We can leave this world better than we found it. In 2015, we have a unique chance to demand a better world. Our leaders will make a new global plan that could end extreme poverty for good. But only if it’s really great. Watch the video, then choose the world you want to live in.
Dear World Leaders (Cc: Everyone else), There are moments in history that become turning points. In our view, 2015 will be such a moment. It is the most important year for global decision-making since the start of the new millennium.
#Globalcitizens of the world unite – for this year we have an historic world leaders' summit and a confluence of conferences. World leaders will be deciding all our fates for us, so we need to #demandbetter from them, and remind them they work for us. Here are the key movement moments when activists must be loud and clear.
The idiom that if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again came true for Friends of the Global Fund Africa (Friends Africa) of Nigeria who finally emerged winner of the $100,000 ONE Africa Award at the third time of trying. The announcement, during a glittering ceremony that was beamed live on Africa’s biggest reality ......
Big Brother Africa, or BBA Hotshots, is now in its 9th season and is the most popular reality show on the continent. Here at ONE we're really excited to be back for the third year running as part of Charity Week.
Right now the Kenyan ambassador to the United Nations, Macharia Kamau, is one of the most important people on planet earth. He is in charge of a crucial global process that will determine a new set of goals to end extreme poverty by 2030. Take action now and tell Ambassador Kamau to make Africa proud.
Last week, we launched our pan-African campaign DO AGRIC at the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa. We’re asking millions of African citizens to come together and demand our leaders keep the promise they have made to invest 10% of budgets in agriculture, and do more to support smallholder farmers.
This is the issue of our time. 2014 has been declared the ‘Year of Agriculture & Food Security’ by the African Union. As delegates gather for the 22nd AU Summit in Ethiopia’s capital, ONE is also here to make sure they deliver for the 70% of Africans who make a living from agriculture.
Today we publish a new report, Ripe for Change: The Promise of Africa’s Agricultural Transformation. It’s a vision of what a continent-wide agricultural transformation would look like for millions of smallholder farmers, illustrated by examples of success across the continent.
New technologies and ideas – from mobile phone information systems to new crop varieties – are rapidly transforming agriculture across Africa. Yet the sector continues to be stereotyped as one synonymous with poverty and subsistence.
Last week, ONE jointly organised a two-day multilateral forum on agricultural policy with the Beninese platform of civil society (PASCiB) in Cotonou. It is not the first time that ONE and Benin have collaborated. In 2012, I had the honour to meet with Dr. Thomas Yayi Boni, then chairman of the African Union, to advocate for&......
It is 10 days since the finish of the Ultra Africa Race in Burkina Faso. I have completed many challenging desert, multi-stage races in recent years, but never has it taken this long to recover. My feet became badly blistered from the second day onwards as a result of the intense heat and roughness of…...