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.
As the South pushes along the long road to real and lasting peace and reconciliation, many South Sudanese are rebuilding their agricultural capacity in order to rebuild their lives.
This paper is one of a series published by Oxfam in West Africa since 2009 on the effectiveness of aid in the agriculture and food sector. It analyses the West African context and reviews ECOWAP by looking at the processes and complex institutional structures currently in place.
According to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis, released today, four million people in South Sudan are severely hungry. This is twice as many as last year. The number of displaced people relying on crops and the increasingly unpredictable are worsening food insecurity across the country.
Wealthy countries have committed to helping countries in Africa to adapt to climate change, but few women producers, who are on the front line of dealing with the impacts, are feeling the benefit.
This paper describes how agricultural warrantage works in Burkina Faso and analyses it's economic viability in the North-Central region based on the storage of beans, sorghum, millet and maize.
In the past four years, the GROW campaign has made real progress in the fight against hunger. None of this would have been possible without you!
Sustainable agriculture offers the best chances for countries belonging to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to deal with climate change.
The International Finance Corporation has little accountability for billions of dollars’ worth of investments into banks, hedge funds and other financial intermediaries, resulting in projects that are causing human rights abuses around the world.
Eight of the “Big 10” international food and beverage companies have improved their overall scores in our in "Behind the Brands" scorecard since February 2014 but French dairy producer Danone and the US based Coca-Cola Company have failed to improve.
The real possibility of eradicating global hunger and poverty in our lifetime is dependent upon the international community getting more serious in supporting smallholder agriculture – a sect