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Focus topic: Restoring Africa's land
Desertification in Niger

With their own hands

Every year, Niger loses 100,000 hectares of fertile soil. The Robert Bosch Stiftung supports NGOs in the region that empower farmers to restore the land.
April 29, 2022
International climate politics

“Our Earth has high fever”

How can civil society and international climate diplomacy work together? A conversation with María Espinosa, the former President of the UN General Assembly.
April 29, 2022
News from the Foundation's work
Environmental migration

Built on hope

How the Ghanaian metropolis of Accra is tackling the double effect of climate change and the increasing numbers of newcomers seeking to make a living in the city.
May 12, 2022

The Difficult Situation in the Sahel Region

During the Munich Security Conference, UN Secretary-General Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Hanna Tetteh took some time to talk about the security situation in the...
March 01, 2022

“We Can Turn Things Around!”

Kumi Naidoo, currently a Fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy, explains why he became politically active at the age of 15, and what drives him.
February 17, 2022
Bristol as part of a network of cities

A Truly Global City

People from 185 nations live in the British city of Bristol. As a member of the Leadership Board of the Mayors Migration Council, Mayor Marvin Rees is working to find global solutions for the city of the future.
May 13, 2022

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Common Ground – Shaping Regions Across Borders

“It’s up to us to give people a voice”

Our program "Common Ground - Shaping Regions Across Borders" supports cross-border participation projects in eight regions.
World Refugee Day 2022

Because they know what they’re doing

They never intended to work in refugee aid. Today, Firas Alghadban and Yasmin Kayali try to give refugees what they most urgently need.
Fellowship for African journalists

Storytelling against desertification

On the occasion of the UN conference UNCCD COP 15 in Abidjan, African journalists report on the fight against land degradation – supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung.
Our dossiers
An immigration society in the digital space

Bridges instead of bubbles

People with a migratory history are using digital tools to overcome social barriers. Our new  dossier focuses on Germany’s immigration society in 2022.
June 13, 2022
Global Compact for Migration

On the way to more human dignity

Around the world, more and more people are migrating to other regions or states – for example, in search of better living conditions, work, and increasingly also because...
May 13, 2022
The fight against the consequences of climate change

Restoring Africa's land

The effects of climate change and non-sustainable agriculture lead to land degradation. Read about the initiatives and projects we are supporting in Africa, and what has to change at a political level so...
April 26, 2022
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