Culture: Valentine's day in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

Another story about blending cultures: "Me Do Wu," My Val: The Creation of Valentine's Day in Accra, Ghana by Jo Ellen Fair who explains that: "Far from a story of cultural imperialism, the rise of Valentine's Day in present-day Accra shows that local adoption of global consumerist preferences is best understood as a local process imbued with local meanings and values, deliberately and rationally pursued." 6, 2002

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Five things meme in pictures

Joitske Hulsebosch

In 2002 we tried to find him, but he had just left his job with Africare. Bensah (see if we can get it to Ghana) , John Smith , Sarah Cummings , Dorine Ruter (see if we can revive her blog), and Beverly Trayner (she was tagged by Nancy too but either didn't see it or chose to ignore it

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Practical examples: The community empowerment network in Central Asia

Joitske Hulsebosch

The World Bank and Europe and Central Asia Region (ECA) launched this network in 2002 as four national networks linked through regional activities that would build the capacity of communities and development partners to implement community-driven development (CDD) projects.

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How I use social media

Nancy White

I had tried a few experimental project blogs with clients in early 2001 and 2002 and they did not root into the work. This afternoon I’m spending a half hour on a Skype video conversation to share a bit of how I use social media.

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I had tried a few experimental project blogs with clients in early 2001 and 2002 and they did not root into the work.