Producer: Anke RasperRemittances remain vital for national economies
Since the outbreak of the financial crisis in 2008, foreign direct investment in developing countries has dropped by 50 percent. At the same time, official development assistance has been cut. Yet despite the crisis, migrants who live and work abroad and send more and more money back home - and a new UNCTAD study shows that the amount of money being sent back continues to increase.
Report: Helle Jeppesen/ Andreas IllmerTensions over indigenous land rights and development in Bolivia
A government road project that could cut through Native lands sparks controversy in Bolivia. Inside the TIPNIS indigenous territory people live by fishing, farming, and hunting. On the fringes of that protected space, coca farmers lead a very different lifestyle tied to markets. While many in the park reject the proposed road, but is broadly supported by the coca farming communities outside.
Report: Sara ShahirariNamibia Uranium Mining
Nambia is the world's fourth largest Uranium producer. Even though the first mine started operations more than 35 years ago, Uranium mining gets barely noticed in Namibian society. At current, three uranium mines are operating in the country, but the resource continues to be in high demand. This report is a co-production by the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation NBC and DW.
Report:: Sybille Modzio/ Hilda Uunona/ Birgitta