Subject: food security

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Oxfam reaction to European Commission’s report on impact of EU biofuels policy on food and land rights

Today, the European Commission published its first Communication on the impact of EU biofuels policy on food security and land rights in developing countries. The publication of this report coincides...

North Mali: alarming humanitarian situation following months of hardship

A serious food security crisis is developing in the Gao region of northern Mali due to a shortage of cereals on the market, rocketing food prices and restricted access, warned international aid agency...

Hunger is the new normal in Yemen’s forgotten crisis, Oxfam warns

Millions still waiting for aid despite generous pledges Hunger is becoming a normal part of everyday life in Yemen as nearly half of the population sinks into debt to feed their...

Oxfam: Veil of secrecy hides human cost behind top food and drinks companies supply chains

A British food giant, owner of brands including Silverspoon, Amoy and Kingsmill is keeping consumers in the dark about how it does its business and failing to ensure suppliers meet the ethical standards...

Northern Mali: food and fuel in short supply as stocks looted and traders fail to return

In areas of northern Mali the price of food and fuel is rocketing as supplies start to dry up after looting following recent military operations, and with traders who have fled the area failing to...

Oxfam: Unpaid corporate tax could solve global hunger with money to spare

Oxfam today reveals that less than a third of the money that developing countries lose to corporate tax dodgers would be enough to end global hunger.  The international agency is calling...

Families in northern Mali fear running out of food supply

Latest estimates indicate that household food stocks in and around Gao will only last few weeks Most markets and shops are closed, food supplies severely disrupted and stocks low ...

100 Major Charities Launch Joint Campaign to Tackle Hunger Trap

Hunger and malnutrition in childhood will trap almost a billion young people in poverty by 2025, according to a major new campaign, launched today by Britain's leading development charities and...

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Working on global hunger with the Board of Deputies of British Jews

We are pleased to be working with the  Board of Deputies of British Jews and other organisations  on the issue of global hunger. We look forward to working together to forge a new alliance...

Oxfam statement on joint initiative with the Board of Deputies of British Jews

Oxfam is very positive about the prospect of working in partnership with the Board of Deputies of British Jews on the issue of global hunger and the need to address a crisis that has its roots in...

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