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tv   Global 3000 - The Globalization Program  Deutsche Welle  November 21, 2017 9:30am-10:01am CET

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made four minds. this week global three thousand is off to the brazilian rainforest where a small berry has become a global hit how is it grown. in africa an employment
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agency is attracting professionals back to the continent where their skills are desperately needed. and we meet a very special woman who has dramatically changed the lives of hundreds of street kids. world wide at least one hundred fifty million children live on the streets not just in korea countries in germany an estimated thirty two thousand children and young people have no roof over their heads in britain the figure is as high as one hundred twenty thousand. in nigeria more than one point two million children have left their homes many of them fleeing the terror group boko haram in china one point five million children are homeless and in one of the world's richest countries the u.s. that number is more than two point five million. in brazil ten million street kids . for survival on a daily basis in ukraine we met
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a woman from ghana who has dedicated her life to caring for street children. ten years ago harriet bruce anon brought these street kids to an orphanage she founded. and here. is the dairy i guess the. abraham and this is james brown. this is james brown today the twenty seven year old is studying agriculture in kiev he and the other former street children were given the chance to get an education and they're using it. they have harriet bruce anon to thank she helped them get accepted at universities and. now they're medical students i t majors law and business students. why in ukraine because according to harriet
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it's a country like ghana striving for democracy. and a valuable lesson because the problems it is also happening in most of african countries and then they can learn that people stood and fought for democracy then you don't give in ukraine always timed for that country. you thought always leaving their leaders to do whatever they like shooting the. ukrainian law requires the students return to ghana after graduating. harriet is keen for them to bring their skills back to ghana. fifteen years ago she moved to decide or she worked there as a cleaning lady and sent her savings to ghana to build an orphanage. she looked for sponsors and donations and founded the organization african angel. for a long. time the children and students didn't know that harriet had to scrub toilets
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and dusseldorf to finance their education that came as a surprise. with the. humility at their peak if someone like me. it's this humble and pleased to get money to cater for. me i have no reason. to say i'm the lead and that applies to all of us and for me it was it. i didn't know what to say because i wasn't going to school and for some arts a clean toilet just to take. it i was really happy i. i didn't know want to tell him i wasn't going to school or no where to go and just had that chance to go to school or.
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one of the students mary comes from to come up for neighborhood in the canadian capital. her parents were unemployed and unable to take care of her. to prevent the girls from entering prostitution and the boys from living on the street harriet brought them to the orphanage. for a long time harriet kept silent about her sacrifices she just one of the children to get on in life and contribute to their country's development of the industrial countries and the state they were kids. they went to take it to whether they really need to that's where they can really have great impact on the society from where they're coming from for me my primary aim is to guide them improve their conditions assist somebody help somebody yes everybody is complaining everybody is talking about this is there this is then so if you have the opportunity i think i should in
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this office about it i've got education i've got knowledge i have something to do with my home so i go back home i have a couple of businesses in my mind already i want to be down at the piano. one of. james's business ideas came from the finest chocolatier in ukraine. he loves the beautifully packed prevailing winds and dreams of opening a shop like this in his homeland. where do you can get this job need for we need to get a cuckoo from. probably from god. yes from god so if we can produce it there then. we have we help the country's economy. we're going to have cocoa we have sugar we have all the fruits and then you can make this one of the flavors to its core by you add something like piping up or
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something like pop or something like banana or something like coke or to give you different flavors to. the young people have learned a lot in ukraine. they enjoy the market banter and the vendors who appreciate their company are happy to reward their haggling with good prices and even a present. harriet's days cleaning toilets are long gone. she now manages the african angel organization. she's delighted to see how well the children have turned out. for izzy zip stand their independent they're confident they have chances and i think they will do this they know exactly what to expect that makes me happy and proud no one can push them the ranting wish me luck i know exactly what they want even going
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over the. next year james and richard are said to be the first in the group to graduate. and they'll always be grateful to harriet for giving them such a great start in life you know that. what can be done when the highly skilled of a country move abroad taking that knowledge with them according to recent statistics brain drain robs africa of as many as one third of its professionals each year and their talents a solely missed. to bridge the skills gap africa's institutions recruit professionals from abroad including scientists and engineers. one of which costs the continent four billion u.s. dollars each year. and yet very few highly skilled africans are returning home.
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sign monday is sometimes amazed by what he's managed to achieve the architect has just won a contract to design this hospital in his home country of malawi one of the world's poorest nations sixteen years ago he left malawi for england he couldn't imagine a future for himself here. molly is quite a challenging country in terms of economy and business when you're bringing big. to do big projects. on a loan from the bank it's almost like impossible while the interest rates are so high so huge. in my case what i've done is like to start small. back in malawi a sign founded his own company in a rundown industrial area of long way. and nationally he ran
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a photocopy service. the business was a success despite the fact that half of malawi's population lives on less than a dollar a day. side began printing t. shirts and then got his first major contracts with a profit he set up his own architecture firm my own still developing so there are some things that. in new york a. doing that maybe is for the past seven ten years but if you bring them home you might be a new thing and mad that might be a new business idea. this is a gin c. in johannesburg south africa helps africans return after studying abroad it has a database of highly qualified africans who've gone overseas its clients are african companies that are looking for well qualified employees who know the continent well nearly three quarters of african graduates work abroad.
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angel jones says her agency has brought back around a thousand people though the reason for returning often extends beyond the promise of a good job. when i get up. every morning when i get up i sit. for both the candidate and angel there's a lot more going on here than just a business. business on the continent in africa it's a lot about relationships relationships relationships so they want somebody who might states might be international have been there for ten years but they've still got those key people on the continent you've got those relationships business development. to market for all of those different things. shelton says is someone that has these kind of contacts and a good job as an engineer but when he travels by taxi through zimbabwe's capital
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harare he's clear about why he wants to leave the country zimbabwe is in a financial crisis and those who get the chance to leave usually do so. there are a pot holes everywhere even here in the capital and in the city suburbs money is exchanged state are now the new currency though many shops only accept u.s. dollars i don't know for myself so if i live for my children yeah when i look at the education standards in zimbabwe the great bed in this a lot of that i guess right now with the situation in zimbabwe is just like almost like into mark. shelton is one of zimbabwe's well educated young middle class he says his country is in a mess he's been planning to leave for months many of his former colleagues have already gone and while he and his wife and their two sons lead
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a relatively good life here they dream of more ideally they'd like to move to australia but they have also considered canada or germany. the senators are going to make provision. i'm able to save. the figure that i would be able to save. then that means i'll be able to sit in for maine for investment for my children and in the same time i will be able to if there are opportunities i'll be able to start my own business shelton says he can't see any chance of that happening in zimbabwe he says no agency in the world could convince him to stay or even return later in life. architects mundo on the other hand says returning to malawi has definitely been worth it for him and he says he didn't need an agency to convince him to return home. it was his wife
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joan who gave him the courage to come back when he left for england she chose to remain in malawi people have been killed by what he's doing so they were getting paid and their families are being supported because of what these do we have been here is there i think all these people who are waking and to him i don't know. yeah. joan and sign are sure their future minds in malawi and they believe that ultimately it's africans themselves who will make a real and lasting difference to their country's struggling economies. in cities like berlin this is the latest hype. it's the super food of the moment and it's especially popular with the guns and fitness focused urbanites. we're going to have frozen from brazil so and so it's possible to. save for
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europe. in our global ideas series we went in quest of this miracle bearing palms grow mainly in the amazon basin the berries are harvested between july and december. only a fraction of them are exported mainly to the u.s. and japan most of them are consumed in brazil. our reporter bianca captcha went to brazil to find out more about this small but mighty super berry. every night tons of berries changed hands of the porch of a lamb in the brazilian amazon our society has attained super food stations for its fans it's a miracle worker fighting wrinkles obesity and some say even cancer demand is growing worldwide not only as an ingredient for cosmetics and medicines but especially as food. berries are mashed at the varo peyser market next
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door. the thick juice has traditionally served as an accompaniment to fried fish here in the northern brazilian state of para but not only thus. our site suits everything and it tastes good too after only poor soil in their. there you be again families here introduce their children to us are you at an early age. home sales like without us a my stomach feels empty stomach advise you three hours south of belem in the middle of the amazon delta aside the palm trees lined the riverbanks paris brazil's largest aussie producer and together with the state of amazonas provides an estimated eighty five percent of global supply the village of in europe amory is known as the world capital of. the rocca a sustainable ingredients company sources berries to use in cosmetics here. erica
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pereira is responsible for promoting sustainability she's showing project partners how as a you can be cultivated in an eco friendly way. staying with cargo. dargo fuzzing or do we look for areas with sustainable cultivation and help advise growers to avoid overprotection. flooding when it comes to the forest should be productive. but at the same time preserve the natural balance of the chiva month. some thirty farming families have joined together to form a co-operative. growth protected in the middle of the rain forest that's one of the most important prerequisites for getting organic certification. deforestation artificial fertiliser and insecticides aren't allowed. that's what organic looks like here. these leaves work as fertilizer. for global
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rosevelt zero cost are used to cut down the forests to grow rice and cause server and to harvest the hearts of the a sorry palm but he didn't earn much he got about thirty euro cents for a palm heart for a cluster of organic us i.e. he gets five times as much. so we only chop down the tallest palm trees you can hardly climb up them and they can break. harvesting requires stamina and muscle power in the main harvest season from august to december the farmer's son climbs up to one hundred palms a day to pick. the berries need six months to ripen since cost to stop causing the forest the harvest has increased the trees protect
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each other from the sun and stop the fruits drying out. there are two. in the past this was just a husk without much juice today there juicy are a protected area like this one it brings more juice. but the farmers had to be persuaded to try this cultivation method but rocca supported the farmers and now benefits from their higher yields. for these high quality of the company pays almost double the price earned from conventionally farmed berries. thank you. thank you rocca test of the economic impact as part of the t.v. project which stands for the economics of ecosystems and biodiversity. the brazilian ministry of the environment the national industrial association and
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the german agency for international cooperation or g i said are involved. tb approaches to look at natural resources in economic terms because most of them have had no clear value. so the project tries to make something tangible in real that didn't have a clear value until now. and how to integrate that value into business and decisions is the. one study compare different ways of farming us. it concluded that organic forest farming like costa does is forty five percent more productive than conventional methods. this farmers collective from a marine has been supplying by iraq since two thousand and nine they've negotiated a purchase guarantee and a fixed price that provide security for the families here the study shows incomes
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in the community have increased significantly with a switch to organic what baracoa doesn't buy itself to other customers but they're not ready to pay the organic premium. so you will be delivered to a branch of baracoa just outside belin. first the berries are soaked and then dried as a result the thin fruit layer crumbles it's then removed from the core and the next step the result is a kind of piece of what this peach still contains about twenty percent oil. it takes almost seventy kilograms of us i.e. to produce a liter of oil the rocker also processes other primary forest fruits into gradients for natural cosmetics and exports them to more than forty countries the demand for natural products is growing. as a business to all the companies that buy our products nowadays feel
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a lot of pressure from there and customers for more natural products that are the largest for groups the company aims to be a sustainable as possible it wants to safeguard supplies from the amazon rain forest and that includes brazil sought after super barry. don't forget to check out our facebook page d w global society there you'll meet global's people from all over the world who live in berlin what do they like about their city today we talked to had made sulaiman. when i left syria. and needed to start a new project and i've always wanted to work on my animation before and more to
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comics this was also. some sort of peace and sort of cathartic like to express yourself it's like some sort right it's like getting. i came here for the first time but. since this moment i said ok. to be interesting i like. this. new contemporary culture everywhere. the freedom of speech itself its basic already artistic view syria are not allowed to touch subjects like six political order illusion the stake here what what should you work about if you can't speak of any sensitive subject so. it's really amazing to have this freedom of speech for expressing yourself in all kinds of forms and media
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. here they get to see the work of the french. where they were having ghetto you know about at the picture. and how the destruction effect it's. like homs. syria. the end of two thousand and eleven i went to paris and it was i was that of course when i see photos coming from homs and then beginning there and then for more and more and it was time i started also to like conflict starts to get more closer to the course. when it happens to you what you would memories to where you came from the effect the way much. to do with.
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syrian culture i live here and. it's getting more product even that how it used to be in the mascots because it's mostly people who have this. syrian experience damascus experience they moved to berlin here they are taking advantages from learning their culture somehow and taking the best of both. city i learned the culture of the city. to. techno music a lot of things that i was not that much into but like i played basketball in all of those cities this is something that never change. food wherever i go and now i'm starting to mixing it with more plates from all over the world having the advantage of this so this is how it gets always like mixture mixture. like
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richness i would say rich. mixture is richness. that's all for today thanks for joining us we love hearing from you do drop us a line level three thousand d.w. dot com or on facebook see you next time my thing now.
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