Tag Archives: political

  • A journey to the origin of the teas, Part 2

    As we reach Hsipaw the sun is standing high up in the sky. On the train platform women balance wide baskets on top of their heads and hand out lunch meals through the windows.

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  • It’s a long road to democracy for Myanmar

    Myanmar, the land of the golden temples and the red robes. The nation in the heart of South-East Asia has a mysterious reputation that precedes it.

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  • Myanmar – wohin geht’s?

    Wie steht es aktuell um das faszinierende Land Myanmar? Welche Rolle spielen Wirtschaft und Handel, Politik und Menschenrechte? In unserem Symposium wollen wir das Bild des Landes schärfen und die Frage klären, in welche Richtungen sich das Land entwickeln kann.

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  • Why is freekeh such a health booster?

    Freekeh is a “nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for your health and well-being” – some even call it a superfood! It has several benefits and is unique in its high amount of fiber, which is two times more than quinoa.

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  • Think outside the box – explosive cookies and suspicious bags

    How a small Arab cookie box caused a panic in Pennsylvania (US), inspired us to think about anti-Arabic resentments and provoked to develop the design of one of the limited rewards for supporters of our campaign Get Freekeh – the „this is just a bag“- bag!

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  • Conflictfood and Slowfood

    Food equals pleasure – tasty and responsible enjoyment. This is why Conflictfood is looking for culinary specialties from conflict regions, in order to strengthen their local structures…

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  • Afghan poppy trails and versatile dependencies

    Poppy, semiotically the flower has an innocent connotation almost sounding cute. Visually, the sea of faded pink and white blossoms in a poppy field creates a romantic atmosphere. But, after the harvesting the sweet flowers dramatically change their meaning….

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  • Afghanistan – a sad outcome

    An assessment of the past 15 years of occupation and war revealed how immensely the US and its allies have failed in Afghanistan. The war in Afghanistan has …

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