Daniel Nylin Nilsson - THINK ABOUT IT http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/index.php/think3/post TH!NK ABOUT IT #3 en krennie1@gmail.com Copyright 2012 2012-03-07T23:11:51+00:00 Daniel Nylin Nilsson - Free software - the best tool for NGO’s http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/free_software_-_thebest_tool_for_ngos/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/free_software_-_thebest_tool_for_ngos/#When:09:38:51Z Linux and free software is something for geeks, right? The story of the Baikal Wave NGO shows why the exact opposite is true - it is NGO's and end users that has the most to win from free software. Technology 2010-09-13T09:38:51+00:00 Daniel Nylin Nilsson - Permaculture http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/permaculture/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/permaculture/#When:20:10:45Z Permaculture - ccan it help us solve the world's problems? Maybe... Environment 2010-08-11T20:10:45+00:00 Daniel Nylin Nilsson - The power of knowledge http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/the_power_of_knowledge/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/the_power_of_knowledge/#When:12:55:10Z The power of not knowing is as big as the power of knowing - a fact that makes the world worse than it has to be. Equality 2010-07-23T12:55:10+00:00 Daniel Nylin Nilsson - Who is this man? http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/who_is_this_man/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/who_is_this_man/#When:19:18:22Z Cameron frees BP in Washington - what kind of democracy is that? Politics 2010-07-20T19:18:22+00:00 Daniel Nylin Nilsson - Agriculture that feeds hunger http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/agriculture_that_feeds_hunger/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/agriculture_that_feeds_hunger/#When:09:06:47Z 7.1 mn people are currently suffering from famine in the Sahel. It would be na├»ve to think that all of them will make it through the winter. We thought that we had passed headlines about famine to history, but in fact they are bound to become our future if we don't give up two myths. One is that modern agriculture is efficient. The other is that development means urbanization. Agriculture 2010-07-20T09:06:47+00:00 Daniel Nylin Nilsson - Lund has no congestion problem - and doesn’t want one either http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/lund_has_no_congestion_problem_-_and_doesnt_want_one_either/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/lund_has_no_congestion_problem_-_and_doesnt_want_one_either/#When:09:03:59Z Lund rebuilds it public transport system with inspiration from Brazil. That shows that the developing world provides also solutions, and not only problems. Technology 2010-07-13T09:03:59+00:00 Daniel Nylin Nilsson - Winners and losers http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/winners_and_losers/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/winners_and_losers/#When:12:19:43Z No matter how great development is, some people will always fall off the train. And the faster we move, the further behind they end up. Poverty 2010-06-26T12:19:43+00:00 Daniel Nylin Nilsson - Winners and losers http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/winners_and_losers1/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/winners_and_losers1/#When:11:40:18Z As we are developing, let's not forget those that can't follow. The faster we move, the further behind the are. Poverty 2010-06-26T11:40:18+00:00 Daniel Nylin Nilsson - Time for Latin America - not yet for Africa http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/time_for_latin_america_-_not_yet_for_africa/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/time_for_latin_america_-_not_yet_for_africa/#When:15:54:55Z Ahead of the Fifa World Cup in football 2010 many thinkers, on Think About It! and elsewhere, hoped that this woud be the time for Africa. Halfway into the tournament, European dominance is gone, but Africa does not seem really integrated in the globalized world. Politics 2010-06-25T15:54:55+00:00 Daniel Nylin Nilsson - Lund - a Fair Trade City http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/lund_-_a_fair_trade_city/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/lund_-_a_fair_trade_city/#When:19:10:35Z When you enter Lund you meet by a sign saying that Lund is a Fairtrade City. Whereas fair trade coffee is a pretty straight forward concept, a fair trade city sounds more ambigious. I wanted to know more about it that, and met with Linda Scott Jacobsson, Fairtrade coordinator in Lund, and Thibault le Minoux, volunteer in a world shop. Trade 2010-06-07T19:10:35+00:00