Current Topics

Progress Kashandula, General Manager of the De-bushing Advisory Service (DAS) in Namibia.
An interview that looks at mental health in crisis-affected regions and at the importance of collective care
Interview with doctor and nutrition expert Fatimata Koné, she works for Welthungerhilfe, GIZ’s project partner in Mali.


Food and nutrition

In northern Mali, women smallholders are providing good and healthy food. They are enhancing not only their income, but also their standing in the community.
Millions of people are undernourished although tonnes of food are allowed to perish or are thrown away. That is an issue that concerns all of us.
Investing in good nutrition is one way to leverage sustainable development. GIZ’s work in this area is based on establishing networks and finding digital solutions, with a focus on women and young children.
United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to the Food Systems Summit Agnes Kalibata explains why it is essential to look at these systems as a whole.
The African scientist Jemimah Njuki explains how we could deliver healthy diets for all and why women have an important role to play.
With the goal of zero hunger at risk, could the pandemic also mark a turning point in our approach to global food security and nutrition?


Displacement and starting afresh

When the Assad regime in Syria reacted violently to the reform movement inspired by the Arab Spring, hundreds of thousands fled to Jordan. Two inspiring Syrian women share their stories of starting afresh.

The story behind our coronavirus cover photo