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Learn more about where and which new markets in developing countries emerge, how companies are making concrete use of these new business opportunities, and which development cooperation instruments are helping companies to do so.

Matchmaking platform

Leverist: Companies wanted

Issue 92 - Fall 2021
The Leverist platform shows companies concrete business opportunities in developing and emerging countries.

News in brief

Expertise from Austria for projects in developing countries

Issues 2021
In cooperation with the World Bank and Co, Austrian consultants are active in all corners of the world. Find current projects here.

Woom: Unrestrained demand

Issue 92 - Fall 2021
The Klosterneuburg children's bicycle manufacturer Woom is growing at all levels. In addition to the pandemic-induced bicycle boom, the company is benefiting from the fact that the start-up spirit that resulted from the founding of the garage is still not completely gone.

5 surprising facts about Africa's music and film industry

Streaming is booming in Africa and is opening up unimagined publication and income opportunities for the music and film industry. Whether song or series: African users also have ...

Africa's music and film industry: Streaming Africa

Issue 91 - summer 2021
The African music and film industry is on the rise. Afrobeats stars create hits that the world will dance to, and Netflix is ​​knocking on film studios in Lagos and Cape Town. The increasing presence of international and African streaming service providers is opening up unprecedented revenue opportunities for the African art scene.

Central Asia as a future market: shooting stars in the steppe

Issue 91 - summer 2021
The Central Asian markets are increasingly interesting for Austrian companies. With the transport of dredgers and the equipping of a giant yurt, spectacular projects have only recently been realized.

Christof Industries: Focus on the cycle

Issue 90 - spring 2021
From environmental technology to the feed industry - the plant manufacturer Christof Industries from Graz serves a wide variety of industries. At the moment, the intelligent recycling of waste is being worked on. Not only are new technologies on the radar, but also challenging markets.

Lab of Tomorrow: Ideas for waste

Issue 90 - spring 2021
Mastering development challenges through innovations and cooperation: That is the purpose of the Lab of Tomorrow, which is now also celebrating its premiere in Austria. Partners from various organizations are looking together for business solutions to the waste problem in the Western Balkans.

Pet market in Asia

Pet hype

Issue 90 - spring 2021
The hope that lockdowns with dogs, cats or hamsters will be easier to endure is fueling the demand for pets. As the booming market in China and other Asian countries show, the desire for an animal companion is also growing beyond the pandemic where prosperity and urbanization are increasing.

African company

Emerging brands from Africa

Magazine 89 - Winter 2020
Name an African brand right away? Probably only a few succeed. It is not surprising either, as Africa is considered to be the “most unbranded continent”. However, some African companies are about to make a name for themselves internationally - and proudly emphasize their origins.

Trigos: the pioneers in 2021

Digital sustainability

Machines for Nairobi

Thought further

perspectives

Explaining the world

Vaclav Smil shows how mankind made the transition from traditional agricultural societies to modern civilization.

Faithful to the facts

The physicist Thomas Unnerstall formulates a list of priorities in terms of sustainability.