Tag Archives: change

Moving towards a Value Based Economy

How we apply systemic change in a traditional community, breaking the chains of poverty. Continue reading

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Omgaan met complexe vraagstukken – van óf-óf naar én-én

Er zijn verschillende werkelijkheden die tegelijk bestaan en elkaar soms lijken tegen te spreken. Om dát te kunnen beslechten, zijn oplossingen nodig die deze verschillende werkelijkheden omarmen en verbinden. Continue reading

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Abandoning pesticides – a harsh reality

With ATMA Ghana, Umar and Alain have initiated organic farming in 3 communities in Ghana Northern Region. We started these projects because the farmers came to us saying they didn’t want to use the chemicals anymore, but didn’t know how … Continue reading

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React – Respond

Why reflection is a crucial part of Action Learning I am of the generation that experienced the introduction of the computer, mobile phone, email and social media. My Master’s thesis on Ahold as a Learning Organization was written on my … Continue reading

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Why it is unwise to discuss climate change

and why it is wise to act like it is real and caused by human behavior Climate change is a popular topic in a sense that is currently is under a lot of attention. It is also a topic on … 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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Is capitalism dying?

Jeremy Rifkin – President of the Foundation on Economic Trends: “While I suspect that capitalism will remain part of the social schema for at least the next half century or so, I doubt that it will be the dominant economic … Continue reading

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Leap into Life Ghana – context and call for action

Facts and figures on Ghana’s economic development.   Ghana GDP Annual Growth Rate The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Ghana expanded 6.10 percent in the second quarter of 2013 over the same quarter of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth … Continue reading

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Power and Love – Adam Cahane on solving complex issues

In this video Adam Cahane is speaking from his experience as an expert in social change about the dynamics of power and love. Adam to me is a source for inspiration of whom I’ve lesarned much about working in the … Continue reading

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Why gender is significant for society, a larger perspective

On Tuesday, September 10th, Alain Volz shared about Leap into Life with the National Committee for Human Rights and Gender of D66; the Democratic party in the Netherlands. You can find the link to the presentation here: http://www.slideshare.net/alainvolz1/leap-into-life-prese-9-sept-013 This blog … Continue reading

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