A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
A number of organizations have recently published an open letter to Oxfam executives expressing their concern over Oxfam’s stance on transgenic crops. The Oxfam International confederation – including Oxfam America – does not support GMOs as the solution to hunger, poverty and development.
Oxfam has been working in Haiti since 1978.
Berhanu Beyene, a soft spoken 45-year old coffee grower in Werka, Yirgacheffe, says what is good for the environment is also good for business.
High in the Andean hillsides of Peru, Jose Gonzalez Condo, an alpaca farmer, does not have enough money to feed and shelter his herd.
This report contributes in various ways to the debate on a sustainable cocoa economy.
Climate change is having a destructive impact on many groups around the world.
Oxfam has been working in Cuba since 1993. It stands alongside local governments, governmental and non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and communities and aims to strengthen and support sustainable development grounded in equality for men and women.