Subject: food security

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South Sudanese families being pushed to the brink of hunger

Skyrocketing inflation, conflict and collapsed markets are pushing people in South Sudan to breaking point as the political deadlock enters its 16th month and families face a second 'lean season'...

Billions in “out of control” IFC investments into third-parties causing human rights abuses around the world

World Bank's private sector investment arm's portfolio in financial intermediaries grows to $36 billion in four years - three times as much as World Bank global education lending - needs...

Oxfam's response to the Labour Party's plan to reduce food poverty

Responding to the Labour Party's plan to reduce food poverty, Rachael Orr, Head of Oxfam's UK Poverty Programme, said: ...

Oxfam response to Work and Pensions Select Committee report on Benefit Sanctions

Responding to the Work and Pensions Select Committee report on Benefit Sanctions, Rachael Orr, Head of Oxfam's UK Poverty Programme, said:  ...

Yemen is on the brink of humanitarian disaster with millions of lives at risk

More than half of Yemen's population needs aid and a humanitarian crisis of extreme proportions is at risk of unfolding in the country if instability continues, Oxfam warns today. ...

Oxfam reaction to the All-party Parliamentary Inquiry into Food Poverty

In response to the All-party parliamentary inquiry into food poverty, Oxfam's Head of UK Poverty Rachael Orr said: ...

One year after UK storms, farmer from flooded Somerset village visits Bolivia with Oxfam

One year on from the extreme weather that brought havoc to the UK, farmer Liz Crew has travelled to Bolivia with Oxfam to meet farmers and families living in small rural communities who face flooding...

World trapped by 'Toxic Triangle' that puts profit for the few ahead of a sustainable future for all

People around the world are trapped in a 'toxic triangle' made up of short-term financial investors, timid governments and fossil fuel companies, which threatens to push up  global temperatures,...

South Sudan: aid agencies warn of famine next year as upsurge in fighting imminent

Agencies fear recent improvements will be wiped out as the number of severely hungry people will rise by 1 million in first three months of 2015   A group of leading aid agencies...

Oxfam Reaction to the Ban Ki-moon Climate Summit

Today, more than 120 world leaders, corporate leaders and representatives from civil society met in New York for the UN Climate Summit. Created as a platform for international and national commitments...

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