Tagged: food security

Press Release

A new era of high and volatile food prices is causing life-changing shifts in society, according to Oxfam and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in a joint report published today.

Press Release
Map of projected food insecurity in Mali (Harmonised Framework, June 2013)

Northern Mali will descend to emergency levels of food insecurity in less than two months if the security situation and humanitarian access to vulnerable communities do not improve.

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'Farmers feed us... but who's feeding the farmers?' This is an outcry of GROW campaign members for a recognition of the role and the potential of family farms.

Emergency Article
Pastoralists in the region of Gao, Mali. Photo: Oxfam

In early January 2012, Oxfam launched an emergency response to the 2011-2012 food crisis in order to support some of the most vulnerable people in the region. Fighting has limited humanitarian activity in northern Mali, but working with partners we continue to support communities in the north.

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Mother and daughter work in a vegetable garden, Mali. Photo: Charles Bambara/Oxf

Latest estimates indicate that household food stocks in and around Gao will only last few weeks.

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