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Nourricières sans droit à la terre

Friday, September 11th, 2015 Posted in Agriculture, Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso, Campagne CULTIVONS, Gender, Genre, GROW Campaign, Inégaités, Let's tackle hunger, Taclons la faim | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3225" align="alignleft" width="325"] Salimata Koné[/caption] Les  femmes au Burkina Faso  représentent 65 % des producteurs agricoles  et assurent plus de 60%  de l’agriculture nationale. Pourtant, elles n’ont  droit ni à la terre ni aux intrants  ou tout au moins leur ...

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 ...

World Rural Women’s Day Celebration in Ghana

Monday, November 10th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, English, Gender, Ghana, GROW Campaign | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2906" align="alignleft" width="300"] Rural women's march in Garu.[/caption] “Women are the unsung heroes in the rural areas who struggle to keep their families together and yet the only acknowledgement of their tremendous contribution is the usual ‘behind every successful man, ...

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 ...

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 ...

2 millions of voices to support African agriculture!

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, English, GROW Campaign, Let's tackle hunger | No Comments »

From June 20 to 27, 2014, the African Union's Heads of State and Government will meet, in Malabo, to discuss on agriculture and food security in Africa. This summit will be an opportunity to review the 2003 commitments for agriculture. ...

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 ...

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 ...