On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
This report by the Sahel Working Group discusses the chronic food and nutrition crisis across countries in the Sahel.
At the height of the food price crisis in 2008, the Philippines was among the countries with ‘severe localized food insecurity’, requiring external assistance in food. A series of
Food prices are a matter of life and death to many in the developing world.
The new wave of land deals is not the new investment in agriculture that millions had been waiting for. The poorest people are being hardest hit as competition for land intensifies.
As the latest United Nations climate change negotiations being held in Bonn, drew to a close today, Tim Gore, Oxfam's climate change policy advisor said;
Brazil has made impressive recent strides in reducing poverty, food insecurity and hunger.
Today, the world’s natural resources are under increasing pressure and are often the object of important power struggles between corporations, states and communities. National go