GDN has identified the 7 activity clusters or domains which could bring the desired design eco-system in Ghana more alive.
Training and development of graduate design and business school students by Dutch and/or Ghanaian experts
Workshops for company and government executives about the role of design in business success and reputation management by Dutch and/or Ghanaian experts
Evenings or dayparts with a Ghana Design Master sharing with the audience about his work and life. Pecha Kutcha’s
Demonstrate that simple design interventions can improve economic wellbeing of ordinary people: Osu Night Market and ‘grass root branding’ for SMME’s (Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (E.g. mechanics, furniture makers)
Collaboration between GDN and other existing networks (e.g. MESH, Ghana Design Awards, Advertising Association Ghana, AchiAfrika)
Keeping active communication levels through social media andother on and offline channels
Internships exchange of Dutch students at Ghana studios and Ghana students at Dutch studios as well as design school faculty members exchange.