Subject: food security

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Harry Potter star to see food crisis firsthand with Oxfam

This week Oxfam is taking English actress, screen writer and director Bonnie Wright out to Senegal to meet victims of the current food crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa.  ...

West Africa campaign success: Determination not dreams

"The world is full of dreams that became a reality when people had the determination to make them so." These were the words of Kristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid,...

An incredible opportunity to right wrongs in West Africa

In a world where there is enough food for everyone it is wrong that in Chad a mother has to dig up an anthill to look for grain so that she can cook a meal for her children. It is wrong that...

Sahel conference

Sahel Crisis: A crucial conference

On Monday 18 June a high level meeting on the Sahel food crisis is being held in Brussels. This is a crucial opportunity for governments to show they are giving their fair share towards the food...

Yemen on brink of hunger catastrophe [audio slideshow]

The Friends of Yemen conference taking place today offers a critical opportunity to make a difference in the lives of millions of ordinary Yemenis. Yemen is facing a severe humanitarian crisis with...

Satish Kumar supports Oxfam's GROW campaign

A former monk and long-term peace and environment activist, Satish Kumar has been helping to set the global agenda for change for over 50 years.  Satish is now supporting Oxfam to achieve our...

With food crisis on the horizon, Oxfam supports farmers and herders

Oxfam is launching programs across the Sahel, aiming to help 1 million people sustain their families and way of life. ...

Video: Thank you from East Africa

With your help, Oxfam has provided life-giving support to more than 2.8 million people across drought-stricken areas of East Africa. ...

Haiti: Two years after the quake, some change but the pace is slow

Caroline Gluck retraces her steps and finds that the challenges many people in Haiti faced in the wake of the 2010 earthquake continue to persist - as does their hope for change. ...

Smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe. Annie Bungeroth/Oxfam

From 'pay as you go' to 'share and grow' — can mobile phones help small farmers?

Small farmers produce 80% of the food consumed in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, but struggle to feed themselves. Can mobile phone technology help? ...

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