small scale farmers

small scale farmers

Ipiashe siphons water for irrigation, Gutu Province, Zimbabwe, September 2011. Photo: Annie Bungeroth/Oxfam

Hungry for Commitment

Food security in southern Africa relies upon small-scale agriculture, a sector in which women take the lead. However, smallholder farmers are among the most vulnerable people to food insecurity, often lacking the resources and access needed to produce or procure adequate food.

The New Alliance: A new direction needed

The New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, launched at the G8 summit in 2012, promised to reduce poverty for 50 million people over the next ten years by increasing private investmen

Behind the Brands

Over the past century, powerful food and beverage companies have enjoyed unprecedented commercial success.

The Adaptation Challenge

Climate change has serious implications for global food production and food security. This report uses data on current changes and future climate scenarios to examine possible impa

Laos. Photo : Oxfam

Farmers cherish biodiversity in Laos

Laos is second only to India when it comes to rice diversity. Smallholders play a crucial role in preserving this genetic wealth. For more than ten years, we have supported farmers to do this through a biodiversity and conservation project.

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