing

5 questions to Andris Piebalgs

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Top 16 Articles from last 4 Issues

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Coming Issue of DDD

For some work means fulfillment, for the majority of us it is a means to survive. For some working means calculating on a computer, for others painting a wall, others plant food to eat.
And the paradox goes even further: Politicians all over the world ask for more jobs to guarantee an income for their citizens. At the same time companies and scientist invest in new technologies to become more productive and therefore save work.
Ever since the first introduction of machines, people are discussing, if work is still needed in the future, and how it will change. John Maynard Keynes in the 20th century expected his grandkids to be working 15 hours a week, while more skeptical voices feared mass unemployment and connected instability.
DDD issue #20 asks: What does work look like in the 21. century? And what does it mean for development cooperation?

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