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Already a billion of us go to bed hungry every night. Not because there isn't enough, but because of the deep injustice in the way the system works.

 

Mary Robinson visita  la comunidad de Langue, en Honduras.

Blog: Poverty and drought in Honduras: Women share their situation with Mary Robinson

Small communities in the dry corridor in Honduras are the most affected. The drought has affected livelihoods, specially women´s, and has brought an economic crisis for many homes and migration to already overpopulated cities. Mary Robinson, United Nations special envoy for El Niño and climate change, met some women in Lange, Honduras.

14,000 people got out and marched in Ostend during COP21 talks. Photo: Oxfam Solidarité

Blog: COP21: Three perspectives on the Paris climate deal

As the COP21 talks end, we speak to three people from around the world to get their highlight of COP21, their views on the outcomes of the climate talks, and what they think the next steps for the climate movement are after Paris.

Marta Domingo, Coordinadora de Madre Tierra, en su parcela de maiz. Foto: Pablo Tosco / Oxfam Intermón

Blog: Mujeres rurales de América Latina

Frente a un desastre de origen natural, las mujeres y niños tienen 14 veces más probabilidad de morir que los hombres. Esta cifra alarmante, fue dada a conocer por la organización del medio ambiente y el desarrollo de la mujer (WEDO).

Virginia Ñuñonca sees the climate changing in Peru. Photo: Percy Ramírez/Oxfam

Blog: One woman’s story of fighting climate change – and how you can join her

Virginia’s story

“I see the climate is changing a lot,” says Virginia Ñuñonca, a farmer and community leader in the Peruvian highlands. “Before it wasn’t like this. Sometimes these days, with the cold and the frost, the grass gets really dry.”

Virginia has experienced first-hand the single biggest threat to the fight against hunger: climate change. It’s already making people hungry. Around the world wild weather and unpredictable seasons are causing chaos for farmers. Food prices are going up. Food quality is going down. Soon climate change will affect what all of us eat.

Du 14 au 18 octobre, c’est la semaine CULTIVONS !

Blog: Du 14 au 18 octobre, c’est la semaine CULTIVONS !

A travers le monde, dans plus de 15 pays, des milliers de personnes participent cette semaine à des événements célébrant la nourriture sous tous ses aspects, aussi bien en termes de plaisir que de pouvoir.

Farmers in Astuare region, Ghana. Credit: Chris Young / Oxfam

Blog: Blog en directo: lanzamiento de la campaña CRECE en todo el mundo

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Neem Mibimba, 28 is President of the Women's Forum, Boporo camp, Eastern DRC. Credit: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam, December 2014

Blog: The food system at a turning point: now is the time for agroecology

Now it is the time to scale-up the implementation of agroecology: international recognition of agroecology as a key paradigm to achieve a sustainable food system has never been greater.

Workers peeling and sorting cashews in a cashew processing factory. From: Traidcraft Exchange

Blog: EU proposal aims to end human suffering behind your dinner plate

EU supermarkets abuse their huge purchasing power. Workers in developing countries suffer as a result. New legislation on unfair trading practices in the food supply chain proposed by the European Commission is a good start, but must go further to protect people in poverty.

Malaiko lives in Bislie IDP center, Siti region, Ethiopia. Credit: Abiy Getahun/Oxfam

Blog: Why the US is now more isolated than ever in the climate change fight

With Syria's announcement today that it will join the Paris Agreement on climate change, the US is the only country leaving this key global agreement. So what does this really mean?

Communities affected by the floods in Assam, India. Photo: Oxfam India

Blog: What to watch for at the UN’s climate change conference, COP23 in Bonn

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