AfricaX Podcast
AfricaX Podcast
May 7, 2021
Green Gold Social Enterprise PART 2: On Sustainable Agriculture & making dreams reality with Femke Matorwmasen-Akkermans
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In this episode meet Femke Matorwmasen-Akkermans, co-founder of Green Gold Social Enterprise, an agriculture company focused in growing moringa and using moringa as a cash crop to support rural communities. Recently they developed their systems into restorative agriculture to make their production sustainable for both humans and nature. 

In the last interview we shared with you guys, you heard from Clement Matorwmasen, Femke’s partner in life and in business how he got into Moringa. In this second part we hear from Femke about

👉🏾 What brought her to Ghana

👉🏾how her career shifted from being a doctor towards becoming the co-founder of a sustainable agriculture business in Ghana and

👉🏾what her advice for anyone with a dream and big vision is… 

… We also speak about how she, Clement and their children planned to relocate from city life to a rural setting in Ghana and so much more. 

We hope you enjoy this interview as much as we did. And now, without further ado, enter Femke 



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