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The Asian Aspiration

Asia as a model

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
This book is an appeal to African leaders to emulate the successful Asian development path.

Africa First!

Agenda for Africa

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
In their new book, the authors outline an agenda for sustainable economic development in Africa.

The current number

Used Cars: Second Life in Africa

There is a life after the end, at least in the automotive industry. Every year millions of decommissioned cars, vans and minibuses make long journeys by ship ...

African companies: emerging brands

Magazine 89 - Winter 2020
South Africa, 1987: Two friends meet for lunch in a simple pub in the south of Johannesburg. They order chicken. And the taste is completely ...

Interview

Hardly striking

Magazine 89 - Winter 2020
Why are there so few African brands that are perceived outside the continent? Sampson: The best-known brands are probably Nelson Mandela or the rugby national team ...

3 conversation

From the Africa summit to the new partnership

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
Werner H. Bittner, Umdasch Group Ventures, Martin Engelberg, ÖVP member of the National Council, and Arnold Schuh, WU Vienna, will discuss perspectives of increased economic cooperation with Africa, the potential contribution of local companies and the need to catch up in terms of communication and coordination.

Africa Day 2020

Still optimistic

Despite the corona crisis, the opportunities and potential of the neighboring continent were also in the foreground at this year's Africa Day of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce. There was intensive exchange, especially about digitization.

Interview

Mini-grid and maxi-task

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
Kandeh Yumkella, former director general of the UNIDO industrial development organization in Vienna, sees the long-awaited electrification of Africa as having difficulties in financing issues - and hopes for Europe.

Comment

True Grit

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
It sounds downright euphoric when visions for Africa's energy future are drawn up internationally: For example, the steadily increasing demand for energy should in future come entirely from renewable sources ...

Interview

Waste with value

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
Andrea Werdin, Head of Marketing at Koa, is convinced that cocoa fruit juice will soon be on everyone's lips.