An internship at fairafric

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Chocolate Made in Ghana. A young social enterprise that produces fair chocolate and turns the industry upside down. A chocolate revolution?   “This is once again such a hip, pseudo-social company with good marketing.”, I thought to myself when I saw the colorful chocolate bars in a shop window in downtown Bonn. This is me: […]

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Which values are important in Ghana? A closer look at the mentality of the west african country

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According to the United Nations Mother Earth is currently home to 193 countries. Within these 193 countries there are different groups, tribes and communities, which all have and represent their own values. But what exactly are values? Values are desirable or morally well considered characteristics or qualities, which are attributed to objects, ideas, practical or […]

European agricultural imports to Ghana and their influences on the local economy

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Today, fairafric is taking a look beyond the chocolate plate and examines the Ghanaian poultry sector in detail. For what reason? – That’s quite simple: The global poultry market is a descriptive example for economic impact on a country whose local supply was replaced by global imports. Between 2002 and 2016, european exports of animal […]

Start-Up scene in Ghana

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Start-Up scene in Ghana In today’s free market economy, start-ups are just as important as fresh air is for breathing: investors who specialise entirely in newly founded companies, government subsidies for start-ups or start-up awards with high prize pools – these are just a few examples supporting this thesis. Especially since we at fairafric are […]