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You can read the latest short news from the area of ​​business and development here. The focus is on current developments in national and international development, trade and economic policy as well as current topics and events relating to sustainability and corporate responsibility.


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Lost supplier

Ukraine and Russia provided more than a quarter of the globally traded wheat. Bottlenecks in global supply are now threatening.

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Dangerous shortage

The care key for medical professionals varies widely across the world. In Asia and Africa in particular, there is often a shortage of nurses and midwives.

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In a new light

The Vorarlberg lighting manufacturer Zumtobel has equipped the child cancer ward of the Black Lion Hospital in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa with new lighting. The biggest...
Sustainable gifts


Gifts with added value

Still looking for sustainable gifts for Christmas? Here you will find eight presents that have been produced in a socially and ecologically responsible manner - and that have a touch of the wide world in them. So that you get double the joy.
Winner 2019 of the Josef Umdasch Research Award

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Josef Umdasch Research Award: Ideas from all over the world

157 submissions from 63 countries show: The Josef Umdasch Research Prize, which is awarded annually by the Umdasch Group, is a popular competition for innovative start-ups from ...

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World Bank grows in Vienna

The World Bank is significantly expanding its Vienna location. The announced Minister of Finance Hartwig Löger after talks in Washington. The multinational development bank, which recently ...
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Toll and energy: working with the EBRD

North Macedonia The Balkan country is integrated into the pan-European transport network, but has hardly made any profit from it so far. This should be done with an electronic toll system that the EBRD ...
New OeEB Strategy: Financing our Shared Future

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New OeEB Strategy: Financing our Shared Future released

The Oesterreichische Entwicklungsbank AG - OeEB has presented its new strategy "Financing our Shared Future". Over the next five years, the focus will be on new ...

Africa Day 2020

Still optimistic

Despite the corona crisis, the opportunities and potential of the neighboring continent were also in the foreground at this year's Africa Day of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce. There was intensive exchange, especially about digitization.

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Jumia: Africa on Wall Street

In April, the first tech start-up from Africa celebrated its debut on Wall Street: online retailer Jumia - the name means "fly away" - chose ...