Oxfam joined civil society organizations from around the world to demand the member governments of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) take decisive action urgently on climate change.
Wild weather and unpredictable seasons are changing what farmers can grow and is making people hungry.
Launched by the G8 two years ago, the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (NASAN) aims to improve food security in 10 African countries through attracting private investors into agriculture.
Hunger is not and need never be inevitable. However climate change threatens to put back the fight to eradicate it by decades – and our global food system is woefully unprepared to cope with the challenge.
Farmers and families across the world are fighting back to adapt to the changing climate, to protect their crops and livestock.
Burkina Faso relies on subsistence agriculture to meet the basic needs of a large part of the population.
Senait Gebregziabher, Oxfam’s Country Director for Somalia said:
Half a decade after the price spike of 2007-2008, food price volatility has become the new norm: people have come to expect food prices to rapidly rise and fall, though nobody know