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Archive for March, 2008

Field visit in Casamance-Guinea Bissau Border

Friday, March 14th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

By Karlijn Leentvaar Regional Conflict Transformation Coordinator We began our visit with a two-hours drive from Ziguinchor. After 30 minutes the road became a pothole littered road, to turn into sand just off the main road. Enormous mango, palm and ...

Oxfam lobbying on women’s rights at the UN

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008 Posted in English, Gender | No Comments »

 Nkechi Nwankwo, West Africa Regional Gender Adviser, attending the 52nd United Nations convention on the Status of Women (CSW)  in New York from February 25 - March 7, 2008.  Her blogs share some of her experiences at the meeting. Day 1 As ...

Le haricot de El Wasta une aubaine pour la communauté

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008 Posted in Agriculture, Français | No Comments »

Dans le cadre du programme Livelihood, Oxfam intervient dans le village de Wasta dans la commune de Radhi au Hodh El Gharby.Dans ce village, Oxfam a distribué à certains ménages vulnérables, généralement dirigés par des femmes, une variété de semences ...

The Challenges of working in Kailahun

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008 Posted in English, Gender | No Comments »

Oxfam GB in Sierra Leone has been working in the remote district of Kailahun, since 2002. The staff has recognised the need for diversity and gender equality within the team structure. As Kailahun is located in a remote area, it is always a ...