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16.10.2018

From German rural women for rural women in Ghana

Women are key actors in rural development but also face numerous challenges when working as smallholder farmers. The German Association of Rural Women (Deutscher LandFrauenverband, DLV) has taken up the task of strengthening Ghanaian women...

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16.10.2018

From German rural women for rural women in Ghana

Women are key actors in rural development but also face numerous challenges when working as smallholder farmers. The German Association of Rural Women (Deutscher LandFrauenverband, DLV) has taken up the task of strengthening Ghanaian women...
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11.10.2018

Ghana after Aid

President Nana Akufo-Addo has set out his vision for Ghana of a life beyond foreign aid. We report on the economy, not least the cocoa and oil sectors, relations with China, tourism and such emergent features as the vibrant Ghanaian arts scene
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21.6.2018

The Albino Community in Ghana: ‘I’m Motivated to Believe That I Can Survive’

In recent years, a community of people living with albinism have forged connections on platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp, turning a societal stigma into social bonds and offline friendship.

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28.6.2018

How immigrants contribute to Ghana’s economy : OECD, International Labour Organization

Immigrant workers contribute to the Ghanaian economy in several ways. They are well integrated in labour markets in terms of employment, although female immigrants often face greater challenges than male immigrants. Even though much of the employment of immigrant workers appears to be demand-driven...
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15.6.2018

Die ILO-Übereinkommen am Beispiel des Kakaosektors in Ghana : 100 Jahre für globale Arbeitsrechte / Friedel Hütz-Adams ; Südwind-Institut

Die Arbeits- und Lebensbedingungen in den Kakaoanbaugebieten Westafrikas sind in den vergangenen Jahren immer wieder in die Schlagzeilen geraten. Dabei gibt es internationale Konventionen, die Menschen vor Ausbeutung schützen und Arbeitsrechtsverletzungen verhindern sollen. Eine zentrale...
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18.1.2018

La déforestation amère du chocolat : comment les forêts classées deviennent du "cacao classé" / Etelle Higonnet, Marisa Bellantonio, Glenn Hurowitz

Une nouvelle enquête menée par Mighty Earth [...] révèle qu’une quantité importante du cacao avec lequel Mars, Nestlé, Hershey, Godiva et d’autres grandes marques fabriquent leur chocolat est cultivée illégalement dans des parcs nationaux et des aires protégées en Côte d’Ivoire et au Ghana. Ces...

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16.12.2015

Corporate Tax Reform harming the poor

The Swiss Parliament is discussing corporate tax reform III. In development policy terms, with this reform Switzerland is going from the frying pan into the fire.

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