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Alice Albright about the significance of learning and why children cannot wait to get back to school.
Olympic champion Britta Heidemann on how sport can help to overcome barriers and give children a better future.
A young Moroccan speleologist is preserving biodiversity in his home country and creating income opportunities. This is the story of somebody with a long-term vision – even in (and especially in) the COVID-19 crisis.

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Education

In the years before COVID-19, the global community made great strides in education. Some of that progress is now at risk. We take a closer look.
South Africa-based education and science writer Megan Lindow explains how education can make societies fit for the challenges ahead.
Alice Albright about the significance of learning and why children cannot wait to get back to school.
Using the crisis in education as an opportunity to rethink and modernise – that is the order of the day, and GIZ’s aim. A column by Michael Holländer.

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Innovation

Windhoek Lager, brewed in Namibia’s capital Windhoek, is one of Africa’s most popular beers. Produced in line with Germany’s beer purity law, top quality is just as important as sustainability.

Report Namibia

The bush is spreading in the expanses of Namibia. A visit to the north east of the country reveals how thorny twigs are turned into animal feed.

Working together globally to fight single-use plastic