Green Week kicks off in Berlin - Germany aims to boost electric vehicle sales - South African economy struggles
DW looks at why people are taking to the streets in Germany to demand an "Agrarwende" - or agricultural transformation. Issues include health concerns, protection of animals, and pollution impacts on water and climate.
Monsanto's takeover by Bayer could create a GMO juggernaut too powerful for Europe to resist, while conveniently "disappearing" a tarnished brand, critics say. Concerns abound over concentration in the seed market.
German cities are the site of rallies against transatlantic trade deals critics say would increase corporate power at the expense of governments and citizens. The trade pacts are losing traction amidst public skepticism.
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