Tagged: Honduras

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Virginia Ñuñonca, 54, lives in the highlands of Peru. Photo: Percy Ramírez/Oxfam

Climate change is the single biggest threat to our chances of winning the fight against hunger. Stories from around the world, where farmers and families are fighting back to adapt to the changing climate, to protect their crops and livestock.

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An internal investigation has revealed that the World Bank has invested in a palm oil and food company implicated in serious rights abuses in Honduras.

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Election year in Honduras is likely to be the worst ever for the murder of woman following an eight per cent increase in the first six months of 2013 compared to the same period last year said international agency Oxfam today.

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Oxfam today launches a major new report highlighting the growing pace of land deals brokered around the world, often to the peril of poor communities who lose their homes and livelihoods – sometimes violently – with no prior consultation, compensation or means of appeal.

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Bee-keepers feed the bees with sugar because of the lack of nectar. Photo: Oxfam

Oxfam's partner ODECO provides support to communities so that they can adapt to the drier weather and short bursts of heavy rainfall. A bee-keeper in Honduras reports on the challenges of a changing climate, and describes his efforts to adapt in order to continue to produce honey.

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Raul Umberto Lopez and Sandra Marie Lou Estevez from Gualme, a small rural town in Western Honduras, were the first recipients of a cow in their community. Credit: Gary Henry/Oxfam

The current political instability in Honduras has forced us to reduce our activities on development projects in the country to approximately 60% of capacity.

Local farmers proudly show their harvest. Credit: Gilvan Barreto/Oxfam

Arcadio Pacheco has reason to be proud. When he looks at his land, he sees it full of vegetables and flush with good irrigation systems. Things have changed a lot in La Mohaga in western Honduras.

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