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How does the digital transformation affect development cooperation and politics?

From the category “Worth Reading”: The tension between our digital potential and current politics and procedures poses opportunities and challenges to development policy and cooperation. The German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) addresses this tension through policy-relevant research. Find out more in this web special on Transformative force of Digitalisation. …

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Trapped in the prison of the mind: Notions of climate-induced (im)mobility decision-making and wellbeing from an urban informal settlement in Bangladesh

From the category “Worth Reading”: The concept of Trapped Populations has until date mainly referred to people ‘trapped’ in environmentally high-risk rural areas due to economic constraints. This article attempts to widen our understanding of the concept by investigating climate-induced socio-psychological immobility and its link to Internally Displaced People’s (IDPs) wellbeing in a slum of Dhaka. …

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The Bonn Alliance for Sustainability Research/ Innovation Campus Bonn (ICB) presents itself in a new design and under a new common logo. …

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Cutting-edge Research on Sustainable Consumption

Our present way of consuming products and services has led to serious socio-ecological problems worldwide. Climate change, for example, is one of the most pressing environmental issues which has been caused mainly by human production and consumption patterns since the middle of the 20th century. …

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