Category Archives: Ghana

License to kill

Introducing Organic Farming in Ghana, Northern Region. During my first visit to Ghana I saw, traveling through rural Northern Region, many pieces of land burning. In my naivety I asked if the burning was because of drought. I then learned … Continue reading

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What can we learn from tradition and conflict?

This article is an English translation of an article previously published in Dutch on July 2nd 2016. With special thanks to Michiel Doorn who helped me with the translation. Those that know me are aware that, already for five years, … Continue reading

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Leap into Life – Dipaliya

Story of an emerging Social Economy that combines tradition with innovation To boldly go where no man has ever gone before … In this article I will describe the journey Umar Mohammed and I are travelling as Leap into Life … Continue reading

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Een andere blik op Islam

Wat kunnen wij leren van traditie en conflict?   Degenen die mij kennen weten dat ik al vijf jaar heen en weer reis tussen Ghana en Nederland en in Ghana werk met een gemeenschap van de Dagomba stam in het … Continue reading

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Are you chicken?

How EU subsidies damage local farmers in Ghana Saturday April 18th of this year the Dutch Democratic Party (D66) held its 101st national conference. With the national committee for Social Innovation and Gender Equality (of which I am secretary) we … Continue reading

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