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Archive for March, 2012

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 ...

En parler c’est bien, y croire et agir est encore mieux : le personnel d’Oxfam au Niger célèbre la Journée Internationale de la Femme

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 Posted in bloggers Afrique de l’Ouest, Français, Genre, Niger | No Comments »

Par Ibrahim Weifane et Joumana, Oxfam au Niger Cette année, les activités organisées par Oxfam au Niger visaient la sensibilisation spécifique des 80 employés, hommes et femmes, du bureau de Niamey. Des activités à caractère tantôt ludique, tantôt sérieux ont permis ...

Education, peace, food and water: A mosaic of tales from Niger – Part 2

Saturday, March 17th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

By Muyatwa Sitali, Coordinator Essential Services [caption id="attachment_1284" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Refugee Camp"][/caption] After the prayers, we return to the refugee camp. I am still contemplating on the reality of life and wondering just when mankind will stop thinking of conflict as a ...

Education, peace, food and water: A mosaic of tales from Niger – Part 1

Saturday, March 17th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

By Muyatwa Sitali, Advocacy Coordinator Essential Services As I prepare to leave Niger later today, I reflect on the 10 days I have spent in this country full of wonderful people. Images of what I have seen and experienced fly through ...

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 ...

Finding Your Passion

Monday, March 12th, 2012 Posted in English, Gender, Nigeria | No Comments »

By Brenda Ogosi-Bepeh, Campaigns and Communication Coordinator, Nigeria [caption id="attachment_1255" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Ambassador Nkoyo Toyo Speaking to student and Partners during the lunch talk"][/caption] ‘’When you have a passion and pursue it, you stand out, be ready to drive, push, ...

Oxfam in West Africa Supporting Women to Lift out of Poverty and claim for their rights

Thursday, March 8th, 2012 Posted in English, Food and Security, Gender, Governance, Uncategorized, Videos | No Comments »

Here Comes the Nigeria Female Food Hero

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, English, Nigeria | No Comments »

By Brenda Ogosi-Bepeh, Campaigns and Communication Coordinator Nigeria It was a celebration galore for Small Scale farmers in Abuja yesterday where six of them were presented with awards of excellence and in recognition of their contribution to feeding Nigerians during the ...