food system

Women and their role in the agricultural value chain. Image: Oxfam

Blog: Day 2: The Potential of Women Suppliers

Food system transformation will require the engagement of women suppliers along entire agricultural value chains. Women need to shift out of labour into business ownership, and women suppliers need to get organized to have access to actual buyers.

By Elizabeth Vazquez, CEO of WEConnect International

Tierra Madre Food Festival

Blog: Food for Change: the face of a GROWing movement for good, fair food

Last week I joined the Oxfam team in Turin (Italy) to attend Terra Madre & Salone del Gusto – one of the biggest international food fairs in the world. Terra Madre is organized by Slow Food, one of Oxfam’s partners on the GROW campaign.

Blog: What’s wrong with our global food system? [infographic]

Around the world every night, one in seven people go to bed hungry – that's almost one billion people. People are hungry not because there isn't enough food produced but because our food system is broken. In fact, 80% of the world's hungry are directly involved in food production.

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