"Wrong Things about Africa" - A Book Review -
This book is a manifesto – partly in the form of a self-testimony, a critical social and political discussion and a resulting call for a revolutionary change in Africa.
Picture: Book Cover
In three parts, the book examines historic developments in Africa, primarily derived from the personal experiences of the author, it critically analyses the political leadership of African countries, and discusses the role that the 'ordinary people of Africa' play in the advancement of their societies – and even in the impediment of that advancement due to 'the wrong things' mentioned in the book.
Land Sector Reforms in Ghana, Kenya and Vietnam: A Comparative Analysis of Their Effectiveness
by Peter Narh, Cosmas Kombat Lambini, Matthew Sabbi, Van Dien Pham and Trung Thanh Nguyen
The notion that the formal titling and individualization of land rights in developing countries lead to higher investments in land and agricultural productivity holds sway in academic and development circles. In this paper, this notion is analyzed based on a comparative study of land reform programs and their implications for access to land, credit, and agricultural investments in Ghana, Kenya, and Vietnam.
Picture: Map of Ghana
Farafina Institute's Annual Planning Meeting - Brief Report
The meeting of the Board of Directors took place at a crucial time when Farafina is strategizing its establishment of branch offices in different African countries and is targeting its consolidation and activities in Germany and Europe to currently relevant issues.
The board reviewed the 2015 activities, discussed and approved the work plan for 2016 and the relating objectives.
Picture: Farafina Management at the Meeting in Bamberg