With 60 percent of Haitians relying on farming to feed their families, a revitalized agriculture sector in Haiti is absolutely crucial to long-term growth.
Agriculture in Haiti has suffered three decades of crisis and institutional neglect.
Massive investment in agriculture is desperately needed to help fix the broken food system. Private sector investment can play a vital role in delivering inclusive economic growth,
Every time you open your fridge and food cupboards, you step into the global food system.
International agency Oxfam today welcomed the announcement by the UN Secretary General to create a global Zero Hunger Challenge to eliminate hunger and ensure that everyone everywhere has enough to eat while living within the earth’s limits.
On the eve of the G8 Summit, international agency Oxfam called on world leaders heading to Camp David to make predictable, measureable funding and policy commitments that will help 50 million people lift themselves out of poverty through sustainable, small-scale agriculture by 2015.
Oxfam’s food policy adviser Thierry Kesteloot said:
In response to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s Speech at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Eric Munoz, Policy Advisor for Oxfam said: