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Here you'll learn more about how individual economic sectors and markets in emerging and developing countries develop through globalization, how companies in these countries put their business models into practice and how they contribute to sustainable development together with actors in development cooperation.

Food losses

Uneaten: Food loss is a global problem

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
A third of all food produced is never eaten for two reasons: through waste and through loss. While one is more of a rich country problem that is receiving increasing attention, the other often affects poorer countries - and may be underestimated.

Vaccines in developing countries

Together instead of alone

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
Poor countries face a variety of challenges in immunizing their populations. So that the price of vaccines does not become a stumbling block, actors like the vaccine alliance Gavi rely on bundling the demand from these countries. And also promote a concerted approach to the global distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine instead of national solo efforts.

Corona in developing countries

Global quake

Issue 87 - summer 2020
The corona crisis has reached the whole world with its immense direct and indirect effects. While Africa strikes a balance between infection numbers and socio-economic damage, some Latin American countries are sinking into chaos.

Interview with Martin Ledolter

More responsibility needs more resources

Issue 87 - summer 2020
Martin Ledolter, Managing Director of the Austrian Development Agency ADA, on the current increase in the Austrian budget for development cooperation, how these funds are also used to combat the corona pandemic in partner countries and the further development of ADA from a funding organization to an implementation organization.

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.

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.

New States

Separate paths

Issue 86 - spring 2020
We live in an era of secession, since the end of World War II the United Nations has won 133 new members. What are the success factors for new countries? And: Will the political world map continue to crumble in the coming years?

Interview

Use strengths better

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Susanna Moorehead, chair of the OECD's Development Assistance Committee, sees one of the big questions for the future in reconciling climate change efforts with the economic and social development of poor countries. She wants Austria to have more financial commitment and more holistic access to development cooperation.

Global tourism

A travel giant awakens

Issue 85 - January | February 2020
Namaste! More and more Indians are packing their bags and going abroad. India is now one of the fastest growing tourist markets of origin. The new globetrotters are being vigorously promoted.

Financing for development

Impact investing

Issue 85 - January | February 2020
The motto should be 'impact first' if capital is to be directed in the right direction to achieve the global goals for sustainable development. Better cooperation between private and public investors could help here.

Billions in declines

Resistant in old age

Social Engineering

Smooth transition

Charter in exit

Africa on the radar

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view from above

Whether coronavirus, rising sea levels, inequality, population growth or migration - the world today faces a multitude of challenges. Ian Golding and Robert ...