A new era of high and volatile food prices is causing life-changing shifts in society, according to Oxfam and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in a joint report published today.
A large amount of the fresh produce sold in UK supermarkets is imported from developing countries.
The rush to invest in farmland in Africa is having an immediate impact on women’s land-use options, on their livelihoods, on food availability and the cost of living, and, ultimately, on wo
In response to the World Bank’s statement to
Climate change is already having a negative impact on agricultural production in Russia, especially grain production, the sector most dependent on weather and climate factors.
In South Sudan, widespread euphoria following independence in July 2011 has given way to disappointment that expected peace dividends have not materialized.
An investigation into four countries where Mars, Mondelez and Nestle purchase cocoa has shown that many women farmers face discrimination, unequal pay and hunger, leaving the companies’ social policies exposed as weak and needing work.
'Farmers feed us... but who's feeding the farmers?' This is an outcry of GROW campaign members for a recognition of the role and the potential of family farms.
Investors are targeting the world’s weakest-governed countries to buy land, according to new analysis published by Oxfam to mark today’s international day of action on land grabs.
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization has just published it's The State of Food and Agriculture, 2012 report, on investmen