A Project Stuck in Neutral

During an eventful Friday, I went to the field to visit a GEM (Ghana Environmental Management) Project, or GEMP. This followed the Environmental Management subcommittee meeting the night before, where nearly all the government departments were present (Agric, Education, Health, NADMO, Fire Service, Environmental Health, and a man from the NGO PAPADEV). The project concerns … Continue reading A Project Stuck in Neutral

On the Job

After a few weeks of work at the Bole District Assembly, I'm slowly finding my bearings. Here's my office for the next few months. Specifically, Office 6 on the 3rd floor. I am working in one of the Central Administrative departments - the District Planning and Coordinating Unit (DPCU). My main colleagues are the District Coordinating Director (DCD, or … Continue reading On the Job