OBJECTIVES

REALIZATION
OF OBJECTIVES


GDN has identified the 7 activity clusters or domains which could bring the desired design eco-system in Ghana more alive.

GDN EDUCATE

Training and development of graduate design and business school students by Dutch and/or Ghanaian experts

GDN ADVOCATE

Workshops for company and government executives about the role of design in business success and reputation management by Dutch and/or Ghanaian experts

GDN INSPIRE

Evenings or dayparts with a Ghana Design Master sharing with the audience about his work and life. Pecha Kutcha’s


GDN SOCIAL

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)


GDN NETWORK

Collaboration between GDN and other existing networks (e.g. MESH, Ghana Design Awards, Advertising Association Ghana, AchiAfrika)


GDN COMMUNICATION

Keeping active communication levels through social media andother on and offline channels


GDN EXCHANGE

Internships exchange of Dutch students at Ghana studios and Ghana students at Dutch studios as well as design school faculty members exchange.

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