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The Power of People Against Poverty – Oxfam

Monday, September 15th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Bloggers in West Africa, Campaigns, CAR, Climate Change, Countries, ebola, Education, elcap, Emergencies, English, essentials services, Food and Security, Gender, Governance, GROW Campaign, Health, Land Grabbing, Livelihoods, Media Coverage, Pastoralism, Picture Gallery, Private Sector, Videos, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

US – Africa leaders summit-Open letter to President Obama

Monday, August 4th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, English, GROW Campaign, Land Grabbing | No Comments »

Dear President Obama,  We, the Coalition of Non-State Actors (NSA) involved in the grassroots implementation of the Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP), applaud the initiative your Government took to organise the first US-Africa Leaders Summit. We are confident that most ...

Oxfam’s work in Nigeria

Thursday, December 13th, 2012 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, Climate Change, English, Food and Security, Gender, Governance, GROW Campaign, Land Grabbing, Livelihoods, Nigeria | No Comments »

  This is an Oxfam documentary revealing our interventions in Nigeria and explaining the benefits of the Single Management Structure.  

Act 4 Africa – A Song for the last Famine in Africa

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, English, GROW Campaign, Land Grabbing, Let's tackle hunger, Livelihoods, Nigeria | No Comments »

Three of Nigeria's well known musicians--Lami Phillips, Sound Sultan and Africa’s finest 2Face have collaborated to put out  this single titled Act 4 Africa  to raise awareness on the importance of addressing Africa's food security crisis. The trio have pooled together ...

A Round Up Of the GROW Campaign Launch in West Africa

Friday, June 3rd, 2011 Posted in Accaparement des Terres, Campagne CULTIVONS, Campaigns, Changement Climatique, English, GROW Campaign, Land Grabbing, Nigeria | No Comments »

June 1st 2011 marked the launch of Oxfam's new Global Campaign : GROW or CULTIVONS. The launch was done in Abuja, Ouagadougou, Accra and Dakar. Below is a slideshow of the Launch in different locations in the region.

Land Grabbing in Ghana

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 Posted in English, Ghana, GROW Campaign, Land Grabbing | No Comments »

ActionAid Ghana in collaboration with Food Security Policy Advocacy Network (FoodSPAN) conducted a rapid appraisal of a landgrabbing spree by Scanfuel Company at Agogo in the Asante Akim North Municipality, Ashanti Region. This was a follow up action to an ...

Nigeria: Land Grabbing, Small Scale Farmers and Food Security

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 Posted in Agriculture, Climate Change, English, GROW Campaign, Land Grabbing, Nigeria | No Comments »

By Adeola Soetan Land grabbing in the conventional meaning of the concept has not become a major problem in south western part of Nigeria. This is because cases of foreign investors or multinational agric-business organizations coming to take over farmland for ...

The Great Africa Land Rush

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 Posted in English, Land Grabbing | No Comments »

By Drew Hinshaw A Story on land grabbing quoting Lamine Ndiaye, Pan Africa Head of Economic Justice KEUR MOUSSA, Senegal -- Hours into the interior of this agrarian nation sits a cabbage, onion, sorghum, and lettuce field the size of Gibraltar that ...