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“My land, my life,” spoke out the Rural Women of West Africa

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 Posted in Agriculture, Burkina Faso, Climate Change, Cote d'Ivoire, English, Food and Security, Ghana, Guinea, Let's tackle hunger, Liberia, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tchad | No Comments »

Press release March 8, 2016- On March 8th 2012 International Women's Day was dedicated to rural women’s empowerment in their role in poverty, development and hunger alleviation. Few years later, it is now obvious that challenges previously identified remain an issue! Particularly ...

« Ma terre, ma vie », clament les Femmes Rurales de l’Afrique de l’Ouest

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 Posted in Accaparement des Terres, Agriculture, Burkina Faso, Campagne CULTIVONS, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tchad | No Comments »

Communique de presse Le 8 mars 2012, le thème de la journée internationale de la femme était dédié à autonomiser les femmes rurales pour éradiquer la faim et la pauvreté. Quelques années plus tard, force est de constater que les défis ...

Les multinationales escroquent l’Afrique de milliards de dollars

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 Posted in A egalite, Burkina Faso, Campaigns, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tchad | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3144" align="alignleft" width="300"] Justice fiscale[/caption] Dans son rapport « L’essor africain, réservé à une minorité », publié aujourd’hui, Oxfam révèle qu’en 2010, l’Afrique a été escroquée de 6 milliards de dollars rien qu’avec l’un des procédés mis en œuvre par les multinationales pour ...

Oxfam calls on African leaders to make tax top of the agenda at July UN Financing for Development Conference

Friday, May 29th, 2015 Posted in A egalite, Burkina Faso, Campaigns, Cote d'Ivoire, Countries, English, essentials services, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger, Nigeria | No Comments »

In response to discussions on financing Africa’s development at the African Development Bank 2015 Annual Meetings this week in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, Vanessa Inko-Dokubo, Oxfam’s Senior Policy Advisor said: “The international tax system is broken and unfair. Africa and other developing ...

Supporting the West African peasant struggle to accelerate transformation of family farming and livestock in 2015 with ECOWAP + 10

Friday, April 17th, 2015 Posted in Burkina Faso, English, Food and Security, Gender, Ghana, GROW Campaign, Let's tackle hunger, Livelihoods, Mauritanie, Niger, Nigeria, Pastoralism, Senegal | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3102" align="alignright" width="300"] GROW supports Peasants Struggle[/caption] GROW[1] in West Africa celebrates the International Day of Peasant Struggle launched by Via Campesina[2], on 17th April 2015, and supports the various initiatives in the countries of the sub-region. 2015 is a pivotal ...

My Tax, My Voice, My Share: Deepening Social Accountability and Active Citizenship in Local Governance

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 Posted in Campaigns, English, Ghana | No Comments »

There is growing recognition both among governments, donors and civil society that citizens and communities have an important role to play with regard to enhancing accountability of public officials, reducing corruption and leakage of funds and improving public service delivery. ...

World Rural Women’s Day Celebration in Ghana

Monday, November 10th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, English, Gender, Ghana, GROW Campaign | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2906" align="alignleft" width="300"] Rural women's march in Garu.[/caption] “Women are the unsung heroes in the rural areas who struggle to keep their families together and yet the only acknowledgement of their tremendous contribution is the usual ‘behind every successful man, ...

Ghana: Les Partenaires et les Institutions de l’Etat formés sur l’approche EPCV/ERV

Friday, August 8th, 2014 Posted in Ghana | No Comments »

L'adoption d'une approche plus proactive plutôt que réactive de la catastrophe semble être le message qui a retenti quand Oxfam au Ghana avec des partenaires et d'autres institutions nationales, y compris l'Organisation Nationale de Gestion des Catastrophes (NADMO), le Service ...

Ghana: PCVA/ VRA Training for Partners and Government Institutions

Friday, August 8th, 2014 Posted in English, Ghana | No Comments »

Adopting a more proactive approach to disaster rather than a reactive one seems to be the message that was re-echoed when Oxfam in Ghana with partners and other national institutions including National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Ghana National Fire Service ...

Ghana : Agir Sous Une Optique de Genre

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 Posted in English, Ghana | No Comments »

Tout Indicateur Sensible au Genre est supposé mesurer au moins l'écart entre hommes et femmes; les différents rôles et responsabilités et l'accès aux ressources des différents membres de la société; jauger les avancées dans la réalisation des objectifs liés à ...