Best of Oikodrom

Oikodrom put together a paper of all publications released in the last 20 years. The publication consists of articles, films and project descriptions. 


Best of Oikodrom


Mulierem Fortem

Join our Mulierem fortem discussion on January 27th, 2014, at the University Vienna. See the programme and read about the project. More


Publication: "Gemeinsam für nachhaltige Entwicklung"

We proudly announce that the reports of our interns Laura Liebel and Florian Kabinger were printed in the OeAD publication "Gemeinsam für nachhaltige Entwicklung". For orders please visit: StudienVerlag.

More information see Young Science at Oikodrom and Nopoor project.


Mulierem Fortem

Join our Round table on January 15th, 5pm, Universität für Angewandte Kunst Wien, and our Discussion on January 27th, 7pm, Universität Wien, to talk about science, art and gender during the Vienna University´s 650 jubilee in 2015. Read more


Nopoor in the Austrian magazine SUEDWIND

Read the article "Armut im Fokus" (Ivanceanu/ Tagesen) about challenges and potentialities of communication between science and politics.



Our online TV presents art works, performances, public lectures and artistic videos from Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Watch SPACESTV


Come to Berlin and see: Every 7th person

The Konfuzius-Institut in Berlin invites to a documentary series on China. "Jeder siebte Mensch" / "Every 7th person" (see the trailer) by Ina Ivanceanu will be screened on Thursday, November 28th 2013 at 6pm. More


nopoor in the Austrian newspaper "Der Standard"

About nopoor - A common way to a new under- standing of poverty and strategies for dissemination of scientific results. Read the article


nopoor in the Austrian newspaper "Wiener Zeitung"

Heidi Dumreicher was invited to write a guest commentary: "Proteste in Brazilien - eine Fortsetzung des Kampfs gegen Armut"


Gemeinsam für nachhaltige Entwicklung - The future we want

Oikodrom was again happy to welcome eight students in the age of 16-18 to one month of science, theory, research, practice and discussion. Read more


Hot off the press:

Read the SPACES Article "Der Traum vom Raum" by Ina Ivanceanu, published in the SUEDWIND Magazine Nr. 7-8 July 2013


nopoor Conference Flash, Rio de Janeiro, June 2013

Protests in Brazil: Successes and failures in national efforts to fight poverty in Brazil



nopoor project annual meeting

10-12 June 2013

in Rio de Janeiro



SPACES: „Architecture of Common“

SPACES Caravan Ukraine; Kyiv
May 23 - May 28, 2013

Public events, discussions, workshops at Yunist factory



OUT NOW: Hammam Rehablitiation Reader


Announcement - The NOPOOR Final Conference

Dates: 6 and 7 June 2017
Venue: Fondation Universitaire, Rue d’Egmont / Egmontstraat, n°11. BE1000, Brussels


What could be future pathways for the development cooperation policy of the European Union? And how can scientific research contribute?
After five years of scientific research, NOPOOR researchers from 15 countries will share their insights with the conference participants and discuss the policy impact of new results based on their research. The conference focuses on policy implications with sessions on international trade, aid, and finance; local governance in poor areas; and anti-poverty policies.



To find out more about the conference, you can read the press announcement and consult the program.



To register, send an email to info@nopoor.eu


Out now: The Nopoor Film Collection on DVD


December 2016


Ina Ivanceanu‘s new films are now available on DVD. The film collection „The nopoor Diaries – Research for Change“ offers short films, animation clips, researchers‘ statements and a 50 minutes documentary film. The films blends researchers’ voices with life realities and grassroots perspectives in Africa, Asia and Latin America. It provides new insights on a quest as old as humankind: the fight for a world truly free of poverty and for a decent life for all.
Contact and screening requests: ina.ivanceanu@oikodrom.org 


Online now: New Film on Ghana


November 2016

Ghana has experienced one of the world most successful transitions to a multi party democracy. But how can the democratic institutions translate into well-being and prosperity of the citizens? An exploration to courtyards and villages and the house of parliament in Accra that blends grassroots perspectives with voices of researchers and national policy makers. 11 minutes, Twi and English/English Subtitles.With: E. Gyimah-Boadi, Regina Amanfo-Tetteh, Franklin Oduro / The Centre for Democratic Development, Ghana, Ester Ofei-Aboagye, Vice Chairman of the National Planning Commission of Ghana, Muntaka Mubarak Mohammed, Member of Parliament
Watch it online here!  


New Book: Nopoor - Towards a Decent and Fair Future


June 2016


Interested in poverty research? We published a new book on the Nopoor project. With 31 articles, it presents new research results and evidence-based policy recommendations against poverty in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Editors: Heidi Dumreicher (Oikodrom) and Xavier Oudin (IRD). English, 136 pages, colour print.
Contact us for a print copy or read it online: http://nopoor.eu/news/nopoor-towards-decent-and-fair-future  


Nopoor Conference in Vienna


On January 18, 2016 OIKODROM, in cooperation with the BMWFW, organizes an international NOPOOR conference called "New Aspects of Global Strategies for Sustainability: From MDG to SDG", where the UN Sustainable Development Goals will be discussed in round tables meetings. More information: http://www.nopoor.eu/events/new-aspects-global-development-strategies-mdg-sdg. 

Nopoor Conference in Dakar, Senegal

The Oikodrom team held a world café session on poverty alleviation with over 100 participants at the occasion of the Nopoor Conference in Dakar on June 6 2014.


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Young Science Internship

Publication: "Gemeinsam für nachhaltige Entwicklung"


We proudly announce that two reports of our interns (Laura Liebel and Florian Kabinger) about the Nopoor project and sustainability were printed in the OeAD publication "Gemeinsam für nachhaltige Entwicklung": See the publication and reports (in German).

For orders and more information please visit: StudienVerlag

Find out more about
the Young Science initiative and our youngsters at Oikodrom, who worked one month on the Nopoor project, development programmes and sustainability aspects.



New forms of fighting against poverty: the Brazilian experience

nopoor annual meeting and public round table in Rio de Janeiro, June 2013

Conference Flash Rio de Janeiro: Protests in Brazil - Successes and failures in national efforts to fight poverty in Brazil

Konferenzbericht Rio de Janeiro: Die Proteste in Brasilien als Beweis dafür, dass der Kampf gegen die Armut im Land erfolgreich war

Conference poster



Do you want to know more about fighting poverty in Brazil? See the following links:

The NGO »AfroReggae«: http://www.afroreggae.org (in Portuguese)

The Brazilian national social programme »Bolsa Familia«:http://www.mds.gov.br/bolsafamilia

The micro credit programme »CrediAmigo«: http://www.banconordeste.gov.br/crediamigo