At D+C/E+Z, we are proud of our international network of authors. It is particularly important to us to be a platform for voices from the global south. Some authors contribute on a regular basis, others don't. Here you can find information about the people behind the contributions.

Cathrine Schweikardt

All articles of Cathrine Schweikardt


Clear rules and methods

New IDEA handbook on electoral justice


Still not flowing

The many challenges of providing safe water to all


Opportunities of climate protection

International community must rise to global challenge of environmentally sustainable growth

European Union

A wake-up call for less arrogance

Africa-EU-Partnership JAES needs revitalisation


On the run

Displaced persons in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Food security

Educate farmers

Dispute over intensification of smallholders’ production


Underestimated potential

Local networking with migrations would help development agencies


World Bank sees opportunities

World Bank considers foreign investors interest in African farmland an opportunity

Representative democracy

Afghanistan’s female MPs lack unity

Afghanistan’s female MPs lack unity

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