12 September 2012
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its crop figures today. Last month France announced that the G20 would wait for this crop report before deciding whether to take joint action on the...
11 September 2012
Today news agency Reuters released details about a leaked legislative proposal from the European Commission recommending limits on the use of crop-based biofuels. The proposal is contained in long-...
11 September 2012
Today marks a historic day in Somalia, as parliament elected Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, as the country's new president. Mohamud has worked in civil society organizations, and also previously worked for...
7 September 2012
Good news but governments and UN should not take the foot off the gas International aid agency Oxfam and leading West African farmers network ROPPA today welcomed an initial forecast of an improved...
6 September 2012
The Food and Agricultural Organisation's Food Price Index has today revealed that global food prices have remained at peak levels. In response, Oxfam’s head of advocacy for the GROW campaign Colin...
4 September 2012
Responding to the statement from World Food Program, International Fund for Agricultural Development and Food and Agriculture Organization today which calls for urgent political action to avert a...
30 August 2012
According to the World Bank's quarterly food price watch, the prices of internationally traded maize and soybeans reached all-time peaks in July, and the price of wheat has soared to 2011 peaks.Oxfam...
22 August 2012
In response to Glencore director saying the US drought was good for business: Jodie Thorpe, spokesperson for Oxfam’s GROW Campaign said:  "Unguarded comments from one of Glencore's top brass...
10 August 2012
In reaction to today’s USDA Crop Report, Eric Munoz, senior policy advisor for Oxfam America, made the following statement: “Today’s gloomy USDA report confirms that the drought across America’s...
9 August 2012
Oxfam spokesperson Colin Roche said:“This is not some gentle monthly wake-up call – it’s the same global alarm that’s been screaming at us since 2008. These new figures prove that the world’s food...