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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 ...

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 ...

La communauté internationale a encore, une fois de plus, échoué en Afrique de l’Ouest étant donné que les fonds de relance post Ebola annoncés ont dû mal à être tracés

Monday, February 1st, 2016 Posted in ebola, Français, Gouvernance, Guinea, Humanitaire, inégalités, Libéria, Santé, Services essentiels, Sierra Leone | No Comments »

Les dirigeants du monde ne parviennent pas à honorer leurs promesses vis-à-vis des communautés dévastées par le virus Ebola en Afrique de l'Ouest, avec 5,8 millions de dollars de fonds de relance engagés qui s’avèrent presque impossible d’être retracés, a ...

Oxfam provides additional boost to the Koinadugu district

Thursday, January 21st, 2016 Posted in English, essentials services, Health, Sierra Leone, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3287" align="alignright" width="300"] The three ambulances which presented to the District council[/caption] Oxfam in Sierra Leone has donated three new ambulances to the Koinadugu District Council. In an auspicious ceremony which was witnessed by the Deputy Minister of Health and ...

Oxfam boost Water and Sanitation facility in EducAid Secondary School inPort Loko

Friday, October 9th, 2015 Posted in ebola, Education, English, essentials services, Sierra Leone | No Comments »

Since November 2014, OXFAM has been working in Port Loko district in the Ebola emergency response programme through social mobilization and support to quarantine homes with kits and WASH needs (latrines and water for domestic use). At the peak of ...

Rainatou Sidibé, « le lait c’est ma vie »

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 Posted in Agriculture, Burkina Faso, Campagne CULTIVONS, Genre, Moyens de subsistance, Nutrition et sécurité alimentaire, Taclons la faim | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3263" align="alignleft" width="265"]  Rainatou Sidibé[/caption] 25 km, c’est la distance qui sépare Rainatou SIDIBE de son bétail durant chaque  saison pluvieuse, sensée pourtant être celle des vaches grasses au propre  comme au figuré pour les éleveurs. Un éloignement qui pèse ...

Sali Sidibé, condamnée à vivre loin de son activité principale

Friday, September 11th, 2015 Posted in Burkina Faso, Campagne CULTIVONS, Genre, Moyens de subsistance, Nutrition et sécurité alimentaire, Pastoral, Taclons la faim | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3235" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sali Sidibé[/caption] L’Etat a-t-il des fonds pour financer la promotion de l’élevage, Sali SIDIBE,  productrice de lait, ne pourrait répondre à cette question. Ce dont elle est sûre,  c’est qu’elle en a assez de la transhumance qui ...

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 ...

Enhancing sustainaible livelihoods in the midst of Ebola scourge: Oxfam gives cash grants to 1,200 affected beneficiaries

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 Posted in ebola, English, Livelihoods, Sierra Leone | No Comments »

The Ebola outbreak has adversely affected the Livelihoods of people in Sierra Leone. The long and yet to end affliction of Ebola has resulted in loss of jobs, incomes and the livelihoods of people. In rural communities where agriculture is ...