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4.7.2018

Agroecology / Olivier de Schutter... [et al.]

In 2008, the authors of the International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) report arrived at the conclusion that «business as usual is not an option» to make global food security sustainable. The radical transformation of the existing food and...

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24.7.2017

Aid credibility at stake as donors haggle over reporting rules

Donors report billions of spending at home as "aid" - and some want to expand the loophole
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16.6.2017

The Marshall Plan with Africa – well on track?

In January, Germany’s development minister Gerd Müller presented the outline of a ‘Marshall Plan with Africa’ as part of Germany’s G20 presidency in 2017. Development experts and civil society representatives discussed just how effective such a plan...
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15.12.2016

Inclusive land governance – Road to a better life

Secure access to land is key to sustainable development. However, in many countries, the existing land governance systems are still far from addressing the interests of all sections of the population, and hence from being inclusive. Nevertheless,...

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17.4.2014

Monitoring the Busan Commitments - an overview

A short video explaining the Global Partnership monitoring process. What it's all about, who's in and the results say.
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5.4.2013

TEDx Paul Conneally : L'humanitarisme numérique

Le catastrophique tremblement de terre en Haïti a appris au groupe humanitaire une leçon inattendue : le pouvoir des appareils mobiles de coordonner, d'informer et de guider les secours humanitaires. A TEDxRC2, Paul Conneally montre des exemples de...
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26.11.2012

Africa For Norway - New charity single out now! Official christmas video

Imagine if every person in Africa saw the “Africa for Norway” video and this was the only information they ever got about Norway. What would they think about Norway? If we say Africa, what do you think about? Hunger, poverty, crime or AIDS? No...

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4.7.2018

Agroecology / Olivier de Schutter... [et al.]

In 2008, the authors of the International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) report arrived at the conclusion that «business as usual is not an option» to make global food security sustainable. The radical transformation of the existing food and...
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4.7.2018

World atlas of desertification (WAD) : Rethinking land degradation and sustainable management / [ed.] European Commission, Joint Research Centre

This third edition of the World Atlas of Desertification focuses on land degradation and global environmental change under five major subject headings:
- Global Patterns of Human Domination. Highlighting the role of Homo sapiens as the major driving force of global environmental change;
-...
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4.6.2018

Neu ist Kult / Tillmann Elliesen... [et al.]

Neue Technologien und Ideen sollen das Leben im globalen Süden erleichtern: Drohnen, die Medikamente ausliefern, elektrisch betriebene Dreiradrikschas, digitalisierte Nothilfe. Die Entwicklungspolitik von heute will innovativ sein. Aber nicht alles, was mit diesem Schlagwort angepriesen wird, ist...

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12.1.2018

An impoverished Bangladesh forges ahead

This cash-strapped country, already being severely impacted by climate change, does not plan to wait for overdue climate payments from the North. Interview with Saleemul Huq, Climate and Development Researcher.
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12.1.2018

Where misunderstandings abound

Development cooperation is expected to prevent migration and guard against terrorism. This is too short-sighted. An overdue clarification of the limits and possibilities of development cooperation.
Political article
30.11.2017

Does Tax Proposal 17 spell blacklist?

Switzerland is not on the EU's new blacklist of tax havens around the world. Research by Oxfam International and the Tax Justice Network nonetheless shows that this speaks not in favour of Switzerland, but against the EU.

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