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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 »

Mauritanie, l’accaparement de terres facilité par le pouvoir

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 Posted in Accaparement des Terres, Bloggers in West Africa, Français, Mauritanie | No Comments »

Le 14 janvier 2014, le conseil des Ministres a attribué pas moins de 31000 ha de terres de la vallée ( dans la Moughataa de Boghé) à une firme saoudienne pour un investissement de l'ordre de1 milliard de dollars.

Access to Sanitation – Jorkpen Town Latrine

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 Posted in Bloggers in West Africa, English, Liberia, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

by Precious Dennis, Public Health Officer Liberia [caption id="attachment_1377" align="alignright" width="225" caption="Mrs. Ann Walker chairlady Jorkpen town community has 7 children thanking God for the latrine. She’’ said the latrine served 3000plus persons’’; we need another one please MCC/Oxfam!! Credit: Precious ...

Yes Sanitation and Water for All !

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 Posted in Bloggers in West Africa, Campaigns, English, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

By  Muyatwa Sitali, Advocacy Coordinator Essential Services, West Africa As I write this blog, news coming from the second High Level Meeting on Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) is that most African leaders are united in their resolve to deal ...

Food prices and food crisis

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 Posted in Bloggers in West Africa, Campaigns, Countries, English, Food and Security, Mali | No Comments »

By Brenda Bepeh and Robertetta Rose Lafiabougou market in Bamako, capital city of Mali did not strike me like a market in West Africa where I come from, I am used to rowdy, noisy, crowded markets especially the ones you find ...

A Glimpse into Liberia & Sierra Leone World Water Day Celebration

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 Posted in Bloggers in West Africa, Countries, English, Liberia, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

By Robertetta  Rose, Advocacy and Communications Coordinator Liberia WaSH Consortium World Water Day like many other global celebrations, is the day we as developmental organizations create and facilitate the process for civil society to engage government on commitments and demand basic ...

MALI: Western Sahel in Kayes Region Refuses to Give Up on Fight Against Food Insecurity

Monday, March 12th, 2012 Posted in Bloggers in West Africa, English, Food and Security, Mali | No Comments »

By Charles Bambara, Regional Media and Communication Coordinator  One of the most important districts in Malian Western Sahel is Koussané, some 50 km from the Mauritanian border with a very diverse population including Soninke, Marka, and Fulani people. The consequences of last ...

KAYES: Confronted with Food Insecurity, Women in Tanbonkané are challenging Mother Nature

Monday, March 12th, 2012 Posted in Bloggers in West Africa, Emergencies, English, Food and Security, Livelihoods, Mali | No Comments »

Tanbonkané a village in Kayes’ region at 630km from Bamako - the Malian capital, but only 60km from the Senegalese border. A village of 20 000 inhabitants, left with no harvest at all after last year’s poor rain season. To ...

Learning from the Biofil Toilet System Exploration Visit to Ghana

Monday, January 16th, 2012 Posted in Bloggers in West Africa, Countries, English, Liberia, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_1123" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Jeff Juaquallie"][/caption] From our field visit, the team learned the following: This new system eliminates the need for septic tanks in new constructions as they system is more compact. The system does not generate sludge, and requires very little ...

Visiting the Biofil Toilet System Exploration in Ghana

Monday, January 16th, 2012 Posted in Bloggers in West Africa, Countries, English, Liberia | No Comments »

A blog from Jeff Juaquallie, Programme Quality & Learning Officer Oxfam Liberia [caption id="attachment_1120" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Jeff Juaquallie"][/caption] I was part of a ten (10) people delegation made of Liberia    Government officials and Oxfam Liberia 3 staffs travelled in December 2011 to Ghana ...