Still from "Founders Valley" episode "Worlds of Work" set in Bangladesh. | DW
S1 E6: Food for the Future

Food for the Future

Indonesia relies on food imports – it doesn’t grow enough to feed its exploding population. Innovative young founders present German entrepreneur Fridtjof Detzner with forward-looking solutions like vertical farming in cities or insects as food.

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Worlds of Work

In Bangladesh, one of the world's poorest countries, German entrepreneur Fridtjof Detzner encounters brutal working conditions and meets optimistic founders seeking to move their country forward.

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Water – Sacred and Scarce

Bali, the "island of holy water" is running out of clean water. German entrepreneur Fridtjof Detzner learns how founders there are helping remote communities gain access to the valuable resource and urging tourist sites to save it.

Plastic Planet

Founders' Valley follows German entrepreneur Fridtjof Detzner on his journey to India – a country that’s drowning in plastic waste. He meets with visionary founders who want to tackle the country’s pollution crisis and fight for a cleaner India.

The Climate Challenge

German startup founder Fridtjof Detzner travels across India, a country already grappling with global warming. In response, more and more entrepreneurs there are coming up with visionary ideas to fight climate change before it’s too late.