food security

food security

Bold food security initiative needed from G8

On the eve of the G8 Summit, international agency Oxfam called on world leaders heading to Camp David to make predictable, measureable funding and policy commitments that will help 50 million people lift themselves out of poverty through sustainable, small-scale agriculture by 2015.

Investing in agriculture in Burundi

Burundi has alarming levels of food insecurity for a country dependent on agriculture: 72 per cent of the population do not have reliable access to enough food.

Extreme weather endangers food security worldwide

In the last year extreme weather events shocked global markets contributing to soaring wheat prices and imperiling food security in many parts of the world, according to research compiled by Oxfam at the start of the Durban climate talks.

Escaping the Hunger Cycle

This report by the Sahel Working Group discusses the chronic food and nutrition crisis across countries in the Sahel.

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