Business innovations in the Kenyan agricultural sector can drive people out of poverty.
Why most of the arguments against open data are short-sighted.
To counteract climate change’s effects, the CCIS working on the local level provides stakeholders with data for adaptation.
Cyberconflict, the role of networks and communication technology in future warfares.
Humans in remote areas or sensitive situations often find themselves detached from the flow of information – Freedom Fone is a software to tackle this.
Why African tech developers might soon overtake Europe and North America.
From the Arab Spring to Wikipedia: The use of new technologies is having a game-changing impact on collective action. Can we organise without organisations?
Open data is not a niche topic for technology enthusiasts.
Renowned sociologist Saskia Sassen discusses her latest book “Expulsions”
Very few economists anticipated the financial crisis. A new approach is needed, argues Ingrid Rieser who filmed the movement “rethinking economics”
What role can science play in progressive change? Uwe Schneidewind argues for a new knowledge production model.
Alternative economic approaches – based on commons – have emerged around the turn of the century. Are we heading towards the “ecommony”?
DDD’s 17th issue treats the various ways how people collaborate – online and offline.
Why is water running out in Brazil’s cities? Does the Landless Workers' Movement provide a solution to it?
What happens when growth ends? Whether the world is heading for disaster or a golden age is a question of demographics.
Speculative Design has a lot to offer: for instance for joystick factory workers in China.
Let's create new money to spend on climate projects.
We talked with Vandana Shiva about her origins, current developments in Indian and global agriculture and the future of farming.
Urban gardening: How a citizen-led movement transforms Cairo’s rooftops to greenery.
We talk about a decorative solution for home gardening with mushboo-founder Matt Unger.
When there's no space for farming, floating gardens are a way out of poverty.
Insects are a sustainable source of protein since they eat bio-waste. Entofood aims to produce insects on industrial scale. An interview with its founder.
Michael Braungart talks about the reverse character of sustainability and the actual potential of the human footprint. An interview with the founder of C2C.
Hans Herren, holder of the Right Livelihood Award, demands a global change of food production.
In spite of progress in the field of undernourishment, a new trend in malnutrition is on the rise globally: obesity.
AIDS is still a taboo topic in Ukraine - football is a way to overcome it.
Carlos A. Monteiro warns of the dangers of ultra-processed foods, noting that our personal and social well-being is at risk.
In areas with high numbers of illiterate information and education is shared via pictures.
Let us have critical look at the vastly popular apps that monitor the user's everyday life, diet choices and body functions.
How deaf people help each other producing Solar powered hearing aids
How software can make you healthy