The Dubai World Government Summit 2017 saw delegations from more than 130 countries among the 4000 participants, and lots of big names among the speakers. Innovation, climate change and radicalization were some of the issues discussed. This was the first major international conference since the inauguration of Donald Trump, and our DW reporter explained how much of a role that played in Dubai.
Climate change has hit Ugandan farmers hard. Areas used to having eight months of rainfall now have to do with just three. And when it does rain, it’s often so torrential that it destroys everything. Satellite technology is now being used to help improve coordination of work on the ground and the weather.
Europe's SmallGEO platform launches Friday. It's the first telecommunications satellite 'Made in Germany' for 30 years. DW spoke to a nervous Andreas Lindenthal at OHB System, which built the new technology.
Britain imports much of its specialized work force. But in a post-Brexit world, they have to depend on homegrown talent. The toy industry is on the case: educational toys teach children maths, technology and coding. All with one goal: to sustain the workforce in a single-market future.