#West Africa

  • Article: West African States Unite to Fight the 'Ebola' of Root Crops
    Food & Hunger

    West African States Unite to Fight the 'Ebola' of Root Crops

    July 9, 2018|Voice of America

    The viral disease could condemn millions to hunger. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Is Threatening Top Chocolate-Growing Regions, Study Says
    Environment

    Climate Change Is Threatening Top Chocolate-Growing Regions, Study Says

    By Colleen Curry|Oct. 31, 2017

    Trick or non-chocolate treat. Read more

  • Article: These Teen Girls Are Stopping Child Marriages in West Africa
    Girls & Women

    These Teen Girls Are Stopping Child Marriages in West Africa

    Oct. 27, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I think our generation has understood. Our place is not in the home, but at school." Read more

  • Article: Ending Child Marriage Could Bring $60B Annually to West and Central Africa: Report
    Girls & Women

    Ending Child Marriage Could Bring $60B Annually to West and Central Africa: Report

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 25, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Four in 10 ten girls in the region are married before the age of 18, UNICEF says. Read more

  • Article: Why You Should Think Twice About Buying Snickers, Milky Way, and Kit Kat Bars
    Environment

    Why You Should Think Twice About Buying Snickers, Milky Way, and Kit Kat Bars

    Sept. 15, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The world's biggest chocolate companies are causing major harm. Read more

  • Article: FGM Banned in 300 West African Villages in Powerful Win for Women & Girls
    Girls & Women

    FGM Banned in 300 West African Villages in Powerful Win for Women & Girls

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 21, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The practice is deeply tied to cultural beliefs. Read more

  • Article: Can Sustainable Farming Stop a Civil War? For Didier, a Refugee, It’s a Start
    Food & Hunger

    Can Sustainable Farming Stop a Civil War? For Didier, a Refugee, It’s a Start

    By Luca Powell|Nov. 4, 2016

    If you can farm through a drought, you might stop a civil war. Read more

  • Article: It’s National Chocolate Day, But Child Slavery Still Happens
    Food & Hunger

    It’s National Chocolate Day, But Child Slavery Still Happens

    By Sydney Denmark|Oct. 28, 2016

    Why we can’t forget about child labor in West Africa Read more