Tag: food security

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Land sold off in last decade could grow enough food to feed a billion people

An exciting new land grabs campaign was launched today across the world. The campaign, which is part of GROW, is asking the World Bank for a freeze of all large scale land deals for 6 months until...

Food Heroes 'Feed Bristol' - growing food and community spirit

Feed Bristol is empowering people to become involved in land and community again, and helping fix the food system along the way. ...

Worthing's Wonder Women

'Wow, that's pretty impressive,' I say, as restaurant owner, Clare, presents her large, locally grown organic marrow. 'Does it turn into a carriage at night?' I ask, before shaking...

Have your say: Biofuels

There's a debate raging at The Telegraph about the value and harm of using biofuel - prompted by Oxfam's new report noting that drivers will pay an extra £35 a year because of rising biofuel...

London Olympics legacy - an end to global hunger?

This week, because of your support, we made an important step. We helped get hunger and the broken food system high on the world's agenda. ...

Downing Street: End hunger

Today activists and campaigners from eight aid agencies, including Oxfam, visited Downing Street to urge world leaders to act to end hunger and malnutrition. Oxfam, Save the Children, Avaaz...

Jupiter, Musician, Democratic Republic of Congo, supporting the Sahel2012 campaign

An open letter from supporters of #Sahel2012

Visit www.sahel2012.org to find out more about the crisis in West Africa ...

The fabulous Craftivist Collective supports the Grow campaign

Who thought tomato jam could be world changing? Find out the inspiration behind the Craftivist Collective summer jam project. Watch an instruction video and check out the video of the launch...

A woman in Mauritanian Sahel shows how drought has damaged her crops

The world's leaders need to pay their fair share - tell them to act now for Sahel

"How many people have to suffer how many times before we break the cycle of hunger? We cannot prevent drought - but we can prevent food crises." - David Macdonald, Deputy Director of Oxfam...

Food heroes are serving up some local food solutions!

With Oxfam's UK Poverty Program warning of a 'perfect storm' of welfare cuts and spiralling living costs and Oxfam campaigners taking to the streets to explain why one in seven people...

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