About Us

Ghana Thinktank has been “Developing the First World" since 2006. We collect problems in the U.S. and Europe, and send them to think tanks we established in Cuba, Ghana, Iran, Mexico, El Salvador, and the U.S. prison system to analyze and solve. Our network continues to grow...

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Then we work with the communities where the problems originated to implement those solutions - whether they seem impractical or brilliant.

By exchanging problems and looking for help in unexpected places, we flip typical power dynamics, shift points of view and build unlikely coalitions.

You can contact us at develop at ghanathinktank.org or sign up for the Ghana ThinkTank mailing list.

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    Jan 18, 14 • Ghana ThinkTank is delighted to announce that we are a recipient of the 2013 Creative Capital Award for Emerging Fields. This award will allow us to begin the multi-year project Ghana ThinkTank at...

  • Ghana ThinkTank in Morocco

    Jan 22, 13 •   Ghana ThinkTank with US State Department, Morocco (2012) Shortly after violence erupted in the Middle East over the Youtube video “The Innocence of Muslims,” the U.S. State...

  • Ghana ThinkTank in Mitrovica

    Jan 21, 13 • Ghana ThinkTank, Mitrovica/ë (2011 – with Aaron Krach) Mitrovica is a town divided by a River. To the North are the Serbs. To the South are the Albanians. In between is a bridge, guarded...

  • Ghana ThinkTank in China

    Jan 19, 13 • Ghana ThinkTank in Shenzen, China (2011) For the 2011 Hong Kong / Shenzen Biennial, Ghana ThinkTank assembled paid to have assembled had people paid to assemble a sort of octagonal wooden tube meant...

  • Ghana ThinkTank in NYC

    Jan 18, 13 • The Ghana ThinkTank at the Queens Museum of Art (2011) The Ghana ThinkTank in Corona involves a custom-built teardrop trailer designed to journey into different communities in the “First”...