Today leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa –better known as the BRICS- finalized their 6th summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, consolidating the creation of a new development bank that will provide fresh sources of financing for emerging economies.
Since it was launched in 2003, Brazil’s Fome Zero (Zero Hunger) strategy has allowed 28 million people to break free from
The Coca-Cola Company today committed to take steps to stop land grabs from happening in its supply chain after more than 225,000 people signed petitions and took action as part of Oxfam’s campaign to urge food and beverage companies to respect community land rights.
The Federal Public Ministry will launch an investigation into delays in resolving one of the cases highlighted in the recent Oxfam report "Nothing sweet about it."
Many indigenous communities across Mato Gross do Sul are fighting for official recognition of their ownership of the land but it is a lengthy process - in the meantime agro-industrial companies have wasted no time in clearing the land which the community believes will be planted with sugar cane.
Oxfam believes that reducing inequality is fundamental to fair and sustainable development.
International agency Oxfam today welcomed the announcement by the UN Secretary General to create a global Zero Hunger Challenge to eliminate hunger and ensure that everyone everywhere has enough to eat while living within the earth’s limits.
Brazil has made impressive recent strides in reducing poverty, food insecurity and hunger.