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Archive for the ‘Mozambique’ Category

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 Posted in Angola, Countries, GROW campaign, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3653" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" "][/caption] One in four people in sub-Saharan Africa are hungry, the worst prevalence of any region in the world and more than double the global average. Climate change is a major contributor to this, threatening the ...

Learning from Typhoon Haiyan: Are Southern African countries ready for the challenge?

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 Posted in Climate change, Countries, English, Food security, GROW campaign, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3653" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Zuze holds up his failed maize plants.‘The climate keeps on changing and if it doesn’t improve life will be hard on us and we will just be waiting for the time when are going to ...

Climate Change no longer a myth in Southern Africa

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Angola, Climate change, Countries, English, Food security, GROW campaign, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

By Professor Nicholas Ngepah: Senior Regional Research Adviser for Oxfam in Southern Africa [caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Workers preparing fields to grow corn, Gutu project irrigation site. Credit DAVID_WHITE"][/caption] Climate change is no longer a myth in Southern African communities. It is ...

Introducing ‘Oxfam Connect’.

Monday, January 27th, 2014 Posted in Angola, Countries, English, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

Credit : Sarah Catherine Firth, in collaboration with Oxfam Connect in South Africa ”The world is changing, and with it the fight against global poverty and injustice.” The Oxfam in Southern Africa team produced this 5 minute video explaining ...

The Resource Curse: Is this the cause of growing inequality in Southern Africa?

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 Posted in Angola, English, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

Credit : Augustine Mandigora (Oxfam Regional Policy Manager: Southern Africa) & Prof. Nicholas Ngepah (Oxfam Senior Regional Research Adviser: Southern Africa) [caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Economic Inequality. Picture Credit : Oxfam"][/caption] The Oxfam Briefing Paper “Working ...

Village Savings and Loans : Bail from the poverty trap

Monday, November 11th, 2013 Posted in English, Malawi, Mozambique, Women's rights | No Comments »

Story by Daudi Kayisi/ Oxfam in Malawi. Photo Credit: Geofrey Kamanga/CRECCOM Fanny Magoli from Domazi Mulera village, was tired and frustrated with fruit and vegetable businesses which did not make any significant impact on her and her family’s ...

Mainstreaming Gender in SADC Trade Policies.

Monday, July 15th, 2013 Posted in English, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Women's rights, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="410" caption=" Women Cross Border Trade Associations representatives after a successful forum. Credit: Sifiso Maposa"][/caption] The Southern Africa Trust in collaboration with Southern Africa Cross Border Traders Association (SACBTA) supported by Oxfam has been holding talks ...

When you educate a woman, you educate a nation

Monday, May 3rd, 2010 Posted in English, Mozambique | No Comments »

By Nicole Johnston Regional Media Coordinator Oxfam GB Newspapers and blog sites in the West are full of stories about the “extended adolescence” of Generation Y – kids who live at home until their twenties, sponge off their parents, and take on ...

Where apathy is not an option …

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010 Posted in English, Mozambique | No Comments »

Improving access to basic education in Mozambique is an uphill battle. But for parents and teachers from rural towns and villages, it is a battle they are determined to win. By Nicole Johnston Regional Media Coordinator Oxfam GB The war in Mozambique may ...

The fine line between self-help and active citizenship

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 Posted in English, Mozambique | No Comments »

By Nellie Nyang'wa In the 1960s, when most African states were gaining independence from colonial powers, political leaders placed a great deal of emphasis on "self-help" as the road to development. Various structures were established to develop and implement self-help projects, ...