Tagged: Agriculture

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Irma Castillo Vargas. Photo: Oxfam

Irma was born in La Coaba, Guantanamo, in the eastern-most province of Cuba. But love of Candonquita and the years dedicated to working the land, she says, made her a Santiago native, a follower of the National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP), and very revolutionary.

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Solar panels in Las Tunas, Cuba. Photo: Oxfam

With Oxfam’s support, the National Association of Small Farmers has invested in the production of organic fertilizers and solar panel driven water pumps that provide irrigation for vegetable gardens and water for animal husbandry.

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Families living with minimal shelter, Pakistan. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

International agency Oxfam today called on rich countries and institutions, meeting for the third time in as many months to discuss flood-ravaged Pakistan, to end the talking and start giving the substantial funds needed to help save lives and start to rebuild the country.

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UN countries began to find common ground on some important and deep-seated problems contributing to global hunger, at a meeting of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) that ends in Rome tomorrow.

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Credit: Mongkhonsawat Luengvorapant/Oxfam

Oxfam's climate change adaptation work in Thailand is just one example of how with communities are fighting back. But to make a global difference, those with a bit of international clout must play their part too.

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In a new report released today, international agency Oxfam called for a radical shift to prioritize agricultural investment in plans to rebuild Haiti after the devastating earthquake earlier this year.

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The world can halve global hunger within five years says a new Oxfam report launched today. The launch of the report coincides with an announcement by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization that the number of hungry people worldwide has dropped to 925 million in the past year.

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With the help of the Aaroh campaign, women in Uttar Pradesh are gaining recognition as farmers so that they own agricultural land and access institutional credit, new technologies and government programs.

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