After decades of underinvestment, governments in Africa are turning to partnerships with donor aid agencies and large companies or investors to develop the agriculture sector. But this so-called ‘mega’ public-private partnerships are unproven, risky and represent a dubious use of public funds to fight poverty and food insecurity.
African governments are increasingly turning to partnerships with donors and multinational companies to stimulate investment in agriculture, after decades of neglect.
Over the last year, your pressure has helped us turn the food system upside down. These are just the highlights of one year of Behind the Brands action. To help us grow the movement, please share this video.
Campaign actions by hundreds of thousands of people in the past 12 months have swayed nine of the world’s ten biggest food and beverage companies to improve their social and environmental policies
As the press conference with UN Special Envoy for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi wrapped up, Mr. Brahimi announced that both sides will meet tomorrow (Saturday, 25 January) in the same room.
Oxfam’s Minimum Standards for Gender in Emergencies have been developed to be used as a tool for humanitarian program practitioners to ensure a consistent approach to promoting gender equality in h
More women are urgently needed in the Afghan police force in order to reduce violence against women and ensure the safety of all Afghans, according to a report published by Oxfam today.
Pakistan’s education system is at breaking point: at least seven million children are not in primary school. To help, our girls’ education program is constructing model schools.
In Latin America and the Caribbean, national budgets remain blind to the special needs and priorities small-scale producers.
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