Uganda, as a country is endowed with such beauty, filled with so much opportunity and promise and yet we also face many challenges. One of the greatest threats to our development is the impact of climate change as rising temperatures; drought and flooding are already hitting majority of Ugandans hard. As world leaders come together […]
This November, off my stage performances, I had an opportunity of meeting some smallscale women farmers who are supported by Oxfam and partners in Nebbi District. It was so different from my day to day routine as it gave me a whole new perspective on the efforts and struggles these women go through to feed […]
Sokare Tona, mother of seven, lives in Ziway, Oromia region, Ethiopia. 5 years ago Sokare got seriously ill due to malaria.
Monica has not been home in Malakal for almost two years. She has not seen or spoken to two of her four children either. All she wants is to go back home, but to do that, she needs the fighting to stop long enough for peace to find its place.
As GROW Week came to a close, Dorah Ntunga from Oxfam in Uganda reflected on World Food Day as the pivotal moment for Africa’s Women.Food.Climate campaign. Last week, in the lead up to World Food Day (Oct 16), I witnessed the true definition of power to the people. Across Africa, over twenty countries came together […]
Climate change is undermining the ability of African nations to feed themselves. Women smallholder producers are on the front line of dealing with the impacts, but are not first in line for international climate finance. Wealthy countries have committed to helping countries in Africa to adapt to climate change, but few women producers are feeling […]
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