Subject: food security

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UN Calls for Action on Food Prices - Oxfam Reaction

Responding to the statement from World Food Programme, International Fund for Agricultural Development and Food and Agriculture Organisation today which calls for urgent political action to avert...

Oxfam reaction to World Bank food price report

Colin Roche of Oxfam said: "Today's World Bank report that the price of maize and soybeans reached a record peak in July is yet another alarm bell for governments that action on food...

Oxfam reaction to Glencore Director saying the US drought is good for business

Jodie Thorpe, spokesperson for Oxfam's Food Justice GROW Campaign said: "Unguarded comments from one of Glencore's top brass give us a rare glimpse into the little-known...

Charities call for end to global hunger as greatest Olympic legacy

Britain's leading aid and development charities have welcomed the progress made at Prime Minister David Cameron's Olympics Hunger Event, and urged world leaders to keep the global food crisis...

Oxfam reaction to today's FAO food price index figures - up 6% from June

Background: Today's FAO Food Price Index is up 6% from June. The index is now around the same peak as the 2008 crisis that provoked food riots in many countries, although still below its historic...

Millions more will go hungry as world struggles to respond to unprecedented food crises and sharply rising prices

PM's hunger summit welcome & should kick start reforms to end "scandal" of a billion hungry people - "we cannot keep relying on humanitarian agencies to pick up the pieces" ...

Women's consumer power is key ingredient to ensure food for all, says Oxfam

A new report by Oxfam, published today, argues that harnessing the "immense consumer power" of women around the world can help ensure everyone has enough to eat. Currently,...

Somalia: Oxfam warns that “deepening emergency” may be two months away

One year after the declaration of famine in Somalia, a quarter of the country’s population is still surviving on humanitarian aid and more than a million people could fall back into...

One year on, South Sudan falters under failing economy

Skyrocketing fuel and food prices deepen humanitarian crisis as country teeters on economic meltdown ...

UN Zero Hunger challenge offers ray of hope in fight against hunger

International agency Oxfam today welcomed the announcement by the UN Secretary General to create a global Zero Hunger Challenge to eliminate hunger and ensure that everyone everywhere has enough...

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