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.
Over 260 young people have been left without land after a land grab in Paraguay. We ask President Horacio Cartes, to resolve this situation and to grant them the land they claim.
Soybean production in Paraguay now takes up 80 per cent of cultivated land, displacing agricultural production by family farmers and indigenous populations and deepening inequality in acces
In reaction to today’s USDA Crop Report, Eric Munoz, senior policy advisor for Oxfam America, made the following statement:
Millions of the world’s poorest people will face devastation from today’s rocketing food prices because the global food system is fatally flawed and policy-makers can’t find the courage to fix it. Developing countries are bracing themselves for the worst.