Tag: West Africa


Why training rural people in West Africa in advocacy: an interview with Illia Djadi

Illia Djadi, a former BBC journalist and advocacy expert, has provided several advocacy trainings to village relays of the Watigueleya Kèlê project (Climate Resilience in West Africa). In order to provide them with advocacy skills and techniques applicable at the local level, he gave a first training to villagers from the three project countries (Mali, Guinea, Senegal) in Bandafassi in

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“Environmental change and health in West Africa – summary of thesis by Aline Desdevises, November 2021

As an intern on the research project Watigueleya Kèlê, Aline Desdevises was able to study a particular dimension of West African rural communities’ resilience facing environmental change : resilience regarding health risks and healthcare. To what extent are rural populations resilient to the deleterious effects of environmental change on their health?  The analysis mainly rests on qualitative methods (observation and

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