Subject: food security

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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...

Aubrey Wade/Oxfam

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...

Aubrey Wade/Oxfam

European Commission caves into pressure from the biofuels lobby, says Oxfam

The European Commission has watered down draft legislation on biofuels as a result of pressure from the biofuels lobby warned Oxfam today.  The draft legislation published today marks...

Welsh mum stars in Oxfam fundraising campaign to show supporters how donations are spent

Oxfam is today launching the latest phase of its groundbreaking fundraising campaign 'See For Yourself', starring mum-of-five, Abbie Viveash (48) from South Wales. The campaign aims to show...

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