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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 ...

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 ...

Soutenir les luttes paysannes d’Afrique de l’Ouest pour accélérer la transformation de l’agriculture familiale et de l’élevage en 2015 avec ECOWAP+10

Friday, April 17th, 2015 Posted in Agriculture, Burkina Faso, Français, Genre, Ghana, Let's tackle hunger, Livelihoods, Mauritanie, Moyens de subsistance, Niger, Nigeria, Nutrition et sécurité alimentaire, Pastoral, Sénégal, Taclons la faim | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3102" align="alignleft" width="300"] CULTIVONS soutient les Luttes Paysannes[/caption] CULTIVONS[1] en Afrique de l’Ouest se joint à la mobilisation du 17 avril, journée mondiale des luttes paysannes lancée par Via Campesina[2], et soutient les différentes initiatives prises dans les pays de ...

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. ...

Sharing learning between LAC and West Africa

Friday, February 28th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, English, Food and Security, Let's tackle hunger | No Comments »

West Africa has launched a new initiative to eradicate hunger: The Zero Hunger Initiative - strongly inspired by over a decade of Latin America experience. We wanted to learn from Brazil and others, to make sure we engage with the ...

Farmers feed me………But who’s feeding the farmers?

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, English, Food and Security, Gender, GROW Campaign, Let's tackle hunger, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Videos | No Comments »

‘Farmers feed me......but who’s feeding the farmers?’ This is an outcry of GROW campaign members for a recognition of the role and the potential of family farms. In West Africa, there is this long standing debate on the agricultural development model ...

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 ...