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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 ...

Journée mondiale du Lait- Des mesures efficaces et adaptées doivent être prises pour développer la filière laitière locale en Afrique de l’Ouest.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 Posted in Accaparement des Terres, Agriculture, Campagne CULTIVONS, Livelihoods, Pastoralism | No Comments »

Les membres de la campagne Cultivons en Afrique de l’Ouest s’associent à tous les exploitants pastoraux et acteurs des filières laitières locales  en Afrique de l’Ouest, pour marquer la 15ème journée mondiale du lait et  faire un point sur les ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 »

Promote market based interventions in areas with vulnerable livelihoods in Niger and Liberia

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 Posted in Livelihoods | No Comments »

At the start of 2014, the highlights of our livelihoods and private sector programmes have been training activities on analysis of the value chain and mapping of markets, followed by their practical applications in the projects underway in Niger and ...

Ghana: Enhancing Livelihoods through Climate Change Adaptation Learning Project : Changing and affecting lives positively

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 Posted in English, Ghana, Livelihoods | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2084" align="aligncenter" width="570"] “ Now I use an energy saving stove which is more efficient, hygienic and faster in cooking.”    Lamisi Sandow from Sumnibomah in the East Mamprusi District[/caption] “Providing for the household for the rest of the year ...

In Nigeria, Women are honoured

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 Posted in Campaigns, English, Gender, Livelihoods, Nigeria | No Comments »

By Boyowa Roberts, Oxfam Nigeria  Gender focal coordinator,  Oxfam Female Food Hero Receives Award for Excellence in Nigeria [caption id="attachment_1704" align="alignright" width="300"] Susan Godwin receiving MAWEA award for ecxellence[/caption] On May 9th, Oxfam’s first Female Food Hero Winner, Susan Godwin, was presented with the ...

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