Article: The poverty of neoliberalized feminism: gender equality in a ‘best practice’ large-scale land investment in Ghana

DEMETER team members Kristina Lanz and Elisabeth Prügl have published a new article in the Journal of Peasant Studies. The article examines the adoption of feminist ideas by neoliberal agricultural actors working through public-private partnerships and in agribusiness. Rhetorically committed to gender equality, these new development actors have reduced equality to a matter of numbers, seeking…

Ghana NEWSFLASH: Fulani Menace

Recently, Ghana’s News Outlets are vividly reporting on continued conflicts between Ghanaian farmers and pastoralists from Niger, Bukina Faso or Mali at Agogo, Ashanti Region. The conflict has been ongoing for about two years but remains unresolved. Farmers are complaining that the illegal pastoralists’ cattle is destroying their farms and depleting water bodies. Ghana News…

Interview: Dzodzi Tsikata on experience with Feminist Economics and on Expectations for DEMETER

Interview with Prof. Dzodzi Tsikata on 3 September 2015 at the University of Ghana, Legon. – Part 2  Prof. Tsikata, recently you have edited the special issue of the Feminist Economics. Can you tell us a little bit about what you learned from that experience? What main message you carried away from that task. Tsikata: The…