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Leap into Life – a new business model for a Sharing Economy

Based on traditional values of the Dagomba tribe in Ghana Northern Region and 21st century Holistic principles we are developing a Sharing Economy called Leap into Life. The last 2 years we have been working from grass root level in … 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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Failing states – not a local issue

Current economy is so intertwined on a global scale, that local conflicts have direct impact on global peace and economy. An unstable state is not just a local issue anymore. Some personal observations based on Fragile State Index by the … 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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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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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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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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EME3_2012 Bottom up – City planning and urban development; Video participation in Barcelona.

From June 27th until July 1st the EME 3 conference was held in Barcelona. This year was the 7th time that EME 3 took place. Javier Planas and his team have put a lot of their passion and effort in … Continue reading

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