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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.

Interview

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.

Interview

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.

Comment

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...

Interview

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.

Interview

Uber for farmers

Issue 86 - spring 2020
The Nigerian start-up Hello Tractor wants to make agriculture more efficient, says spokeswoman Priscilla Asonibare.

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.

Market-creating innovations

See new markets

Issue 86 - spring 2020
For politicians, non-voters are a hotly contested target group. At the same time, the situation is different in business: too few entrepreneurs have radar on those who do not have access to existing products. The concept of market creating innovations by Harvard professor Clayton Christensen should change that.

The current number

Expensive data

Not only the price per gigabyte is decisive for the affordability of mobile Internet, but above all its ratio to per capita income.