To counteract climate change’s effects, the CCIS working on the local level provides stakeholders with data for adaptation.
"Sillicon Savannah" is the new buzz term of the thriving IT and software "Made in Africa" is used around the globe.
Cyber Security and Media Hype
Open data is not a niche topic for technology enthusiasts.
Business innovations in the Kenyan agricultural sector can drive people out of poverty.
Why African tech developers might soon overtake Europe and North America.
Open Source Software as Ubuntu or Ushahidi prove Africa’s digital potential. How knowledge sharing alters the continent.
What role can science play in progressive change? Uwe Schneidewind argues for a new knowledge production model.
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.
Alternative economic approaches – based on commons – have emerged around the turn of the century. Are we heading towards the “ecommony”?
Very few economists anticipated the financial crisis. A new approach is needed, argues Ingrid Rieser who filmed the movement “rethinking economics”
Let's create new money to spend on climate projects.
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.
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.
Hans Herren, holder of the Right Livelihood Award, demands a global change of food production.
Michael Braungart talks about the reverse character of sustainability and the actual potential of the human footprint. An interview with the founder of C2C.
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.
Only one development goal will focus on health in the Post-2015 Agenda. The health community debates which is the best one.
Carlos A. Monteiro warns of the dangers of ultra-processed foods, noting that our personal and social well-being is at risk.
How deaf people help each other producing Solar powered hearing aids
AIDS is still a taboo topic in Ukraine - football is a way to overcome it.
In areas with high numbers of illiterate information and education is shared via pictures.
Uganda’s tech industry is booming – health apps being one successful part of it, but funding is still challenging.
How software can make you healthy