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The Niederwalddenkmal monument located in the Niederwald Landscape park, near Rüdesheim am Rhein

DW - New Multimedia Project "Along the Rhine"

DW's new multimedia project puts spotlight on the Rhine: With a variety of videos, picture galleries and reports, Deutsche Welle's multimedia project "Along the Rhine" invites users to an interactive tour along Germany’s longest river.

Young Travellers in Germany

There's a new app from the German National Tourism Board designed for the younger generation. It promises Germany's most exciting sights even closer – right into the smartphone in your pocket. With it users can browse favourite must-sees and post about their own experiences.

Africa and Germany

Click on the title to read the full story with an African and German focus

Mar 27, 2015 8:55 AM

Germany and Namibia join forces to address water scarcity

Namibia and Germany have developed a joint project on groundwater management that focuses on the collection, storage and assessment of groundwater data. This helps the Namibian water community confront the challenges of water scarcity by conducting supply planning based on sound information.

Mar 27, 2015 8:27 AM

Botswana sends strong signal for wildlife protection

Poaching and the trade in poached animals or animal parts are one of the main concerns of conservationist worldwide. During the international conference on illegal wildlife trade in Kasane, Botswana on March 25, all 35 participating states agreed upon intensifying the global fight against poaching.

Mar 26, 2015 2:11 PM

A partner in preserving the natural beauty of Namibia

Nature is one of Namibia’s most important economic assets. Protecting the fragile environment and conserving its biodiversity is ecologically - and economically - of the utmost importance. Germany has partnered with the Namibian Ministry of Environment & Tourism, helping to create innovative concepts for effective management of ecosystems across its park system.