Sport for Development and Peace Resources


Click below for resources for using sport as a tool for development and peace.

Travel Tips


Click below for suggestions of places to visit when traveling to any of our partnering communities

Sport for Development and Peace Recommended REading


Sport and International Development

Edited by Roger Levermore and Aaron Beacom, Palcrave Macmillan, 

ISBN 9781137003164

Positive Youth Development Through Sport

Edited by Nicholas L. Holt, Routledge

ISBN 9781138891814

Identity and National in African Football: Fans, Community and clubs

Edited by Chuka Onwumechili and Gerard Akindes, Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN 9781137355805

Sport for Development: What Game Are We Playing?

Fred Coalter, Routledge

ISBN 9780415567039

Sport for Development and Peace: A Critical Sociology

Simon Darnell, Bloomsbury

ISBN 9781472539540

Sport, Culture and Society: An Introduction

Grant Jarvie with James Thornton, Routledge

ISBN 9780415483933

Travel Tips

Kakum Conservation Area, Ghana


Visit Kakum for a breathtaking canopy walk and close up engagement with nature.  Visitors can relax in the café and purchase locally sourced wares in the welcome center.

Hans Cottage, Cape Coast, Ghana


Get up close to crocodiles at the Hans Cottage Botel. Just three miles from Cape Coast, Ghana, guests can visit for the day or stay for a prolonged visit. 

Artist Market, Accra, Ghana


Peruse the diverse wares of local artisans and practice your bartering skills at the Accra Arts Center. Here you will find everything from wood carvings, baskets, jewelry, fine art, to fashion for the family. 

Assin Manso Slave River, Ghana


Visit this former slave market and slave cemetery to learn about the history of slavery in Ghana. Pay your respects to two former slaves, Samuel Carson (USA) and Crystal (Jamaica), who returned home to Ghana for re-interment in 1998. 

Elmina Castle, Ghana


As the oldest European building in Sub-Saharan Africa, Elmina Castle passed from Portuguese, to Dutch, to British control. The castle served as a major departure point for enslaved men and women being shipped across the Atlantic. If you go, be sure to take the guided tour.