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Looking east

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
It is now known that Europe is not the center of the world. Dealing with the corona crisis is also far more efficient elsewhere. That's how many hold ...

Economic Partnerships

Can hear!

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
The Tyrolean hearing implant manufacturer MED-EL Medical Electronics supports institutions in Bangladesh and the Ivory Coast in developing a wide range of products in the field of hearing health. The Austrian Development Agency is funding the project.

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.

Interview

Clear signals

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
Global health expert Kalipso Chalkidou calls for more transparency and care in the current efforts to get a Covid-19 vaccine.

Economic Partnerships

Hygiene on the farm

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
With the support of the Austrian Development Agency, the manufacturer of cleaning agents and disinfectants, Calvatis, has demonstrated that innovative hygiene management in poultry and pig breeding gives farmers in Brazil a significantly higher income. The medium-sized company has thus taken an important first step into a huge new market.

The current number

Resistant in old age

Everyone is waiting for a corona vaccine. But how high will the willingness to vaccinate be? The influenza vaccination rate for people over 65 shows that there are great global differences.

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

Outlook for Africa

Issue 87 - summer 2020
African economist Tim Heinemann believes that the African institutions' crisis work to date has been successful. To master the long way out of the socio-economic misery, the European private sector is also needed.

Social Enterprises

New neighbors and thick roofs

Issue 87 - summer 2020
In many developing countries, millions of people live in confined spaces, which is currently making it extremely difficult to combat the coronavirus. The future challenge of living is becoming clearer than ever in this crisis and requires great efforts at all levels - social enterprises from South Africa to India make a valuable contribution.