Why African tech developers might soon overtake Europe and North America.
Business innovations in the Kenyan agricultural sector can drive people out of poverty.
To counteract climate change’s effects, the CCIS working on the local level provides stakeholders with data for adaptation.
New technologies open up new solutions to long lingering problems. Yet, this promise comes with risks of exclusion. How can big data be used responsibly?
Pastoralists in Kenya combine their traditional nomadic life with modern technologies. E-learning bridges disadvantages while preserving their lifestyle.
Let us have critical look at the vastly popular apps that monitor the user's everyday life, diet choices and body functions.
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?
What happens when growth ends? Whether the world is heading for disaster or a golden age is a question of demographics.
DDD’s 17th issue treats the various ways how people collaborate – online and offline.
Renowned sociologist Saskia Sassen discusses her latest book “Expulsions”
Why is water running out in Brazil’s cities? Does the Landless Workers' Movement provide a solution to it?
Speculative Design has a lot to offer: for instance for joystick factory workers in China.
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”?
Urban gardening: How a citizen-led movement transforms Cairo’s rooftops to greenery.
We talked with Vandana Shiva about her origins, current developments in Indian and global agriculture and the future of farming.
When there's no space for farming, floating gardens are a way out of poverty.
Let's create new money to spend on climate projects.
We talk about a decorative solution for home gardening with mushboo-founder Matt Unger.
Hans Herren, holder of the Right Livelihood Award, demands a global change of food production.
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.
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.
How deaf people help each other producing Solar powered hearing aids
About education, training and promoting the rights of the handicapped in Cameroon.
Uganda’s tech industry is booming – health apps being one successful part of it, but funding is still challenging.
Northern Iraqi society is coping with trauma of the violence. Civil initiatives offer help.