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International community fails West Africa yet again, as pledged Ebola recovery funds prove hard to trace

Monday, February 1st, 2016 Posted in ebola, English, essentials services, Governance, Guinea, Health, Liberia, Sierra Leone | No Comments »

Global leaders are failing to honour their promises to communities devastated by Ebola in West Africa, with $5.8 billion of pledged recovery funds proving almost impossible to track, Oxfam warned today. Six months since the International Conference on Ebola Recovery in ...

24th African Union Summit: High Expectations !

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 Posted in ebola, English, essentials services, Governance, Health | No Comments »

The Heads of State and Government of the 54 Member States of the African Union are gathering this week in Addis Ababa for the 24th Ordinary Summit of the African Union. The year 2015 has been declared by the Assembly of ...

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 »

Capacité des pays pauvres à négocier des conditions fiscales équitables : l’expérience de l’État nigérien et de la société minière Areva

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 Posted in Gouvernance, Governance, Inégaités, Niger, Services essentiels | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2628" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Manifestation contre areva au Niger, le 21 décembre 2013 : « Areva, respecte la loi au lieu de faire la loi » (Boureima HAMA/AFP)[/caption]  Le Niger occupe la dernière position sur l'indice de développement humain des Nations ...

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 ...

Sécurité dans le nord du Mali

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 Posted in Gender, Governance, Mali | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2572" align="alignleft" width="384"] Oxfam et son partenaire Union Pour un Avenir Ecologique et Solidaire (UAVES) mettent en place des programmes visant l’amélioration de la sécurité alimentaire et des droits des femmes.[/caption] Dès que l’avion atterrit à Gao, je remarque les ...

Burkina Faso: “Without Oxfam I would never have achieved my dreams”, Mariam Nana, president of the women rice processors of Bagré

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 Posted in Burkina Faso, English, Governance | No Comments »

For women around the world the 8th of March is a special day, but for Mariam Nana, president of the Union Konnanet of women rice processors of Bagré, March 8th 2014 was of particular significance. Indeed, on that day she ...

New Oxfam report: “Piecing together the jigsaw: prospects for improved social relations after the armed conflict in northern Mali”.

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 Posted in Burkina Faso, Governance, Mali | No Comments »

Oxfam and WILDAF today launch a report based on a survey in June 2013 of almost 2000 people originating from the north of Mali, in order to understand the impact of conflict on social relations and the prospects for reconciliation. This ...

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.  

Oxfam in West Africa Supporting Women to Lift out of Poverty and claim for their rights

Thursday, March 8th, 2012 Posted in English, Food and Security, Gender, Governance, Uncategorized, Videos | No Comments »