tv Global 3000 - The Globalization Program Deutsche Welle November 25, 2017 1:30pm-2:01pm CET
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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 agency is attracting professionals back to the continent where this kills a desperately needed. and we meet a very special woman who has dramatically changed the lives of hundreds of street kids. well why least one hundred fifty million children live on the streets not just in cora 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 fight for survival on a daily basis in ukraine we met 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 in the car. is the dairy and that's the news that abraham this is james brown. this is james brown today the twenty seven year old is studying agriculture in kenya 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 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 get in ukraine always timed for their country. always leaving their leaders to do whatever they like they shouldn't be. 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 and dusseldorf to finance their education that came as a surprise. with. humility at that because if someone like me. it's this humble and pleased to get money to cater for. me i have no reason. to see a million 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 over i was really happy i. i didn't know want to so here i wasn't going to school or no where to go and just so i had that chance to go to school who are. here for me. one of the students mary comes from book on a four neighborhood in the canadian capital across. 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. that's a switch really have great impact on the society from where they're coming from 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 this office i've got education i've got knowledge i have something to do with my home and so i go back home i have couple of businesses in my mind already i want to become a big fan and to bring out. 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 chocolate from when you begin to cook you from. profiting from god
. yes from god so if you can produce seeds there then. we have we help the country's economy. we're going to have. we have sugar we have all the fruits and then you can make this one of the flavors too it's called. something like something like something like something like coke or to give you different flavors. the young people have learned a lot in ukraine and. they enjoyed. 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 this
in depth stand their independence and they're confident they have chances and i think. this they know exactly what to expect that makes me happy and proud no one can push them around and wish me luck i know exactly what they want to see and over the. next year james and richard are set to be the first in the group to graduate. and always be grateful to harriet for giving them such a great start in life. that. they came. to a notion 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 on their talents a solely missed. to bridge the skills gap africa's institutions recruit
professionals from abroad including scientists and jenny is. one of which costs the continent four billion u.s. dollars each year. and yet very few highly skilled africans are returning home. side is sometimes amazed by what he's managed to achieve the architect has just won a contract. designed 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. malawi is quite a challenging country in terms of economy and business but when you're dreaming big . to do big projects. and they learn from the bank it's almost like
impossible where the interest rates are so high so huge. in my case what i've done is like to start small. back in malawi saya founded his own company in a rundown industrial area of long way. and missionary he ran 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 the profit he set up his own architecture firm my own still developing so there are some things that. you're ok. doing that maybe it's for the past seven ten years but if you bring them home you might be a new thing and maybe that might be a new business idea. this is
a gene see 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. 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 be international and have been there for ten years but they've still got
those key people on the continent who got those relationships for new business development. to market for all of those different there. 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 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 part holes everywhere even here in the capital and in the cities suburbs money is exchanged state debentures are now the new currency though many shops only accept u.s. dollars i don't know from my sofa 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 this situation is and i was just like most
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 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 senate is a good and made provision. and it would you say. the figure that i would be able to save in that means i'll be able to have a sit in for me for investment for my children and in the same time i will be able to if their 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. architect's 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 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. 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. say fresh. 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 may need 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 portion of the lamb in the
brazilian amazon us i.e. has attained super food stationers 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 door. the thick juice has traditionally served as an accompaniment to fried fish here in the northern brazilian state of para but not only that. a site i say suits everything and it tastes good too after only poor or slightly memorable. began families here introduce their children to as a year 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 us i.e. . the rocca a sustainable ingredients company sources berries to use in cosmetics here. erica pereira is responsible for promoting sustainability she's showing project partners how as a you can be cultivated in an eco friendly way. was cargo was staying power will fall in god 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 cheever my son make it month. some thirty farming families have joined together to form a cooperative. 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 at secular law so that's what organic looks like here. these leaves work as fertilizer. for global roosevelt zero cost are used to cut down the forests to grow rice and co server and to harvest the hearts of the asari palm but he didn't earn much he got about thirty euro cents for a palm heart for a cluster of organic 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 each other from the sun and stop the fruits drying out. here actually. 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.
baracoa tested the economic impact as part of the tb project. which stands for the economics of ecosystems and biodiversity. the brazilian ministry of the environment the national industrial association and the german agency for international cooperation or g i said are involved. 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 unless asians in. 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 baracoa 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 in the community have increased significantly with a switch to organic what baracoa doesn't by 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 leisure of oil the rocker also processes other primary forest fruits in-tune gradients for natural cosmetics and exports them to more than forty countries the demand for natural products is growing. as a business to hold the companies that buy our products nowadays feel a lot of pressure from their end 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 speak well 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. and imation before more to comics and this was also helping me psychologically sort of peace and sort of guitar 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 politics or religion care what what should you work about if you can speak of any sensitive subject here it's really amazing to have this freedom of speech for expressing yourself in order kind of forms and media. there we are here they get you into war the french are in the way and they were having to tell you that 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 as i was that of course when i saw photos coming from homs and then beginning there. for more and more and it was time
i started also to like conflict starts to get more close to the course. when it happens to you what you would memories to where you come from the effect that. much harder to do with. syrian culture i live here and. it's getting more protective even that how it used to be in damascus because it's mostly people. and you 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 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 a mixture. like richness i would say a rich. mixture is richness. that's all for today thanks for joining us we love hearing from you do drop us a line three thousand. more on facebook see you next time like now.
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