Digital Asia

The latest Perspectives Asia edition covers the prozess of digitalization in Asia with contributions from all across the continent. Our online special presents all the articles with an additional podcast.

Industry 4.0 in Asia | Böll.Spotlight

Is digitalization a blessing or a curse for our environment? The rise of new digital technologies has led to a significant increase in the demand for metals and raw materials, with serious repercussions for our ecology and the living conditions of rural populations.

Is digitalization a blessing or a curse for our environment? Geographer Michael Reckordt from the German NGO PowerShift talks about the impacts especially for Asia.

ASEAN explained in 5 minutes - Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung

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Now already over 50 years old, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) holds an important role regionally and beyond when it comes to major political and economic developments. However, ASEAN does not live up to this role yet.

Further issues of Perspectives Asia

Perspectives Asia: Politics of Food

Food is a highly political issue. Nowhere is this more true than in Asia. This publication seeks to illustrate some conflicting issues in the field of food and nutrition. The contributions highlight a selection of fields, where political action is needed to ensure that there is enough food on people's plate, which is also healthy and nutritious.