ending hunger

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.

Jose Mourinho: the new UN Global Ambassador Against Hunger. Photo: Ronnie Macdonald (Creative Commons licence http://ow.ly/ygbBv)

Blog: The golden goal of a lifetime: 5 step plan for Jose Mourinho to help beat hunger

Jose Mourinho has the opportunity to score the golden goal of a lifetime! Is he ready to take his game through a 5 step plan to beat the keeper and score against hunger?

Jose Mourinho’s new role is probably the most meaningful of his life time. As the new UN Global Ambassador Against Hunger he has an opportunity to score against climate change - the single biggest threat to beating hunger.

Blog: Infografía: El ABC de las crisis alimentarias

¿Alguna vez te has preguntado qué significa exactamente "inseguridad alimentaria"? Si es así, esta infografía te puede ser muy útil.

Hace poco, un amigo mío casi se mete en un lío con el Gobierno de los Estados Unidos. Al volver a casa tras unos meses trabajando en el ámbito humanitario en un país de Oriente Próximo, los funcionarios de inmigración del aeropuerto no pararon de hacerle preguntas sobre su trabajo.

"Fue muy raro", me contó. "Por algún motivo, creían que era un guardia de seguridad armado. Hasta me preguntaron si llevaba pistola".

Infographic: The vocabulary of hunger crises, explained

Blog: Infographic: The vocabulary of hunger crises, explained

Understanding what food security means is important. If we actually know what "famine," “food insecurity” and other measures of hunger mean, for people living through them, we feel more motivated to help.

Blog: Insécurité alimentaire, urgence, famine... Une infographie pour comprendre la réalité derrière ces termes

Si vous vous êtes déjà demandé ce que le terme « insécurité alimentaire » signifie concrètement, voici une infographie qui répondra à vos interrogations.

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