climate change

climate change

Extreme weather endangers food security worldwide

In the last year extreme weather events shocked global markets contributing to soaring wheat prices and imperiling food security in many parts of the world, according to research compiled by Oxfam at the start of the Durban climate talks.

Overcoming the Barriers

Farmers in Southern Africa are experiencing changes to their climate that are different in magnitude to what they have experienced in the past.

Oxfam predicts biggest cuts in aid in 15 years

Aid from rich nations is likely to fall by at least $9.5 billion by the end of 2012 – the biggest drop in aid for 15 years, according to new calculations by international agency Oxfam ahead of this week’s G20 Summit (Nov 3-4).

Weathering the Crises, Feeding the Future

At the height of the food price crisis in 2008, the Philippines was among the countries with ‘severe localized food insecurity’, requiring external assistance in food. A series of

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