climate change

In Ouagadougou, people marched for climate justice as COP26 was taking place in Glasgow. Credit: Gery Barbot/ Oxfam
The year 2021 is ending with its share of challenges for the people of West Africa : insecurity, climate change, the food crisis, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lack of commitment from governments to reduce inequality which has widened the gap between the richest people and the rest...
Crédit : Pablo Tosco/Oxfam
To respond to the growing crises, it is urgent that the Sahelian states and the international community commit themselves to making the fight against inequalities a priority.
Although Kadidiatou is a milk producer, she can't fulfill the needs of her children. Credit: Géry Barbot/Oxfam
On this World Food Day, we alert on the unprecedented food and nutritional challenges that continue to face West Africa at the end of the lean season.
Drought in Mauritania. Credit: Sylvain Cherkaoui/Oxfam
Fight carbon emissions and inequalities.
A women on the move. Credit: Pablo Tosco / Oxfam
Human mobility and resilience in the Sahel, challenges and opportunities.
Joshua entretient les panneaux solaires du nouveau système d'irrigation à Kpatua au Ghana., une initiative d'Oxfam.
Oxfam s’engage aux côtés de ses partenaires et de la société civile ouest-africaine pour promouvoir des modèles de développement et des économies sobres en carbone, et renforcer la résilience des communautés vulnérables face au changement climatique.
Farmers are walking through a nursery in Nigeria to collect Moringa plants that will help fight the effects of climate change.
The current global crisis offers unprecedented opportunities to build more future-oriented, united, and ecological societies.
Peter Akmtter is a construction worker on one of the high-rise buildings shooting up in Ghana’s capital, Accra. He and many of the workers live with their families in makeshift houses on or close to the building-sites. Photo: Lotte Ærsøe/Oxfam
Oxfam in West Africa, July 9, 2019 - Oxfam's Commitment to Reduce Inequality (CRI) Index shows that West African governments are the least engaged across the continent in terms of reducing inequality. If they do nothing to radically strengthen their commitment to reduce inequality, the crisis is...
Fatoumata, a women herder in Burkina Faso, fights daily against the effects of climate change and imports of milk powder which reduce the demand for her local milk. Credit: Pablo Tosco / Oxfam
Oxfam in West Africa, 3 July 2019. As massacres and violence intensify in the Sahel, so does the urgency of a response from the states of the region and the international community that prioritizes the fight against inequality.
All West African countries are among the 30 poorest in the world (except Ghana)
Oxfam in West Africa, Dec. 9, 2019 – All West African countries, with exception of Ghana, are among the 30 poorest countries in the world, according to the latest Human Development Report (HDR) which this year focuses on inequality.
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