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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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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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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 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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Leap into Life 2012

In preparation of the pilot group for Leap into Life Ghana I have adjusted the Leap into Life presentation to the current state of the project. The Leap into Life pilot group takes place in Accra, Ghana from December 10-21 … Continue reading

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Leap into Life – honoring its origins and the people involved

Leap into Life has its origins in Macha, rural Zambia. I’d like to honor this with a brief introduction before going deeper into Leap into Life Ghana. This post shares about the history of Leap into Life moving from Zambia … Continue reading

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