Women in management positions: An opportunity in Ghana and globally

Only around a quarter of all management positions are filled by women globally. At 21 percent, Germany is even well below this figure. Factors such as poor compatibility of family and career, stereotypical thinking or patriarchal structures make it difficult for women to step into a management position.

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The impact of climate change on cocoa farming in Ghana

By now it is a well-known fact that climate change affects all aspects of our lives. It should therefore come to no surprise that it also has an impact on something we all enjoy very much – chocolate. Now, what exactly does climate change have to do with the cocoa plant and therefore with our chocolate? We will get to the bottom of this connection in the following.

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

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.

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Chocolate – a mosquito’s story!

Have you ever thought about what it takes to produce your favorite fairafric chocolate bar? In our opinion, it is worth giving it a though because the way from a cocoa tree’s blossom to the chocolate bar itself is a quite surprising journey with unexpected helpers!

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The fairafric bond

You have to admit, fairafric is no stranger to crowdfunding. With three Kickstarter campaigns, two crowd-equity raises, a crowd-loan and crowd-coupon (paying interest with chocolate) we thought we've seen it all.

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Natureflex – The reason why fairafric chose this biomass packaging solution

In this day and age it has become more and more difficult to run a business. What is the perfect name for a business to make sure it attracts the desired customers? Which contribution channels are the perfect fit for the product and the company itself? Are there certain rules and restrictions regarding the product and what type of packaging is ideal? Wait, rules and restrictions and even multiple packaging solutions? Exactly! In the following blog article, we will try our best to explain to you, why fairafric chose its current packaging solution.

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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.

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Chocolate and solar energy – a match

In a world where all our energy is generated by the interaction of advanced technology and the forces of nature – for decades this sounded like a utopian dream straight out of a science fiction novel. However in the year 2020, this will no longer be a fantasy, but the model of the future, with which we will do good for our planet and our progress.

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Comedy in Ghana

In the occasion of the Easter holidays we at fairafric would like to address a very special topic: The development of the Ghanaian comedy scene and its probably most important event: The Easter Comedy Show. Especially on holy days like Easter, there are culture-dependent traditions and rituals. In Ghana, for example, the topic of comedy has a very high significance in the Easter period. An even higher one, than it already has in general. So this is an opportunity to take a closer look at the current state of this industry, which is so popular in Ghana.

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