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…

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Conference: Demeter present at “The Global Challenge of Human Rights Integration-Towards a Users’ Perspective”

DEMETER researcher Joanna Bourke-Martignoni is presenting at the International Conference on “The Global Challenge of Human Rights Integration: Towards a Users’ Perspective” 9-11 December 2015, in Ghent, Belgium. The presentation is based on a joint research paper produced by two Research for Development (R4D) programmes: DEMETER and Towards Food Sustainability, titled: “Constitutional Protection of the Right…

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Prof. Tsikata on a Personal Note

Interview with Prof. Dzodzi Tsikata on 3 September 2015 at the University of Ghana, Legon. – Part 3 To come to an end, what drives you intellectually and personally? What is your motivation to do this kind of work, engaging in this project? Tsikata: (chuckles) That’s an interesting question. (laughs more) I would say that the…

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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…

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