Tag: food security

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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.  ...

Oxfam reaction following US Department of Agriculture’s announcement on crop production

In response to the US Department of Agriculture Crop Report yesterday, Oxfam's head of advocacy for the GROW campaign Colin Roche said: ...

Radio DJ Sara Cox ‘does a Delia’ hosting a pop up supper for Oxfam

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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" ...

This Ramadan break the fast with Palestinian dates

Muslim families can make a huge difference to impoverished communities in the occupied Palestinian territory this Ramadan by buying Fair Trade dates grown by Palestinian farmers. Oxfam, MADE in Europe...

Yemen food crisis: people left without aid as funding fails to arrive

Tens of thousands of people will be left without aid in Yemen's hunger crisis unless more money is urgently given to the aid effort, Oxfam and Islamic Relief warned today.  Nearly a quarter...

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,...

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