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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dakar abrite la 7e édition du Forum social africain à partir de mercredi

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 Posted in Accaparement des Terres, Agriculture, Senegal | No Comments »

Dakar, 13 oct (APS) - La 7e édition du Forum social africain (FSA) aura lieu à Dakar, du mercredi 15 au dimanche 19 d’octobre, a-t-on appris des organisateurs. L’évènement débutera par une marche, mercredi à partir de 16 heures, devant la RTS. Le ...

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 ...

Senegalese government hailed the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance for its excellent tool of environmental protection and urged them to continue the struggle for climate justice.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 Posted in Campaigns, Climate Change, GROW Campaign, Senegal | No Comments »

Ms. Penda Kante Thiam who represented the Senegalese minister for environment urged the African Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) under the auspices of Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) to keep the faith and to be positive in the struggle for ...

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.

Seynabou, a particular candidate to the Bfem

Monday, October 28th, 2013 Posted in Education, English, Gender, Senegal | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2076" align="alignleft" width="350"] Seynabou Fall[/caption] Seynabou Fall is my cousin. This year, as thousands of young girls across Senegal, she succeeded to the third year of secondary school examination that will allow her to enter secondary cycle. However, something makes her ...