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.
Hunger is not and need never be inevitable. However climate change threatens to put back the fight to eradicate it by decades – and our global food system is woefully unprepared to cope with the challenge.
Burkina Faso relies on subsistence agriculture to meet the basic needs of a large part of the population.
Climate change has serious implications for global food production and food security. This report uses data on current changes and future climate scenarios to examine possible impa
Oxfam response to the Special Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (laun
Climate change is predicted to have severe consequences for South Asia, particularly in agriculture, which employs more than 60 per cent of the region’s labor force.
Women are on the front line of coping with and adapting to the effects of climate change.
Burkina Faso’s geographical situation makes it particularly vulnerable to climate change. Situated in the Sahel in the heart of western Africa, Burkina Faso suffers an extreme, var