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
In 2010, more than 10 million people have been affected by the food crisis in the Sahel.
Irregular rains in 2009 have led to a severe lack of pasture, water and a poor harvest in Niger. Oxfam is distributing food and supplies and buying weak livestock from herders at above market levels.