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Ursula Weber

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Ursula Weber has been writing for corporAID magazine since 2003. Previously, the PhD in education worked for several years in the teaching profession and in specialist journals.

Afforestation

Climate factor forest

Issue 86 - spring 2020
To protect the environment and the climate, there are more and more initiatives to restore forests worldwide. If you want to restore destroyed forests sustainably, you should also pay attention to long-term use. It is important to get all the players on board.

Economic Partnerships

Use instead of burning

Issue 86 - spring 2020
With natural gas-powered city buses, the Austrian start-up ETEFA wants to bring about a change in Nigeria's diesel-dominated public transport. The Austrian Development Agency supported the development of the market.

Interview

Stop erosion

Issue 86 - spring 2020
No European country suffers from soil erosion as much as Albania. CNVP Isuf Omuri's forest expert sees ways to counter the loss of soil and rock.

Consulting

Austrian know-how in development business 2019

Issues from January to December 2019
Austrian companies are active in developing countries on behalf of international development finance providers. Here is a look back at successful collaborations with the World Bank and Co in 2019.

Hidden Champion

Crystal clear from Asia to Africa

Issue 85 - January | February 2020
SFC Umwelttechnik is one of those small Austrian companies that are right at the forefront of the world: thanks to a clear focus, first-class solutions and proximity to the customer.

Economic Partnerships

Professionals forge

Issue 85 - January | February 2020
With the Meister Training Center, the Kosovar entrepreneur Hysni Ymeri has launched a practical training center for technical professions in Pristina and was able to count on the support of the Austrian Development Agency.

Economic Partnerships

Cashew Business

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
Harvested in Africa, cracked in Asia - that used to be true for hundreds of thousands of tons of cashews. Environment consultant Paul Schreilechner wants to change that and opened a processing plant in Tanzania for 2017. The Austrian Development Agency ADA supported in the start phase.

climate protection instruments

Succession unsettled

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
The Mechanism for Environmentally Compatible Development, CDM for short, has initiated thousands of climate-friendly projects in developing countries. It is still unclear whether and how things will go with the 1997 world climate summit in Kyoto ...

Austrian export day

There is more

Issue 83 - September | October 2019
At the export day of Außenwirtschaft Austria The Austrian Federal Economic Chamber was in a great mood: The success story of the domestic export industry is continuing, the future markets are in Southeast Asia and Africa.

Hidden Champion

With security around the world

Issue 83 - September | October 2019
What began 70 years ago as a small engineering company in post-war Vienna is now a technology supplier for traffic control centers, police and rescue services around the world. Frequentis has already delivered to 140 countries and is at full throttle ...