agriculture

agriculture

G8: Cooking the books won’t feed anyone

In their Deauville Accountability Report, the G8 has massaged the figures, claiming to have delivered almost US$49 billion of the promised $50 billion. But according to the OECD, responsible for measuring the official aid figures, the G8 have delivered just $31 billion.
Vegetables. Photo: Susana Arroyo/Oxfam

Bolivia: Small farmers work to leave a legacy

A few years ago, Juan had no land to farm, but now he works on 7 acres with others involved in Oxfam's partner, the Agroforestry Farmers' Association of the Amazon Region of Bolivia.

Crisis prevention remains a major challenge in West Africa

Given the rapid expansion and recurrence of the food crises in West Africa and the inadequate responses of policy makers and other actors, Oxfam and Bilital Maroobe say it is necessary to rethink the strategies to implement in order to respond to these recurring disasters.

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