food security

food security

Dutch beat French and Swiss to top Oxfam’s new global food table

The Netherlands is No. 1 in the world for having the most plentiful, nutritious, healthy and affordable diet, beating France and Switzerland into second place. Chad is last in 125th spot behind Ethiopia and Angola, according to a new food database by worldwide development organization Oxfam.

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

Cuba farmers: Reyna and her twin daughters. Photo: Oxfam

Cuban women farmers: confident in the future

Since 1997 we have supported the National Association of Small Farmers to help and encourage women to become food producers. They learn environmentally-friendly farming techniques and participate in workshops on economic empowerment and gender-based violence. 

How we fight poverty

The injustice of poverty demands a powerful and practical response to address both its causes and its impact on peoples' lives.

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