West African Journey

BBC News Africa - reliable news for all of Africa

WOYAA - African countries on the internet

Above all, we appreciate our time in the Peace Corps for getting us to West African to begin with. Returned Volunteers, we hope that you appreciate the National Peace Corps Assoc. The webmaster is happy to be a member of the Heart of Texas Peace Corps Association.

The Joko Project is a non-profit initiative initiated by Youssou Ndour to build Internet access centers, a cultural content website, and an online community for Senegalese people.

AJED - L'association des  Jeunes pour l'Education et le Dévelopment - a development organization which also organises workcamps and long-term volunteer opportunities

Don't miss National Geographic's 8/99 cover story on Global Culture.

Tourism, like any industry, uses resources, generates wastes and creates environmental, cultural and social costs and benefits in the process.  Read more about sustainable tourism in this United Nations forum.

Deforestation attributes to the growth of the Sahara Desert southward into the populated areas of West Africa.  Read about recent research done by America's own NASA.

Some of the people and places that we know and love.... Austin360
or for a simpler Austin index, try Austinlinks.com.

World travelers, and especially Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, check out the links on this page.

Even in West Africa, refugees need UN support

Lovers of West African food, browse here.

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