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Working through the Gender Lenses

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

Every Gender Sensitive Indicator is supposed to measure at least the gap between men and women; the different roles, responsibilities and access to resources of different members of society; gauge progress towards achieving gender equality goals and disaggregate data by ...

Ghana: Gender model family training

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 Posted in elcap, English, Ghana | No Comments »

Lukaya Tiah, the wife of Bawumia, affirmed that now, her husband has been helping with household chores anytime the need arises. Gender Justice remains a distant dream for the many millions of women who account for two-thirds of the world’s illiterate ...

Good Governance and Active Citizenship for Sustainable Development and Peace in West Africa: Will “the ECOWAS of Peoples” be the Answer?

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 Posted in Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, English, Ghana, Governance, Liberia, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger, Nigeria | No Comments »

 In partnership with the ECOWAS Commission and the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Senegal Oxfam organized on  28 April 2014,a seminar in Dakar on the theme “Good Governance and Active Citizenship in West Africa: will “the ECOWAS of Peoples” be the ...

Now, Memuna gets ready market for her shea butter business

Sunday, April 27th, 2014 Posted in elcap, Ghana | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2612" align="alignleft" width="378"] Memuna hopes to achieve more by involving other women in her community to explore more market links that offer competitive prices for their shea butter.[/caption] More women in the Enhancing Livelihood through Climate Change Adaptation Project (ELCAP) ...

Small holder women farmers voice out their challenges

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 Posted in English, Gender, Ghana, GROW Campaign | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2554" align="alignleft" width="528"] Over 25 women farmers across Ghana attended to the event[/caption] On 21st March 2014, GROW campaign members with support from Oxfam celebrated this year’s International Women’s Day on the theme “Everyone can be an advocate: inspiring change ...

Ghana: Celebrating Oil4agriculture campaign

Sunday, March 30th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, English, Ghana | No Comments »

Inadequate of investment in small-scale agriculture is a real problem.  While Ghana does invest in agriculture – it is one of the few countries in Africa to have met their African Union commitments to spend at least 10 percent of ...

Accra- Conférence internationale sur la justice fiscale

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 Posted in English, essentials services, Ghana | No Comments »

La conférence de 5 jours sur les Capacités de Recherche et de Plaidoyer pour une Fiscalité Équitable (CRAFT) s’est tenue à Accra du 4 au 8 février 2014. Y ont pris part, plus de 60 participants venus des affiliés d’OXFAM, des instances gouvernementales et d’organisation ...

Global Fiscal Justice Fair in Accra

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 Posted in English, essentials services, Ghana | No Comments »

The five day conference on Capacity for Research and Advocacy for Fair Taxation (CRAFT) conference was held in Accra between the 4th and 8th of February 2014. Over 60 participants from OXFAM affiliates, government representatives and Civil Society Groups from more ...

Ghana: Ministry of Food and Agriculture Awards One of ELCAP’S Project

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 Posted in Climate Change, elcap, English, Ghana | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2411" align="alignleft" width="334"] Awaal receiving her prize on the Farmers Day[/caption] The Energy Saving Stoves (ESS) may probably not be a new concept in Ghana, but the whole practice nearly got extinct from the system till the Enhancing Livelihood through ...

Celebrating Oil4Agriculture Campaign in Ghana

Thursday, December 26th, 2013 Posted in Agriculture, English, Ghana, GROW Campaign | No Comments »

Friday,December ,6, Ghana celebrated National Farmers Day and the success of the Oil4Agric campaign, which recently persuaded the Ghanaian government to invest more of its oil revenues in smallholder farming, means there is a lot to celebrate. Over a quarter of ...