Subject: food security

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World’s biggest food and drink companies are improving their policies in developing countries following public pressure

The top 10 food and drink companies in the world have improved their social and environmental policies due to public pressure over the past year, Oxfam reveals today. ...

Time running out to help rice farmers in areas of the Philippines devastated by typhoon Haiyan

Millions of people in the Philippines will go hungry in the coming months if rice farmers don't receive urgent assistance after typhoon Haiyan wiped out a third of the countries rice growing...

New FAO hunger figures: Oxfam warns of alarmingly slow progress in fight against hunger

New estimates today from the Food and Agriculture Organisation which show that the number of hungry people has gone down by 26 million in the last year is good news but highlight that the fight against...

Food prices squeezing poor people and driving social change by stealth

A new era of high and volatile food prices goes beyond affecting what people can afford to eat and is causing life-changing shifts in society, experts warn today.  The report,...

It’s power and politics, stupid

Oxfam calls for radical change in way world deals with ever increasing numbers of people at risk of calamity   Governments and aid agencies have to tackle the politics and power...

Oxfam response to FEWSNET report that estimates 260,000 people died in the Somalia 2010/11 famine

Responding to Thursday's FEWSNET report that estimates 260,000 people died in the Somalia 2010/11 famine, Oxfam's Country Director for Somalia, Senait Gebregziabher said:  ...

Oxfam response to announcement that UK Government will host a high-level summit on nutrition and growth

In response to the announcement that Britain will co-host a high level international meeting: 'Nutrition for Growth: Beating Hunger through Business and Science' Oxfam's head of UK Government...

Northern Mali will descend to emergency levels of food insecurity in less than two months if the security situation and humanitarian access to vulnerable communities do not improve

Northern Mali will descend to emergency levels* of food insecurity in less than two months if the security situation and humanitarian access to vulnerable communities do not improve, warned four...

Oxfam and Coldplay Fans Come Together as Part of Global Campaign

Today Oxfam releases a pioneering campaigning film in which thousands of Coldplay fans, and famous faces including singer songwriter Ed Sheeran, actor Dominic Cooper and rock band Wolf Gang, share...

Radical shift needed to tackle hunger in the Sahel

  In a new report published today, international agency Oxfam says that the aid community needs to fundamentally change the way it deals with food crises in the region and help communities...

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