Tagged: hunger

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Drought response in Mauritania, March 2012. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam
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Nelmo Ramos coffee producer (Olopa, Guatemala). Photo: Saul Martinez/Oxfam

Countries across the world must play their fair part in cutting emissions if we are to reduce the harmful impacts of climate change on global food supply, worldwide development organization Oxfam warns today.

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Yeb Sano, Climate Change Commissioner, Philippines, explains how climate change is making people hungry and exhorts the world to fight it together.

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Alfonso, Feliciano and Carmen harvest the paddy fields in Sobrenia.

Climate change could put back the fight against hunger by decades but our global food system is woefully unprepared to cope with the challenge.

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Join us and people around the world as we demand action from governments and big businesses to cut emissions, to help farmers deal with changing weather and make sure there’s enough good food for us all.

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Chantal market, Central African Republic. Photo: Steven Cockburn/Oxfam

Violence in Central African Republic has seen many large traders and herders targeted and chased from the country, raising fears of a market collapse  that would exacerbate the current food crisis.

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Women search for cereals grains in anthills, Chad. Photo: Irina Fuhrmann/Oxfam

The Netherlands is No. 1 in the world for having the most plentiful, nutritious, healthy and affordable diet, beating France and Switzerland into second place. Chad is last in 125th spot behind Ethiopia and Angola, according to a new food database by worldwide development organization Oxfam.

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Before the opening of the Committee on Food Security’s annual meeting in Rome (7 October), Oxfam called for Governments to ensure that biofuel policies do not force poor farmers off their land and fuel food price spikes.

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