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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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Farming in Bolivia. Photo: Oxfam

Blog: Land and inequality in Latin America: a harsh reality unearthed

Land inequality in Latin America is worse today than in decades, with women being particularly marginalized. The future of sustainable and inclusive development of much of the continent depends on redressing this.

COP22 in Morocco, Nov 2016

Blog: COP22 : cinq points-clés à retenir

À la suite de l’élection américaine et face à des pays riches qui ont continué à ignorer le besoin de nouveaux financements pour soutenir les populations les plus vulnérables au changement climatique, les pays en développement ont lancé un retentissant appel à l’action lors de la 22e Conférence internationale sur le climat (COP22).

COP22 in Morocco, Nov 2016

Blog: 5 key takeaways from COP22

COP22 was a defiant call to action from developing countries in the wake of the US election result, while rich countries continued to neglect the need for new funds to support those most vulnerable to climate change.

Farmer in Dominican Republic. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Blog: Audiencias climáticas en la República Dominicana y Haití: alzando la voz

Las audiencias climáticas son una herramienta eficaz para elevar la voz de las personas afectadas por El Niño y La Niña y escuchar sus experiencias, necesidades y recomendaciones ante los responsables políticos, la cooperación internacional y los donantes. El pasado 6 de julio tuvo lugar la primera sobre Haití-República Dominicana. 

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