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Archive for April, 2011

Ghana: seeking fairer health care for all

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 Posted in Campaigns, Countries, English, Ghana, Governance, Health | No Comments »

Rosemary Akolaa explains why Ghana still has a long way to go to make health care fair for all its citizens. Last month saw Oxfam’s country team in Ghana and our partners launch a major new report on Ghana's health care system.  After ...

The Great Africa Land Rush

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 Posted in English, Land Grabbing | No Comments »

By Drew Hinshaw A Story on land grabbing quoting Lamine Ndiaye, Pan Africa Head of Economic Justice KEUR MOUSSA, Senegal -- Hours into the interior of this agrarian nation sits a cabbage, onion, sorghum, and lettuce field the size of Gibraltar that ...

Stories of Internal Displaced People in Man Cote d’Ivoire

Monday, April 18th, 2011 Posted in Cote d'Ivoire, English | No Comments »

These testimonies are gathered By Charles Bambara Regional Media Officer 11 April 2011BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Man is the main City in the Mountains region in North West of Côte-d’Ivoire at 200km from the Liberian borders. From end of March with ...

FIN DE LA TOURNEE D’EVALUTATION DANS L’OUEST IVOIRIEN

Monday, April 18th, 2011 Posted in Cote d'Ivoire, English | No Comments »

Par Charles Bambara Regional Media Officer L’équipe d’experts d’Oxfam, après une tournée d’une semaine dans l’ouest de la Cote d’Ivoire, achève bientôt sa mission. De nombreux villages et villes ont été visités par cette équipe composée de spécialistes d’eau, assainissement, hygiène, ...

Nigerian Small-scale farmers Excel

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, English, Nigeria, SLISSFAN | No Comments »

By Jamillah Mwanjisi-Campaigns Manager-OGB Nigeria When you speak to 50-year old Dorcas Awa from Makurdi, Benue State in North Central part of Nigeria, you will not fail to notice the excitement in her voice as she describes her recent success in ...

This new water pump has saved our community from water related diseases

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 Posted in Countries, English, Sierra Leone, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

Mamie Amara is from the Gbandiwullo village in Kailahun Sierra Leone where Oxfam is supporting a public health and hygiene project. In this video she is showing their community water point and explaining the health problem her community used ...