Tagged: West Africa

Video
See video

African artists are calling on the African Heads of State to keep their promises and invest at least 10% of their national budget in agriculture.

Video
See video

African artists, including Oxfam Global Ambassador Baaba Maal, are calling on the African Heads of State to keep their promises made in 2003 Maputo to spend at least 10% of their national budget on agriculture.

Video
See video

'Farmers feed us... but who's feeding the farmers?' This is an outcry of GROW campaign members for a recognition of the role and the potential of family farms.

Press Release
Malian refugees arriving in Fassala camp. Photo: Oxfam

The aid effort to help over 147,000 Malian refugees could be overwhelmed as conflict escalates, unless there is a significant shift in the way aid operations are carried out.

Press Release
Malian woman at the Mentao Nord camp in Burkina Faso. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

International aid agency Oxfam is extremely concerned that the recent intensification of fighting in Mali, which includes the intervention of French military, could worsen restrictions on humanitarian access and lead to a significant increase the humanitarian needs of populations across the country and in neighboring states.

Press Release
Etta Brahim Senussi and her family, struggle to cope.Chad. Photo:Andy Hall/Oxfa

Donors attending Monday’s pledging conference in Brussels must address a massive funding shortfall – over $900 million - on work needed to tackle the food crisis in the Sahel.

Press Release

Estimates of people in need of assistance in the Sahel increases to over 11 million people, as agency warns humanitarian efforts need to be stepped up in the coming weeks.

Syndicate content