Some people extol collaboration between the private sector and public development co-operation as the royal road to efficient implementation of development measures; others see it as putting the most vulnerable groups at…

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The United Kingdom plays a significant role in development co-operation. Experts discussed how its exit from the European Union will affect this area in Bonn/Germany last February.

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NASA and FAO have presented a new geospatial tool that makes it easier to track land-use and landscape changes. The new tool is free of charge and open to all.

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To leave no one behind, business-as-usual development co-operation will not suffice according to the authors of the „Development Co-operation Report 2018“. Development co-operation frame-works need to be updated to…

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The report, published by OECD, concludes that development strategies must do more to embrace the multidimensionality of development, acknowledging the fact that growth does not automatically yield improvements in…

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With the Compact with Africa, the G20 countries have introduced a new concept for African economic development that is meant to strengthen self-responsibility and involve private capital. So far, however, only Germany…

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The Famine Action Mechanism (FAM) is a new partnership between international organisations and leading global technology firms, which aims to tackle the root causes of hunger in order to prevent future famines.

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Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos and Viet Nam are lagging behind the other six ASEAN nations in numerous respects. The goal of the SDC’s’s Mekong regional strategy is to close this gap.

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Developing urban and rural areas sustainably – two of Switzerland’s priorities in Africa – were at the focus of the SDC’s Annual Conference in Berne/Switzerland last June.

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The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) invited the German partners of the Green Innovation Centres (GIAE) to Bonn/Germany for a network meeting on the 7th and 8th June that focused on…

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