corporAID - The Austrian Platform for Business, Development and Global Responsibility (Please Note: Machine Translation)

Global skiing

Novices on the slopes

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Ski magic can not only be experienced in the classic ski regions of Europe and North America. In fact, every continent offers snow and lifts, albeit to a very different extent. The biggest hope market in the industry is the host of the 2022 Winter Olympics: China.

Interview

Alpine ambition

Issue 86 - spring 2020
According to Laurent Vanat, an expert in winter tourism, ski infrastructure in new markets often develops faster than the necessary ski culture.

Austrian development cooperation

Timing is everything

Issue 86 - spring 2020
The recommendations of the latest DAC Peer Review of Austrian development cooperation show well-known potential for improvement. Some points are already paid lip service to in the current government program, while others require a fundamental reorientation.

Comment

Testimonials

Issue 86 - spring 2020
With the spread of COVID-19, we people in many parts of the world are now experiencing quite similar experiences: we are learning what "social distancing" is needed for, ...

Interview

Building block with potential

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Heike Baumüller, senior scientist at the Center for Development Research ZEF at the University of Bonn, on the trend towards agricultural apps for Africa's small farmers.

Interview

Uber for farmers

Issue 86 - spring 2020
The Nigerian start-up Hello Tractor wants to make agriculture more efficient, says spokeswoman Priscilla Asonibare.

Smart agriculture

Digital tools for small farmers

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Higher yields, more income and thus more development: digital technologies are intended to transform Africa's largest economic sector - smallholder agriculture - and thus make it more powerful.

3 conversation

Time is of the essence when it comes to climate protection

Issue 86 - spring 2020
In order to limit global warming, all players need to come together. Sabine Gaber, Austrian Development Bank OeEB, Ulrike Gehmacher, RHI Magnesita, and Bernhard Heneis, OMV, discuss why the international community and companies need to strike the right balance between short-term and long-term measures.

editorial

Globalisierung

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Globalization is often blamed for a number of things that do not run smoothly in our world. For example, she is particularly happy to represent ...

Interview

Fish hooks are not enough

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Efosa Ojomo believes that his home country Nigeria can make a leap out of poverty in the coming decades through market-creating innovations. He himself would like to continue on the path of his mentor Clayton Christensen.

Testimonials

Globalisierung

Power for the cape

Create markets

At the beginning of 2020, the renowned Harvard professor Clayton M. Christensen died who, as a pioneer in innovation management, shaped the concept of "disruptive innovation". In his last ...

African success

The book by Sangu Delle, a 17-year-old entrepreneur from Ghana, focuses on 14 young African entrepreneurs from 32 countries. Delle presents innovative start-ups and ...