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FECCIWA engages in the implementation of the New Deal in Togo

Today, 1.5 billion people live in conflict affected and fragile states. That amounts 20% of the global population. Despite many global commitments, PEACE AND SECURITY remain a largely elusive prospect for many..... The International Dialogue on Peace building and State building (IDPs); known as the New Deal, provides a platform that enables dialogue, learning, and stimulates initiatives that seek to help build peaceful states.

Rev. Dr. Tolbert Thomas Jallah Jr. FECCIWA Secretary General,  acting as Civil Society Organizations Focal Person for the International Dialogue Processes for Togo; opens the Togolese National CSOs Platform for Peace building and State building Conference on today April 4, 2013 in Lomé, Togo. More than fifty (50) CSOs leaders, including the media participate in the open forum moderated by Hon. TChoalo, a member of the Togolese Parliament. CSOs leaders had the opportunity to do conflict analysis and gained knowledge on drivers of conflict in an effort to partnership with government in its drive toward fragility assessment.


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"Poverty is contrary to God's will for Humankind, says Nigerian Church Leader!!


The Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches in West Africa (FECCIWA) and its ecumenical partners held a symposium on "Food Security versus World Market - where is Africa heading to”?  The debate which was well attended was held on the sidelines of the 2013 World Social Forum currently taking place in Tunis.  Participants for the debate were mainly civil society representatives and religious leaders from Tunisia, Ghana, Mali, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt, Burkina Faso, Italy, France, Philippines, Spain, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Togo and Germany. The participants articulated well on issues surrounding food insecurity in Africa and possible solutions to the threatening issue of open up market in the hope that African people will benefit in order to alleviate food insecurity and poverty.


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FECCIWA Secretary General meets Government Officials in Togo

FECCIWA Secretary General, Rev. Dr. Tolbert Thomas Jallah Jr. Presenting a copy of the FECCIWA Food Campaign Framework for Action 2012-2015 to the Minister of Planning of Togo, His Exellency Mr Kokou Semodji. He was received in his office at the ministry of Planning as part of the FECCIWA Food Security Campaign and the International Dialogue for Peace building and State building. FECCIWA Secretary General seized the opportunity to call for government's supports and collaboration in the fight against hunger and extreme poverty in West Africa. Together, a prayer has been offered  for Peace and Reconciliation in Togo.


Liberian Church Leaders’ Consultation on Responsible Governance of Land Tenure in Post War – Liberia

“What affects one, affects us all. We church leaders of Liberia, will listen, take note and raise land tenure as a major concern in Liberia, as I have seen lives and properties destroyed because of land disputes. Over the past years, we have seen an increase in land conflicts between communities and investors, and it is clear that challenges are emerging.” By these words, the Rt. Rev. Dr. Jonathan B.B. Hart, Bishop of the Episcopal Church of Liberia and President of the Liberia Council of Churches, opened the three – day National Church Leaders’ Consultation on Large Scale Land Acquisitions and Responsible Governance of Land Tenure. In Liberia, around 40 per cent of the land is under concessions owned and operated by foreign companies for producing rubber, palm oil, timber or minerals for exports. Liberia is Africa’s top three when it comes to large scale land acquisitions, according to the global land matrix. 


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Prayer of the Month

Generous Giver of good gifts, Father of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ,

We thank you for the land, water and air and for all the good things you give us graciously.

We rely on you for our daily bread. Forgive our forgetfulness of your way, help us to use your gifts wisely and teach us the values of restraint, simplicity and patience.

We ask you this in the name of your son Jesus Christ.


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