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August 8 2012 at 15:11

Systemic, Scalable Change Goes National In Ghana

It's an exciting time to be at an Agricultural College in Ghana, whether you're an Administrator, a Lecturer, a student, or a member of EWB. In less than three years, our team has helped our local partners realize significant change in agricultural education. Lecturers have a host of new, participatory education techniques to leverage, and can take advantage of new, engaging opportunities to interact with and learn from each other. Students now benefit from experiential learning that's focused on agribusiness and entrepreneurship, and they're developing the skills and insights that they need to prosper, or help others prosper, in a sector that has the potential to create jobs and wealth among the poorest segments of Ghana's population.
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May 3 2011 at 17:28

Mother's Day at One Sister Agro Dealers Shop

Christine Daka stands proudly in her shop on a dusty road through Mwanjavantu, Zambia, which eventually leads to the border with Mozambique. She will open her small stall this Mother’s Day as she has every day for the last five years...
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November 17 2010 at 14:48

Monitoring more than numbers in Malawi

Bvekelani Nthala is entrepreneurial by nature. A farmer in Malawi, he is both shrewd and hard working. Ten years ago his village selected him to be the village chief. Since then he has led them well and tried to ensure that no one under his leadership goes hungry.
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October 5 2010 at 16:29

"I'd like to open a savings account, please."

Erin Antcliffe has been working with EWB, in partnership with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Ghana since March 2010. She wrote this story in April 2010, of her host Salifo and his experience saving groundnuts.
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July 20 2010 at 10:14

Innovating for the future in Burkina Faso

Rosanne Chabot is a agricultural engineer and has been in Africa with EWB since 2008. She shares her experiences working with Simon Kadéba, through her work improving farmers unions in Burkina Faso. Simon is a farmer, an entrepreneur and a true leader in his community of Dédougou, Burkina Faso.
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