While the discovery of oil means revenues for governments, local residents are displaced and often left in despair. The story of Sabina, an Ugandan widow.
Seed banks are a vital insurance for smallholders’ livelihood. A journey to Santiago Yaitepec shows the need and benefits of local, agricultural self-aid.
Transition Network aims at the mind sets of developed countries - seeking to transform the affluent Western way of life.
Interview with Nim Alae, Musician and Protagonist of the Film "La Isla"
Small investment groups called chamas are a big phenomenon in Kenya. People join to purchase land, start a business, or even to buy their Friday night beers.
Despite the cruel face of the Syrian war artist Diala Brisly refuses to give up hope. With her art she paints another story.
Where do you meet up with you friends? What do you dream of? How did you fall in love? Students from Bethlehem tell about their lives.
Transmit women's voices between Latin America and Europe empower female roles in the Andes
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.
Testing textile firms: mainstream retailer H&M versus niche player hessnatur - who is more sustainable?
Ethical fashion conquers the world couture capital Paris: Good-bye hippe hemp sack, hello haute couture!
Why are we so afraid of "good" marketing, PR and communication in social business?
Ever since the tragedy of Rana Plaza, poor working conditions have increased in visibility. But do the huge labels really keep their fair production promises?
Ethical fashion is strutting its way across the catwalks of the world's style capitals.
In Brazil Graffiti is a weapon of the poor and disinherited. Artists are reclaiming the streets, using their fame to build and educate their communities.
Our global society is a history of injustices. How can we take responsibility for the past?
Nana Oforiatta Ayim creates films as a form of research in action. It is her quest to uncover alternative history about and within Africa.
Millions of girls are being married off even before they complete school. They won't ever be able to live prosperous lives.
Mobile technologies are increasingly playing a decisive role in learning and education
Thinking about Bali, a tropical holiday island comes in mind. But the touristic paradise is not paradisical for its inhabitants at all.
Education is much more than going to schools, its purpose is to create awareness among people.
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.
What does skating have to do with art?
About education, training and promoting the rights of the handicapped in Cameroon.
Skateistan was the very first to introduce skateboarding as a sport in Afghanistan.
Children learn the art of parkour in the Gaza Strip to help them overcome the trauma caused by war and boost their self-esteem.
Is Sport political?
Women' soccer in Palestine: Despite the checkpoints and the war, palestinian soccer players pass a message of freedom.
Sri Lanka: Why is sport so important for people with disabilities?
Centuries of history, Indian gods and transgender pilgrims: The annual Koothandavar Festival in South India is tolerant, colourful and, at times, violent.
Bollywood dance is one example of a very traditional form of dance that has arrived in our modern age.
Sustainability is a key concept of the Post-2015 Agenda. Australian designer Leyla Acaroglu provides a fun and refreshing approach on how to implement it.
Haven't you too dreamt of becoming a rock star when you were a child? Sometimes this dream comes true...
Syria: Art can be a weapon when journalists are forced to shut up.
Five shortfilms from a newborn country: South Sudan.