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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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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 – 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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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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