Women play a very important role in addressing this major threat to food justice.
Oxfam finds that the new texts reflect unchangd country positions with many key issues still unresolved.
The devastation being wrought by typhoon Hagupit must break the stranglehold of complacency that has gripped the first week of climate negotiations at COP 20 in Lima, Peru said international relief organization Oxfam.
Norway's announcement of $230 million USD welcomed, but still a long way to go to reach the Fund's unofficial goal of $10 billion.
Since 2013, an outbreak of coffee rust disease in a large proportion of El Salvador's coffee plants has affected the food security and livelihoods of families dependent on day labour on coffee plantations
On 4 December 2014, Winnie Byanyima was announced as co-chair of the World E
On the newly published UN Synthesis Report on the post-2015 framework, which sets the global development agenda for the next 15 years: Oxfam is disappointed that the UN has not made far stronger proposals to address extreme economic inequality and climate change in its new report.
The UNFCCC report on climate finance says that between $340 and $650 billion in finance for climate action is flowing globally with $40-175 billion going to developing countries each year. This report on climate finance makes one thing abundantly clear: only a small proportion of climate finance is flowing from developed countries to developing countries.
Observers at UN Climate talks in Lima have called for strong and clear rules relating to climate finance after a scandal shows Japan is claiming funds to a coal-power plant as being ‘green.'
In response to the news released this morning from the World Meteor