small scale producers

small scale producers

A woman in Tsholotsho District in Zimbabwe is participating in a pilot project to develop drought-resistant crops and learn simple methods to effectively grow produce (2016). Photo: Sven Torfinn/Oxfam Novib.

Financing women farmers

Oxfam conducted research on government and donor investments in Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Philippines and Tanzania. It found that governments and donors are failing to provide women farmers with relevant and adequate support for farming and adapting to climate change.

Palm oil fruit, PT Adei plantation, Riau province, Sumatra, Indonesia (2014). Photo: Des Syafrizal/ Oxfam

Pathways to deforestation-free food

Several food and beverage companies have made commitments over the last few years to tackle deforestation in their supply chains. This paper analyses how the world’s ten biggest food and beverage companies are implementing their commitments.

A woman from Dimbaza agricultural cooperative stands next to her crops before harvesting in Ngobozana, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Hidden Hunger in South Africa

South Africa is considered a ‘food-secure’ nation, producing enough calories to adequately feed every one of its 53 million people. However, the reality is that one in four people currently suffers hunger on a regular basis.

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