21.08.2017

On Saturday, the 19th August, World Humanitarian Day, the international Christian development organisation CBM presented a new app to be applied above all in disaster areas. It provides local helpers with easy-to-use tips on how to create access for people with disabilities to life-saving aid.

more

A new study on greenhouse gas emissions created by mangrove deforestation and conversion into pasture and aquaculture ponds might make one think twice about ordering a shrimp cocktail or a steak in future.

more

As part of the BMZ special initiative ‘One world – no hunger’ the global programme ‘Promoting nutrition-critical value chains in East Africa’ is underway in Kenya and Uganda. Together with local partners, it is supporting...

more

Digitisation

15.06.2017

Digital technologies hold a huge potential for poverty reduction and inclusive development in rural areas, as numerous success stories show: recommendations on crop growing and veterinary extension services for farmers,...

more

A new report by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) provides an overview of the multiple climate hazard risks in South Asia. It suggests methods for mapping such risks and estimating their impacts on people and...

more