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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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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 – 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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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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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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