The Current Column

Every Monday, the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) comments on the latest issues and trends of international development policy by its Current Column. The column is intended for politically interested readers who want to get a brief overview on the state of German and international development policy.

Current and past issues can be downloaded for free from the DIE website.

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Political parties: weak point in the sustainability architecture

Kloke-Lesch, Adolf
The Current Column of 29 May 2017

“Make biodiversity great again!”

Richerzhagen, Carmen / Marianne Alker
The Current Column of 22 May 2017

Is China's Silk Road initiative at a dead end?

Wolff, Peter
The Current Column of 15 May 2017

Smart industrial policy is key to today’s development agenda

Altenburg, Tilman / Lütkenhorst, Wilfried
The Current Column of 08 May 2017