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Our News section infoms you about interesting news from various topics and recent announcements for Germany-Alumni. You can discover calls for applications for scholarships, training programmes, research projects or competitions!
Data are the basis of information, which are of utmost importance for knowledge production to facilitate best-informed decisions. However, not all data is openly accessible. What does that mean for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda?
Trends on the plate: sustainable food, homemade food, but also “ultra-local” products are becoming important. Furthermore, street food events and food trucks conquer increasing numbers of German cities.
Why do we accept huge levels of inequality and social injustice? This is one of the central questions that “The Price of Fairness” sets out to answer, beginning with a surprising set of social experiments in Norway, which suggest that our willingness to support systems of inequality is far greater than we are often prepared to admit.
When large population groups in cities are afflicted by social exclusion and discrimination as well as restricted access to basic infrastructure, criminal violence often increases. Poverty-oriented and participatory urban development projects can make an important contribution to overcoming the culture of violence.
Palm oil is the most commonly produced vegetable oil in the world. Its cultivation is destroying many rainforests, making it a huge threat to the climate, people and endangered species. Yet the oil has many useful characteristics and is found in many more products than we think. It’s not easy for consumers to do the right thing.