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Rice project beneficiary Susana Edwards, aged 50 works in her rice fieldin the Pouh Town area of Grand Gedeh county, Liberia. Credit: Kieran Doherty/Oxfam

Eradicating hunger in West Africa: learning from Brazil

Next week, see the launch of the West Africa Zero Hunger Initiative in Accra, Ghana. Here, Jérôme Gérard shares his hopes that West Africa can learn from Brazil's strategy which has seen 28 million...

Mrs Tamboura, 47 years old, taking care of her vegetable garden that provides necessary extra help to her families' diet and provides her with some cash. Kayes, Mali. Charles Bambara/ Oxfam

Hunger, violence and the butterfly effect in Mali

Until recently Mali was best known internationally for its music and fabled city of Timbuktu, but now it's making news because of conflict and political turmoil. Added to that, it is still recovering...