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Oxfam reaction to the FAO Food Price Index

The Food and Agricultural Organisation's Food Price Index has today revealed that global food prices have remained at peak levels. In response, Oxfam's head of advocacy for the GROW campaign...

Food price spikes will get worse as extreme weather caused by climate change devastates food production - Oxfam

New research shows that the full impact of climate change on future food prices is being underestimated, according to international agency Oxfam. Oxfam's new report, Extreme Weather, Extreme...

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...

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,...

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...

Final statement at Rio +20 - Oxfam

Speaking at the end of the Rio+20 UN Summit on Sustainable Development, Barbara Stocking, chief executive, Oxfam said: ...

G20 fails 1 billion people worldwide

The G20 leading economies have sidelined development and food security at their summit in Los Cabos, international agency Oxfam said. Leaders were absorbed with disagreements about how to fix the Eurozone,...

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