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17.1.2019

Indian Farmers in Revolt | by Shashi Tharoor

During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tenure, the costs of agricultural inputs, and therefore of cultivation, have risen alarmingly, while prices for agricultural products, and therefore farm incomes, have stagnated or dropped. No wonder the Indian...

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Online article
17.1.2019

Indian Farmers in Revolt | by Shashi Tharoor

During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tenure, the costs of agricultural inputs, and therefore of cultivation, have risen alarmingly, while prices for agricultural products, and therefore farm incomes, have stagnated or dropped. No wonder the Indian...
Online article
13.12.2018

Crossroads Djibouti: The African migrants who defy Yemen's war

While some Yemenis flee their country and what the UN calls the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, more economic migrants arrive daily, looking for a better life
Online article
7.12.2018

What’s at stake in Yemen peace talks

As the warring parties meet in Sweden, here’s what 44 months of war has meant for millions of Yemenis 5,000 kilometres away

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6.10.2017

Landgrabbing in Kambodscha

Dieser Film ist das erste Produkt einer Recherchereise der NachDenkSeiten-Mitarbeiter Lars Bauer und Jens Berger nach Kambodscha in Kooperation mit der Welthungerhilfe.
Video
29.5.2017

Jade and the Generals

Myanmars ist bekannt für seine Jadevorkommen, die zu grossen Teilen in ethnischen Staaten liegen. Im Kachin-Staat, wo bis heute bewaffnete Konflikte zwischen ethnischen Gruppen und dem Militär herrschen, befinden sich die profitabelsten Jademinen...
Web documentary
26.11.2015

Mekong: a river rising

The fate of 70 million people rests on what happens to the Mekong river. With world leaders meeting in Paris next week for crucial UN climate talks, John Vidal journeys down south-east Asia’s vast waterway - a place that encapsulates some of the...

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Article
20.12.2018

La Chine au coeur de la nouvelle Asie / rédacteur en chef Serge Sur

En Asie, la situation stratégique est marquée par la conjonction de risques nouveaux – écologiques, terroristes – et de menaces traditionnelles alimentées par la persistance de clivages idéologiques qui pèsent sur les grands équilibres. Loin de l’idéal d’une régionalisation « harmonieuse »...
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20.12.2018

Etat des luttes : Moyen-Orient et Afrique du Nord / Frédéric Thomas... [et al.]

Huit ans plus tard, que reste-t-il du « printemps arabe » ? La situation de guerre et de contre-révolution domine la région. Au premier chef, en Syrie, au Yémen et en Libye, bien sûr. Mais, en réalité, sous une forme menaçante, larvée ou discontinue, aucun pays ne lui échappe complètement...
Article
20.12.2018

Rural-urban linkages : synergies, threats and limitations / Makiko Taguchi... [et al.]

By 2050, two thirds of the world’s population are expected to live in cities. The United Nations New Urban Agenda implies changing diets and thus the need to include sustainable food systems for the cities. So the rural areas have to transform in parallel. Secondary cities are growing enormously in...

Politics and general pages

Political article
21.12.2018

We need sustainability assessments!

Sustainability cannot become a request show. If the Federal Council takes it seriously, the monitoring of it should be built into free trade agreements as a matter of course.
Political article
12.10.2018

Moving beyond resistance

Human rights and democracy activists are not only targeted by the powerful in authoritarian countries. Time to develop new visions and strategies.
Political article
3.7.2018

«The debate on inequality is a highly charged one»

The 2030 Agenda is a world constitution of sorts: it conceives of the world as a political, social and societal whole. Hence, existing challenges can only be met through joint action by rich and poor countries. Interview with researcher Sabin Bieri.

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