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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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Glyphosate; what is it and how harmless or harmful is it?

Results of my research on Glyphosate In preparation of an article on farming in Ghana, Northern region – with the name “License to kill” and to be published yet – I got quite deeply into research on Glyphosate, the basic … 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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Leap into Life – what, why and how?

What is Leap into Life? Leap into Life is a professional development program for participants in Europe and in Africa. The program works on a local-local base. Both Europeans and Africans work with local facilitators on issues and questions they … Continue reading

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