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Discussing Ghana’s Energy Future at the Second Economic Lecture Series in Accra

On July 21, 2011, NYU’s Development Research Institute and the Dei Center presented the second event in their new discussion series,Nyansapo, or “wisdom knots.” This evening of the arts and economics was held at the Dei Center in Accra and broadcast on Ghanaian television and covered in the Ghanaian media. Professors Yaw Nyarko and David Rice of the Development Research Institute (DRI) organized the event in cooperation with the Dei Center. continue…

Nyansapo: First Economic Lecture Series

The Nyansapo Economic Lecture Series is a collaborative effort of the Dei Centre and New York University’s Africa House. The first lecture took place on Tuesday, January 18, 2011, and involved the participation of economic experts and members of the business community. continue…

About Nyansapo

Nyansapo, meaning “wisdom knot,” is an Adinkra symbol of wisdom, intelligence, ingenuity and intelligence. The symbol conveys the idea that a wise person has the capacity to choose the best means to attain a goal. In this spirit we present the Nyansapo Economic Lecture Series in Accra, a shared venture of the Dei Centre for the Study of Contemporary African Art and NYU Africa House. The quarterly lecture series brings together high-level leaders from government, business and academia to share information about important economic issues facing Ghana. A typical gathering will include presentations from prominent Ghanaian thought leaders, followed by dinner and Q&A. Through Nyasapo, we aim to contribute to finding the most effective solutions for Ghana’s future.

Please check back for more information about upcoming Nyansapo series, or visit the Dei Centre website.

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