The food security discourse has seen interesting developments recently showing how farmers could find more common ground.
Why is water running out in Brazil’s cities? Does the Landless Workers' Movement provide a solution to it?
The Caucasus has been splintered by war into Georgia, South Ossetia, and Abkhazia. Three women are harnessing words to counter barbed wire.
Indonesia: from authoritarianism to a full-fledged democracy
How does national citizenship play a role in the maintenance and reproduction of global inequalities?
Crime in Mexico City is a multi-layered problem. We asked two experts to break down the figures and cut through the complexities.
The inequality of Malaysia’s multi-ethnic inhabitants leads to the “1Malaysia” campaign. But what actually happened to this ambitious concept?
Terrorism, earthquakes, violence – global cities face various threads. 100 Resilient Cities helps them to be prepared.
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.
By definition a utopia is a place that does not exist. Around the world though, activists are working to stop the destruction of our planet: Meet the degrowth movement.
What does "development" mean for Tribal people: for whom, by whom and to what end?
Sorry!You're surprised? Amazed? An editorial that opens with an apology? Yes, you read right.
Felix and Hans set up their re-beirut.net online platform to feature hands-on ideas for promoting the integration of migrants.
Engaged and mobilised citizens can change the world we live in: four examples from Peru.
Rebel groups in northeast India regularly clash. A supra-confessional peace team brings insurgents to the negotiating table.
Thousands of people have left their homes in Iraq to seek refuge. Many continue to stay in the country. What is life like for those internal refugees?
Former girls soldiers in Northern Uganda still face tremendous problems. We can help them.
Syria: Art can be a weapon when journalists are forced to shut up.
Is mutual mistrust the only thing that Greek and Turkish Cypriots share?
The terrible effective power of prejudices came fully to the fore in the Bosnian War
Human trafficking: putting the villains behind bars is not enough.
Drug trafficking: the criminalisation of policies and politisation of crime
Colombia has been shaken by violence for the last two decades. What is and needs to be done to overcome the nation’s past?
Why most of the arguments against open data are short-sighted.
Feedback loops: how citizen engagement can improve aid
Open data is not a niche topic for technology enthusiasts.
Wouldn’t it be true empowerment though if the right of citizens to speak their minds were directly integrated into political and administrative decision-making processes?
The microfinance customer: low income and rural
Falling rice prices strongly affect the rural poor in Cambodia. Open data and freer information flows help farmers to deal with it.
The recent elections in Myanmar led to a victory of the National League for Democracy (NLD) over the military - an outcome of an open access to information.
Franz Joseph Radermacher answered DDD’s questions about the Global Marshall Plan, the 0.7% goal and global governance.
OECD Development Centre Director Mario Pezzini analyses recent trends in development cooperation and the challenges for Africa’s agriculture.
5 Questions to Andris Piebalgs
Migrants often send back money to their families. Laura Thompson explains the possibilities and limitations of remittances as a tool for development.
Baladini was founded in 2014 to train Egyptian women in artisanal food production. DDD talked to one of the founders.
Welthungerhilfe’s president Bärbel Dieckmann on her vision of a world without hunger and insecurity.
DDD’s 19th issue explores how people around the world share hopes for love, peace, health, money and joy.
DDD’s 17th issue treats the various ways how people collaborate – online and offline.