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Above the clouds

More than 7.500 satellites fly over the earth, a few are also on the move on behalf of African countries.

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.

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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.

Valuable transparency

Issue 92 - Fall 2021
For John O'Connor, Africa boss of IOHK, the company behind the Cardano Foundation, the pilot project in Ethiopia shows how transparency can be created and fraud prevented with the help of blockchain.

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Cryptos are very popular

Technology-savvy users in Africa or Asia like to use digital coins as an alternative to traditional national currencies.

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TTTech: Crisis winner technology

Issue 90 - spring 2021
Georg Kopetz, CEO of the TTTech Group, emphasizes in an interview with corporAID the opportunities new technologies offer for growth and sustainable development. He wants Europe to be more strongly positioned in terms of technology policy and sees China as a role model when it comes to market development through technology exports.

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Fronius: growth that makes sense

Edition 89 - Winter 2020
For Elisabeth Engelbrechtsmüller-Strauss, CEO of the Upper Austrian technology company Fronius, the key to further growth lies in internationalization - and in the megatrend of sustainability. She sees the need for industry to provide innovative solutions here. As a family company, Fronius has the staying power to do this.

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International consulting from Austria 2020

Issues 2020
In cooperation with World Bank and Co, international consulting from Austria takes place in all corners of the world. Here you will find eight exciting projects from 2020.

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reconstruction

Issue 87 - summer 2020
To classify the corona crisis as a positive wake-up call in terms of deceleration, as has sometimes been heard in this country, is rather selfish in the face of global devastation. Yet...

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Building block with potential

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Heike Baumüller, senior scientist at the Center for Development Research ZEF at the University of Bonn, on the trend towards agricultural apps for Africa's small farmers.