To counteract climate change’s effects, the CCIS working on the local level provides stakeholders with data for adaptation.
Africa has always been the dark, hopeless or lost continent - today, it is time for a new cliché.
With 60% of Africa’s population working in agriculture, innovations like Esoko’s pricing apps promise to improve conditions of smallholder farmers.
Falling rice prices strongly affect the rural poor in Cambodia. Open data and freer information flows help farmers to deal with it.
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.
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?
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.
What role can science play in progressive change? Uwe Schneidewind argues for a new knowledge production model.
Very few economists anticipated the financial crisis. A new approach is needed, argues Ingrid Rieser who filmed the movement “rethinking economics”
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.
Renowned sociologist Saskia Sassen discusses her latest book “Expulsions”
What happens when growth ends? Whether the world is heading for disaster or a golden age is a question of demographics.
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.
We talk about a decorative solution for home gardening with mushboo-founder Matt Unger.
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.
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.
Only one development goal will focus on health in the Post-2015 Agenda. The health community debates which is the best one.
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
In spite of progress in the field of undernourishment, a new trend in malnutrition is on the rise globally: obesity.
Carlos A. Monteiro warns of the dangers of ultra-processed foods, noting that our personal and social well-being is at risk.
AIDS is still a taboo topic in Ukraine - football is a way to overcome it.
Uganda’s tech industry is booming – health apps being one successful part of it, but funding is still challenging.