Tagged: South Africa
"Land Is Life" is a powerful photographic exhibition that documents the stories of people, most of whom are women, on the frontline of climate change, from the Western Cape of South Africa and the small Pacific Island nations of Kiribati and Tuvalu.
As a result of climate change and its impact on food production, small-scale women farmers in the Western Cape of South Africa are now eating less or nothing at all, and saving the little food they do produce for their families to eat.
Oxfam organized a dinner party in the sea at COP 17 in Durban to provide a stark illustration of the effects that extreme weather will have on our already creaking food system.
International agency Oxfam today welcomed the prestigious Human Rights Award given to the South African HIV and AIDS organization the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung/ Foundation.