Alleviating hunger and ensuring equitable access to healthy and balanced nutrition are a major global challenge and a key issue for the SDC. Efforts in Niger show how Switzerland’s instruments of international…

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Participants at CIRAD’s “Living Territories 2018” conference agreed on the need to adopt a territorial perspective in addressing development. Furthermore, they stressed that rural territories were still important in…

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“One World without hunger is possible – with fair purchasing and fair production” is the slogan of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) at the International Green Week in Berlin.…

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Over the last few years, expenditure worth billions has flown into development co-operation and private investments in the Global South. Much of this money has trickled away without effect. To address this at the…

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Jörg Angerstein, Board spokesman of terre des hommes (r) and Dr Till Wahnbaeck (l), Chair of Welthungerhilfe at the presentation of ‘Kompass 2030’. <br\> Photo: © Welthungerhilfe

In the report ‘Kompass 2030 – the reality of development policy: WALK THE TALK’ terre des hommes and Welthungerhilfe put German development policy to critical analysis, taking into account specifically the demands that…

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The UNICEF report on African children calls for doubling the number of schools and tripling the number of teachers. Africa’s infrastructure urgently needs expanding. But everything costs money, which is seldom available.…

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A panel of politicians, academics and NGO representatives voiced their views of the German Government’s Marshall Plan with Africa and looked at what co-operation with the continent really requires in Bonn, Germany, last…

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The world’s poorest are receiving a declining share of global financial resources according to a new report from the ONE Campaign. African countries are most affected, who also suffer from their governments‘ failure to…

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Different countries, different needs but the same challenges – creating synergies is key to addressing common problems in order to improve the current situation. This also applies to the Green innovation centres for the…

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Co-operatives can strengthen the bargaining and market power of farmers, which is of particular importance for smallholders. In China, co-operative-style farmer organisations have evolved since the 1920s. And they have…

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