Climate change is fast pushing communities, particularly the poorest and most marginalized, beyond their capacity to respond.
A number of organizations have recently published an open letter to Oxfam executives expressing their concern over Oxfam’s stance on transgenic crops. The Oxfam International confederation – including Oxfam America – does not support GMOs as the solution to hunger, poverty and development.
Aid plays a role in saving millions of lives, and yet despite its achievements poverty continues to cast a shadow over the lives of some 1.4 billion people worldwide.
Aid makes a real difference to the lives of the poorest people around the world. It is a vital way to help to lift millions of people out of poverty. This short animation explains why.
Climate variability in Ethiopia is not new – but now, in addition to the usual struggles, Ethiopians living in poverty are additionally suffering the effects of climate change – both more variable
Before the devastating earthquake of January 2010, Haiti was showing signs of dynamism. However, the pre-existing extreme levels of poverty and inequality exacerbated the devastation.