food security

food security

Rice Farmers in Minbu, Myanmar's central Dryzone, Photo: Hein Latt Aung/Oxfam

Delivering prosperity in Myanmar's dryzone

Modernization of Myanmar’s agricultural sector is, rightly, a priority. However, mechanization and large-scale agricultural investment is not the only option.

Screen copy of the timeline of the food security crisis in Somalia. Credit: Africa Research Institute

Timeline of the crisis in Somalia

Our friends at Africa Research Institute have developed a useful timeline to track the development of the food crisis in Somalia month by month.

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Risk of Relapse

2.9 million Somalis are in humanitarian crisis. Agencies are asking for urgent action to save lives and avoid a relapse to the catastrophe of 2011.

2 million voices support African agriculture

As African Union's Heads of State meet in Malabo to discuss agriculture and food security in Africa, more than two million African citizens have called on their leaders to "Invest in our farmers, our food and our futures," and make progress on the Maputo Declaration. 

Help Yourself!

Help Yourself! provides the second year results of a four-year study on how food price volatility affects everyday life and uncovers grassroots realities related to the right to food.

The EU’s 2030 Energy and Climate Change Package

The EU is facing an energy wake-up call as a food and fuel crisis looms. Political instability from Russia and Ukraine is combining with climate vulnerability in the EU’s key exporters.

For Whose Benefit?

Launched by the G8 two years ago, the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (NASAN) aims to improve food security in 10 African countries through attracting private investors into agriculture. 

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