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…Details
Cambodian Team discussing research instruments and arrangements of fieldwork. The field work is led by Mr. Suon Seng, Country Coordinator and supported by Dr. Fenneke Reysoo. Dr. Fenneke Reysoo will spend 3 weeks from 17 Jan to 6 Feb 2016 joining field work with the Cambodian team and facilitating the team to perform a primary analysis of…Details
Elisabeth Prügl, principal investigator of DEMETER, explains why tackling gender inequality is fundamental to achieving nutritious food for all.
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…Details
A team of researchers, led by Professor Elisabeth Prügl, Director of the Graduate Institute’s Programme on Gender and Global Change, recently visited Cambodia, where they joined local and international partners to implement the first phase of a major research project entitled Gender, Land and the Right to Food. The DEMETER project team of Elisabeth Prügl,…Details
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…Details
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…Details
Interview with Prof. Dzodzi Tsikata on 3 September 2015 at 10:30 am at the University of Ghana, Legon. – Part 1 Prof. Tsikata it is a pleasure to meet you today. Thank you very much for taking time to introduce us to your work, the current issues on land tenure and the right to food…Details
The preparations for the project meeting in Cambodia have concluded. In the week starting 5 October 2015, the DEMETER team will be in Cambodia.