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Jacky Repila

Jacky Repila

Jacky is an Oxfam Programme Learning Advisor, she collaborates with colleagues around the world to generate, capture and share learning from their project and programme experience.Jacky previously worked on Raising Her Voice, OGB’s global women’s political participation programme, and is currently supporting the Roots Lab pilot in Lebanon to learn about what it takes to support social change processes driven by young women activists.Prior to joining Oxfam, Jacky was at Christian Aid as Senior Capacity Building Officer and 6 years as Programme Manager supporting the partnerships and programmes in West Africa.

Food fair held alongside the food security conference Credit: Oxfam

Influencing for food security in the South Caucasus


Food & livelihoods, Food security, General, Influencing 0 Comments

What strategies can be used to raise the voices of smallholder farmers so that food security policies reflect their needs? Shekhar Anand and Jacky Repila share learning from Oxfam’s national influencing work in the South Caucasus. Small holder farmers are some of the people most vulnerable to food insecurity in the South Casucasus. In Georgia 63 per cent of all …

Mapping networks

What makes networks tick? Learning from (a lot of) experience

Innovation 0 Comments

When are networks the right response to a development challenge (as opposed to a monumental talking shop and more hot air than action)?  Andrew Wells-Dang, Stéphanie de Chassy, Benoit Trudel, Jan Bouwman and Jacky Repila set out some ideas. orking with and as a part of networks is an inescapable part of today’s interconnected world – and increasingly of Oxfam’s …