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.
Despite progress, much work remains to cut greenhouse gas emissions and to support the millions of people already hit by climate change. This paper presents new data commissioned from the research consultancy CE Delft on the greenhouse gas emissions footprints and water scarcity footprints of major food commodities.
Today EU Development Ministers agreed to boost the role of the private sector in development cooperation, despite the limitations of placing the private sector at the centre of EU development policy.
In response to the release of the We Mean Business co
The companies that make your favorite chocolate bars are not doing much to support the women who grow and pick cocoa for them. You can change this.
This Briefing for Business is intended for senior managers in global and national companies, especially those producing and retailing food and fast-moving consumer goods.
In 2011, Oxfam continued to deliver emergency water, sanitation, and public health work in Haiti, working with communities and local organizations to find more permanent solutions to meet long-term needs for these services.