Small-scale farming

The fisheries sector  serves as the main occupation for a lot of women and men in the coastal communities of Ghana. Credit: Naana Nkansah Agyekum/Oxfam
Writen by: Naana Nkansah Agyekum, Media and Communications Lead, Oxfam in Ghana The occupation is often seen as a male dominated area. But a closer look at Ghana's fisheries sector reveals that women play a huge role in making fishing the economic engine of Ghana's coastal communities, where 10...
Visual of the campaign against inequality in Burkina Faso
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Although Kadidiatou is a milk producer, she can't fulfill the needs of her children. Credit: Géry Barbot/Oxfam
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Victoria Banks lutte pour la survie de sa famille au Libéria. Crédit : Zwannah Kimber
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African Women's Day: the solutions of 7 West African organizations to 7 realities lived by women in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis
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FACT N°1 – Women face disruption to their economic activities
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Oxfam in West Africa, April 21, 2020. COVID-19: 50 million people threatened by hunger in West Africa.
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.
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The current global crisis offers unprecedented opportunities to build more future-oriented, united, and ecological societies.
We call on world leaders to #CancelTheDebt in developing countries to fight the coronavirus.
Our teams are mobilized on the ground and are working around the clock to adapt our programs to ensure safe humanitarian access and protect the poorest and more vulnerable from COVID-19.


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