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Archive for October, 2008

Liberia Government Encourages Resource Mobilisation for WASH (Water Sanitation and Hygiene)

Friday, October 17th, 2008 Posted in English, Health, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Global Hand washing Day Celebration Wednesday, October 15, 2008, the first ever-Global Hand washing Day (GHD) was celebrated in Liberia and 75 other countries around the world. Various partners in Liberia, led by the Ministries of Education and Health & Social ...

Food Crisis : Ten Measures to Make a Difference

Thursday, October 16th, 2008 Posted in Agriculture, English | No Comments »

  The Oxfam International briefing paper is based on case studies about the impact of the Food crisis on poor people.The paper is proposing  the following 10 measures if adapted to the local context, could make a huge difference to ...

Launching the Oxfam International Briefing Paper on Food Prices – 16th October

Thursday, October 16th, 2008 Posted in Agriculture, English | No Comments »

The World Food Day was a great Opportunity for Oxfam International in West Africa to launch the Briefing Paper Double-Edged Prices. In Senegal, Oxfam International organised in partnership with GCAP a debate on the food crisis with members of civil ...

West Africa must learn lessons from food price crises

Thursday, October 16th, 2008 Posted in Agriculture | No Comments »

Small farmers in West Africa have not benefited from higher food prices, thanks in part to flawed trade and agricultural polices that have made them vulnerable and weakened their positions in markets, said international agency Oxfam in a new report ...