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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 ...

Yet EPA?

Friday, February 6th, 2015 Posted in English, GROW Campaign, Livelihoods, Niger | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3050" align="alignright" width="273"] Press conference on EPA[/caption] Having learned some ECOWAS countries have signed the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) behind closed doors in December 2015, the members of the GROW campaign in Niger held a press conference to state their ...

Des inégalités vertigineuses : le nombre de milliardaires a doublé

Friday, November 7th, 2014 Posted in inégalités, Mali, Niger, Senegal | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2903" align="alignleft" width="300"] Samira Daoud Responsable de la campagne sur les services essentiels repondant aux questions de la presse.[/caption] Dans le même temps, un million de femmes sont mortes en couches, faute de disposer des services de santé de base. Dans ...

In October … Let’s celebrate the grow week 2014 !

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 Posted in Burkina Faso, Campaigns, GROW Campaign, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal | No Comments »

From Vietnam to Guatemala through Nigeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Ghana and Dakar, members of the GROW Campaign will make the most of the International Day of Rural Women (October15th), the World Food Day  (October16th), the International Day for the Eradication ...

Capacité des pays pauvres à négocier des conditions fiscales équitables : l’expérience de l’État nigérien et de la société minière Areva

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 Posted in Gouvernance, Governance, Inégaités, Niger, Services essentiels | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2628" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Manifestation contre areva au Niger, le 21 décembre 2013 : « Areva, respecte la loi au lieu de faire la loi » (Boureima HAMA/AFP)[/caption]  Le Niger occupe la dernière position sur l'indice de développement humain des Nations ...

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 ...