Tag: food security

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People in eastern Congo forced to fund the war that destroys their lives, says Oxfam

Communities in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are being preyed on mercilessly by rebel groups and local militias, as well as their own government's troops and officials, in a vicious...

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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...

Efforts to end global hunger are “flat-lining”, warns Oxfam, as UN figures show 870 million are still going short of food each day

Rising food prices and increased frequency of humanitarian crises may entrench hunger long term The international aid agency, Oxfam, has warned that efforts to bring an end...

Oxfam reaction to new global hunger figures released today

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IMF and World Bank must support poor countries facing food price volatility and Euro crisis

The World Bank and IMF must step up their support for developing countries who are struggling with spiking food prices along with the fallout from Europe's fiscal crisis, international agency...

New survey reveals Somalia’s food crisis remains critical and likely to worsen in coming months

A new survey of people across 40 regions of Somalia by international agency Oxfam has found that water and food shortages are at critical levels and likely to deteriorate in parts of the country...

Hunger crisis threatens to derail Yemen's development and stability, aid agencies warn

Humanitarian response still severely under-funded despite billions promised The hunger crisis in Yemen, which affects almost one out of every two Yemeni citizens, and is putting nearly one million children...

Oxfam reaction to publication of Climate Vulnerability Monitor

Responding to the release of the second Climate Vulnerability Monitor report on the side-lines of the UN General Assembly today, Jeremy Hobbs, Executive Director of Oxfam International said:  ...

EU Energy Ministers fail to go public on disastrous impact of biofuels policy on the world’s poor

In reaction to today's EU Energy Ministers' statement on their debate about Europe's post 2020 renewable energy strategy, Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam's EU office, said: ...

Using crops for fuel not food is driving up prices and risking hunger for millions, warns Oxfam

Oxfam is calling on the UK government to push for the scrapping of European biofuel targets at a meeting of EU Energy Ministers today.  ...

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