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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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Leap into Life – What is a MeshWORKS foundation?

In this post I will share an article written by Dr. Don Edward Beck, the founding father of the global Centers for Human Emergence, including CHE-NL. Dr. Beck has been, and still is, a great teacher and wise mentor to … 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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Leap into Life – activities and progress in the Dipaliya Meshwork

Dear friends of Dipaliya, This month or early next month we expect to hear from Tallberg about our nomination for the Tallberg Global Leadership Prize 2015. Meanwhile we like to give an update on our progress. In Tamale, Ghana, over … 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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Visiting Kumasi

My dear friend Sarah, who has been working with me for over 15 years, introduced me to her family in Kumasi. “During your next trip to Ghana, you must visit Kumasi” she said. How could I refuse? Before my departure … Continue reading

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