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World Rural Women’s Day Celebration in Ghana

Monday, November 10th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, English, Gender, Ghana, GROW Campaign | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2906" align="alignleft" width="300"] Rural women's march in Garu.[/caption] “Women are the unsung heroes in the rural areas who struggle to keep their families together and yet the only acknowledgement of their tremendous contribution is the usual ‘behind every successful man, ...

Sharing learning between LAC and West Africa

Friday, February 28th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, English, Food and Security, Let's tackle hunger | No Comments »

West Africa has launched a new initiative to eradicate hunger: The Zero Hunger Initiative - strongly inspired by over a decade of Latin America experience. We wanted to learn from Brazil and others, to make sure we engage with the ...

Centrafrique: risque de crise alimentaire avec la paralysie du commerce (ONG)

Monday, February 17th, 2014 Posted in CAR, Français | No Comments »

BANGUI, ll fév 2014 (AFP) - La fuite forcée de nombreux commerçants de Centrafrique, pour la plupart des musulmans fuyant exactions et pillages dont ils sont les cibles, "fait craindre une crise alimentaire majeure" dans le pays, ont averti mardi plusieurs organisations internationales ...

10 février : Lancement du clip vidéo “Où sont passés nos 10%” !

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 Posted in Campagne CULTIVONS, Campagnes, Français, Niger, Nigeria, Sénégal | No Comments »

Soutenez les paysans, éleveurs et femmes rurales africains MAINTENANT Regardez, partagez et AGISSEZ MAINTENANT pour un nouvel engagement de Maputo. Regarder le clip 

Can civil society influence elections? Lessons from West Africa

Thursday, December 26th, 2013 Posted in English, Sierra Leone | No Comments »

West African electoral debates tend to be based around politicians’ agendas rather than what voters see as critical priorities. However, over the past few years, West African civil society organisations (CSOs) have managed to influence electoral processes by organising national ...

Ghana: Members of grow campaign petition parliament

Thursday, December 26th, 2013 Posted in Campaigns, English, Ghana | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2274" align="alignleft" width="260"] President of peasant farmers association of ghana (PFAG) presenting petition toparliamentary[/caption] The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU), Friends of the Nation, Ghana Trade and Livelihood ...

Oxfam in Nigeria with GROW Ambassador observe International Day of Peace in Style

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 Posted in Education, English, Nigeria | No Comments »

As Nelson Mandela noted “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. It is not surprising that many years after that great icon made those words, the UN Secretary General, for the first time ...

Liberia: Nouvelle innovation, nouvelles opportunités: Histoire de Nelly Barlone

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 Posted in Français, Libéria | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2103" align="alignleft" width="355"] “La formation d’Akco Flow, une nouvelle innovation qui utilise les smartphones Android pour contrôler et transmettre des enquêtes et des données sur le terrain pour des projets d'assainissement de l'eau et d'hygiène (WASH) a ajouté une ...

Koudou du Faso 2013 : «Ne confions pas notre ventre à l’extérieur »

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 Posted in Agriculture, Français | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2091" align="alignleft" width="368"] Le chef péruvien, Flavio Solorzano en pleine démonstration avec Pris K, animatrice de Maisha TV.[/caption] Cette année j’ai participé pour la première fois à la semaine CULTIVONS au Burkina Faso. Avant d’arriver à OXFAM, j’avais beaucoup entendu ...

Seynabou, a particular candidate to the Bfem

Monday, October 28th, 2013 Posted in Education, English, Gender, Senegal | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2076" align="alignleft" width="350"] Seynabou Fall[/caption] Seynabou Fall is my cousin. This year, as thousands of young girls across Senegal, she succeeded to the third year of secondary school examination that will allow her to enter secondary cycle. However, something makes her ...