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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 ...

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 ...

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 »

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 ...

Support African farmers and rural women NOW!

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 Posted in Campaigns, English, Food and Security, GROW Campaign, Nigeria, Senegal, Vidéos | No Comments »

Watch the clip,share, and act now for a new commitment of Maputo.

Learning the Lessons in the Sahel

Friday, May 3rd, 2013 Posted in English, Food and Security, Livelihoods, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Tchad | No Comments »

  By Elise Ford, Oxfam Humanitarian Campaign Manager

Learning the Lessons: Why is change NOT happening in the response to hunger crises?

Friday, April 19th, 2013 Posted in English, Food and Security, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Tchad | No Comments »

I know I go on all the time about ‘how change happens’, but often in development the important question is ‘why doesn’t change happen?’, and we need to get better at answering it. On Tuesday Oxfam published Learning the lessons, an analysis ...

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 ...

Susan Godwin Female Food Hero Award Winner attends the world Food prize Tour and Google Talk in the US

Thursday, December 20th, 2012 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, Climate Change, English, Food and Security, Gender, GROW Campaign, Livelihoods, Nigeria, Uncategorized | No Comments »

By Tomi Ademokun, Campaigns Manager, Nigeria Mrs Susan Godwin, the first price Female Food Hero awards winner was nominated to attend the World Food Price and Oxfam side events in the US between 6thand 22 October 2012.  Different activities were lined ...

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.