About: Niema Movassat

Development Policy 19-06-2015

Germany’s Müller targets sustainability with new Asia strategy

Development Minister Gerd Müller’s new strategy for Germany’s involvement in Asia intends to helo the booming continent achieve environmentally and socially acceptable growth with aid from German citizens and businesses. Critics are sceptical. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Oxfam protestors demonstrate against land grabbing in Westminster, UK. 2012 [Oxfam International/Flickr]
Development Policy 17-06-2014

NGOs blame Berlin for feeding big business land grabs

NGOs in Germany accuse the public development agency DEG of promoting land grabbing in developing and newly industrialised countries and blames the German government for not taking the issue seriously. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Development Policy 24-02-2014

German MP (Die Linke): ‘We are still far from the 0.7% development aid target’

Germany's new development minister is on the right track, but involving private companies is not the appropriate policy in Africa. Instead, building up local regional markets should be the aim, says Left Party MP Niema Movassat.

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