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Lima’s New Cuisine

Food trends in Lima involving traditional and indigenous dishes are altering the identity of the nation.

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Who Got Shooters?

Gangsta rappers promote a violent lifestyle while carrying the banner of peace and responsibility. What are their values?

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Preserving Our Land

Seed banks are a vital insurance for smallholders’ livelihood. A journey to Santiago Yaitepec shows the need and benefits of local, agricultural self-aid.

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Reconstructing Responsibility

The reconstruction of Afghanistan has created a culture of dependency. Only projects that delegate responsibility to the local population can be sustainable.

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Rwanda: A Young Entrepreneur in Plastics

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Editorial

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Able to Love

Our cities and buildings are accessible for disabled people but their desire for love remains a taboo topic. Find out how this stigma can be changed.

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Generous Envy

The willingness to share depends on different motifs – even envy. Examples from Pakistan, Latin America and the USA.

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Fashion

Are the Big Guys Always the Bad Guys

Testing textile firms: mainstream retailer H&M versus niche player hessnatur - who is more sustainable?

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Interview Tudo Bom Fashion

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Interview: Fair Fashion on the Catwalk

Ethical fashion conquers the world couture capital Paris: Good-bye hippe hemp sack, hello haute couture!

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Leaving the Niche

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.

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Ethical Fashion

Ethical fashion is strutting its way across the catwalks of the world's style capitals.

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Better Brands, Better Production?

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?

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Social and Sexy

Why are we so afraid of "good" marketing, PR and communication in social business?

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Education

Role of Mass Media in Enhancing Education in Bangladesh

Education is much more than going to schools, its purpose is to create awareness among people.

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Only for Geeks

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Open Transfer of Knowledge

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Kenyan Soap Opera Takes a Teaching Role in UK Classrooms

A novel way in which popular media is used in enhancing education

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Learning on the Move. The Smartphone as Teacher

Mobile technologies are increasingly playing a decisive role in learning and education

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Fight for Rio’s Streets

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.

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A Digital Narrative

Nana Oforiatta Ayim creates films as a form of research in action. It is her quest to uncover alternative history about and within Africa.

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Interview: The Past Is Not Forgotten – Nim Alae

Interview with Nim Alae, Musician and Protagonist of the Film "La Isla"

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Sport

The Point of Sport

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

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The Best Athletes Can Become Cultural Icons

How the best Athletes can become cultural Icons

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Host Cities Come Together

After the world cup 2010 in Africa: a great opportunity?

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Interview: "We Have to Channel the Football Fans' Energy"

Riots, pyrotechnics, racist slogans – football fans may often appear violent and nationalistic.

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Interview: "A message of Freedom"

Women' soccer in Palestine: Despite the checkpoints and the war, palestinian soccer players pass a message of freedom.

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Interview: Basketball for Development

About education, training and promoting the rights of the handicapped in Cameroon.

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Interview: "The Games Alone Are Not Enough"

Is Sport political?

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Dancing for Bollywood: Anything Goes

Bollywood dance is one example of a very traditional form of dance that has arrived in our modern age.

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Art & Design

Juba Youth

Five shortfilms from a newborn country: South Sudan.

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"Sustainability Does Not Cost More"

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.

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My Big Indian Wedding

Centuries of history, Indian gods and transgender pilgrims: The annual Koothandavar Festival in South India is tolerant, colourful and, at times, violent.

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Dancing for Bollywood: Anything Goes

Bollywood dance is one example of a very traditional form of dance that has arrived in our modern age.

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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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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 Soundtrack for Latin America

The genre cumbia is not as well-known around the world as salsa or reggaeton. Yet it is considered the more authentic music.

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Fight for Rio’s Streets

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.

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