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Le mannequin nigérian Favour Lucky porte un tissu imprimé wax dans son look de créateur. Per-Anders Pettersson/Getty Images

Les créateurs de mode d'Afrique de l'Ouest sont des leaders mondiaux en matière de production de vêtements durables

Les stylistes d'Afrique de l'Ouest ne produisent que les vêtements dont ils ont besoin, permettant d'éviter le gaspillage et de laisser libre cours à la créativité.
Cities should be planned around existing natural resources. Stephen Appiah Takyi

Ghana: Kumasi city’s unplanned boom is destroying two rivers – sewage, heavy metals and chemical pollution detected

The inability of city authorities to enforce land-use regulations has allowed people to carry out ecologically unfriendly activities along the water bodies.
Feet of a person with lymphatic filariasis, also known as elephantiasis. WHO

Patients’ beliefs about illness matter: the case of elephantiasis in rural Ghana

In rural Ghana, only 18% of patients believe elephantiasis is a disease. Some others think it is caused by curses or even rain. Only by understanding local beliefs can it be treated effectively.
Kofi Ansah changed fashion in Ghana after his return from the UK. Eric Don-Arthur, courtesy of Kofi Ansah Foundation

Kofi Ansah left Ghana to become a world famous fashion designer - how his return home boosted the industry

International career mobility can give people valuable knowledge and expertise to be used in their home country.
The swelling affects people’s lives in a multitude of ways. Maggie Steber for The Washington Post via Getty Images

Why it’s hard to end elephantiasis, a debilitating disease spread by mosquitoes

The main sign of the illness is disfiguring swelling followed by peeling of the affected area. In women this swelling mainly affects arms and legs. In men it can cause enlargement of the scrotum.


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