Learning from each other

Hohenheim Master students also learn from Ghanaian women farmers

Since we have arrived in Chereponi – Ghana in June I, being one of 4 Master students of the University of Hohenheim, have learned so much. One might be thinking we are here to find solutions to problems faced by the women farmers of the Anoshe Women’s Group – and this is true to a certain extent. Yet we are learning from the knowledge of the local people: women and men, who have many years of farming experience in this Northern region of Ghana. more…

Farming as a business (FAAB)

FAAB: a module of Anoshe Womens’ group, Chereponi/Ghana

The Anoshe women’s group is located in the eastern part of the Northern Region in Ghana; it has the objective to transform the lives of rural women, their children and largely their families through increasing their income levels making them more responsive to pressing family needs. more…

How can Development Projects be sustainable

Why Sustainability should be measurable

Sustainability is en vogue. No other concept seems to be used that excessively and thoughtlessly at present. Everything should be sustainable, if it is thought to be good. That’s the way world trade and world view, as well as detergents and development politics might altogether be sustainable. In this foggy and phoney situation it might help to reflect upon the concept and its meaning. more…

Behavioural Change

If Sub-Saharan people change behavioural patterns, it will make a big change

According to the Oxford Dictionary, behaviour is defined as the way in which one acts or conducts oneself, especially toward others. Behavioural change in this case I would define as the way in which people, communities react or conduct themselves towards issues affecting them. more…