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Find out here how individual economic sectors and markets in emerging and developing countries are developing through globalization, how companies in these countries put their business models into practice and how they contribute to sustainable development together with those involved in development cooperation!

Reframing Africa: Too much black and white

Issue 94 - spring 2022
Crises, catastrophes, diseases: Despite all the progress made in recent decades, the prevailing image of Africa in this country still has negative connotations - and does not do justice to the diversity of the continent. Why is that - and what can be done about it?

Urbanization: Islands of Heat

Magazine 94 – Spring 2022
Heat is becoming an increasing health risk for city dwellers. But worldwide, innovative pioneers are declaring war on the urban heat.

Global sanitation crisis: The great mission of Mister Toilet

Issue 93 - Winter 2021/22
Jack Sim, founder of the World Toilet Organization, has been explaining the global toilet shortage to the world as "Mister Toilet" for 20 years.

Blockchain: digital pioneers

Issue 92 - Fall 2021
Cryptocurrencies are already being traded vigorously in emerging and developing countries. Now new blockchain applications are to be developed that will benefit the majority of the population. Ethiopia and El Salvador are starting their first attempts.

60 years of USAID: A question of size

Issue 92 - Fall 2021
The US state development agency USAID is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. With its enormous budget, it was able to achieve great effects in the past decades, especially in the health sector. For the new boss, the increased involvement of local partners is a major challenge.

Covax: Left in the lurch?

Issue 91 - summer 2021
Vaccinating the entire world population against Covid-19 is a mammoth task. In most developing countries there is still a lack of available vaccines, financial resources and, in some cases, factual information - but the fight for global vaccination coverage is ongoing on many levels.


Micronutrient Deficiencies: Full is not enough

Issue 91 - summer 2021
The fight against hunger is about more than filling the plates with filling calories. The "Nutrition for Growth" campaign year draws attention to the fact that the problem of hidden hunger also needs to be addressed as a matter of urgency.

Humanitarian aid: increased

Issue 90 - spring 2021
Breakthrough for Austrian humanitarian aid? The federal government has increased the funds significantly. In an international comparison, however, the need to catch up is still great.

Sustainable ocean economy: lifebuoy for the sea

Issue 90 - spring 2021
Environmental pollution, overfishing, climate change: The world's oceans are at great risk from human influences. A sustainable marine economy, as it is increasingly demanded, should better protect the oceans and at the same time promote prosperity and development.

Agenda 2030: Development on the brakes

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
Fighting poverty, access to high-quality education for all girls and boys, basic health care for everyone: 17 countries have set a total of 193 goals for a better world by 2030. The effects of the pandemic are likely to make it much more difficult to achieve the goals.

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Frontiers in Social Innovation

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