At the request of the French government, currently chairing the G20, the Food and agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) held today an emergency meeting to mobilize international support
The UN announcing famine in parts of Somalia, the first in the region in the 21st century, must be an urgent wake up call to the rest of the world, Oxfam said.
Oxfam has reached more than 2.8 million people in Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia with emergency support after a major food crisis was declared in mid-2011.
In reaction to DFID's statement today announcing new aid for Ethiopia for the f
The G20's sticking plaster approach falls well short of the major surgery that is needed to tackle the global food price crisis said Oxfam at the close of the Agriculture Ministers Meeting
The human face of global food price rises is often missing amongst the abstract discussions of macro-economic trends and global food price indices. In order to understand the im