Development

Many regions in the world lack the economic and political conditions needed for a humane lifestyle. Access to infrastructure, education and markets in some areas is not equal.

Sustainable development creates the freedom to develop personal per­spectives. To achieve this, basic necessities must be taken care of first. This is why we provide local support.

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News The Community of Thousands of Volunteers Providing Free, Accurate Digital Maps for Humanitarian Response

We may be used to using digital maps in our everyday life, but they form an essential tool for humanitarian response. Unfortunately, vast regions of the Earth still lack accurate information, especially those in rural, developing regions. A group of mapping volunteers are now working to close those gaps and help aid get to where it is needed. Read on

News A Promising Forecast for Predictive Science

A new U.S. Geological Survey report outlines how emerging technologies and cross-disciplinary collaborations are expected to empower new tools for managing hazards and resources. Read on

Video The Roots of Indias Water Crisis

Organisation IICD

To help people in Africa and Latin America access the information that can transform their lives, we use ICT: Information and Communication Technology. Read on