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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Growing Concerns over Missing Girls #BringBackOurGirls

Thursday, May 15th, 2014 Posted in Countries, English, Gender, Nigeria | No Comments »

Oxfam in Nigeria has been watching very closely the unfolding situation of the missing girls in Chibok community of Borno State. We are very disappointed that 30 days after their abduction, the girls are yet to be brought back. Our ...

Inquiétudes grandissantes sur le sort des filles disparues #BringBackOurGirls

Thursday, May 15th, 2014 Posted in English, Gender, Nigeria | No Comments »

Oxfam Nigeria suit de très près la situation concernant les jeunes filles disparues dans la communauté de Chibok, dans l'Etat de Borno. Nous sommes très déçus de constater 30 jours après leur enlèvement, que les filles n’ont toujours pas été ...

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 ...

Support African farmers and rural women NOW!

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 Posted in Campaigns, English, Food and Security, GROW Campaign, Nigeria, Senegal, Vidéos | No Comments »

Watch the clip,share, and act now for a new commitment of Maputo.

Nigeria: Oxfam au Nigeria observe la Journée internationale de la Paix avec l’Ambassadeur de GROW.

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 Posted in Agriculture, Français, Nigeria | No Comments »

  [caption id="attachment_2108" align="aligncenter" width="451"] L’ambassadeur de GROW Tuface Idibia s'adressant à la foule.                 Copyright © Oxfam Nigeria, 2013.[/caption] Abuja, 21 Septembre 2013: Comme Nelson Mandela l’a noté «L'éducation est l'arme la plus puissante que ...