Panel discussion on integrating the diaspora in development cooperation

Panel discussion on integrating the diaspora in development cooperation

On 07.10.2020 the panel discussion on "Involving the Diaspora in the creation of new jobs in Africa – A new “Gold Standard” in Development Cooperation?" took place.

You can also take a look at the greetings of Günter Nooke and Dr. Karamba Diaby (Member of the German Parliament) as well as the panel discussion between Fred-Eric Essam (Manager at IBM), Lucy Larbi (Chairwoman Future of Ghana Germany e.V.), Dr. Sylvie Nantcha (Chairwoman The African Network of Germany e.V.) and Wolfram Zunzer (Project Manager at afterwards. Click here for the YouTube live recording of the event.

The event was organised in cooperation with the office of Dr. Diaby and the German Africa Foundation.



Deutschlandfunk Kultur: Development project WIDU- Migrants support start-ups in Ghana

On 22.12.2020, radio author and director Nora Bauer presented in the Zeitfragen feature of Deutschlandfunk Kultur.

In the almost eight-minute feature, participants Henrietta Adjetey, entrepreneur of the sustainable packaging start-up (Brand E) in Accra, Ghana and Joana Ampofo, diaspora promoter of Brand E talk about their participation in the project. In addition, programme director Wolfram Zunzer and Günter Nooke, personal Africa representative of the German Chancellor and Africa representative of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, provide further insights into the WIDU project.

Click here for the link to the recording and a short written summary of the main topics.