As part of a socio ecological green initiative to adress climate change, poverty, rural-urban migration and high unemployment amongst the youth in rural Ghana – the Ghana Bamboo Bike initiative have started manufacturing bikes in bamboo to sell on an international scale. The initiative is especially focusing on giving young women the opportunity to improve their financial situation, but also as a way of promoting socially and environmentally sustainable development in Ghana.
As the only African team to escape their qualification group – Ghana is about to play in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, taking place in just a few days! The first match for the Ghanian soccer team is against the USA on the 16th of june, at Estadio das Dunas in Natal, Brazil!
During the last couple of decades Tamale has grown significantly, and transformed from being a collection of villages towards becoming one of Ghana’s most important urban centers.
The drastic changes that have taken place have affected several dimensions of life in the region, and continues to have a notable impact for people both in urban as well as rural communities.