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

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?


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.

development actors

The fight for better work

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
For a hundred years, the International Labor Organization ILO has been advocating decent working conditions worldwide. Today, it has long been more than just a standard-setting organization.

Urban mega projects

New in the nothing

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
New city! Think big! This is likely to be on the to-do list of heads of state of Egypt, Indonesia and the Philippines, which are building billion-dollar administrative seats.

European Forum Alpbach

The right balance

Issue 83 - September | October 2019
"Freedom and Security" is the theme of this year's Forum Alpbach. The relationship between these two values ​​is being discussed at all levels in Tyrol. Exciting questions arise from the digital upheavals in ...

The unidentified billion

To be, or not to be

Issue 83 - September | October 2019
A life without identity card? This is normal for hundreds of millions of people in South Asia and Africa. To better capture their inhabitants, countries rely on digitization, biometric data and smartphone apps.



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 ...