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.
Oxfam is concerned that the progress in fighting hunger is slowing down. We must not lose sight of the fact that in 2015 there are still 795 million people not getting enough to eat in a world of plenty. This is unjust and inexcusable.
“Oxfam welcomes any fall in the number of hungry people. This is proof that we can make great strides in eradicating global hunger.
New estimates today from the Food and Agriculture Organization which show that the number of hungr
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization has just published it's The State of Food and Agriculture, 2012 report, on investmen
The Food and Agricultural Organisation's Food Price Index has today revealed that global food prices have remained at peak levels.
Oxfam’s food policy adviser Thierry Kesteloot said:
Rome -- The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) held a follow-up meeting today to its 25 July Emergency Ministerial meeting examining the humanitarian crisis in East Africa.
At the request of the French government, currently chairing the G20, the Food and agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) held today an emergency meeting to mobilize international support