Women farmers play a central role in small-scale agriculture. But they are held back by barriers that prevent them from feeding their families and reinvesting in their livelihoods. A real support would protect their rights, boost their productivity and unleash their potential to fight hunger, poverty and climate change.
In Rwanda, 45% of people live in poverty and rely on small-scale farming. There is no gas or electricity so women and their children spend hours every day collecting water and firewood, which traps them in a cycle of poverty. We contributed to a biogas digester project that is changing many families' lives and contributes to reduce inequality for women. Find out how.
The global economy is broken. 8 billionaires own the same wealth as half the world’s population. Meanwhile, every day 1 in 9 people go to bed hungry. It doesn’t have to be this way. We can choose another future. Join us and demand an economy that works for everyone and not just the few. Share this video and sign the petition.
Andrew, once an industrious farmer from Pulka, Borno Estate, in Nigeria, found his life turned upside down when he was caught up in the conflict with Boko Haram and other armed groups in 2012. He and his family are becoming resilient and have learned to adapt to the challenges thanks to an "Unconditional Cash Program" supported by Oxfam.
Millions of people are being forced from their homes, risking everything to escape conflict, disaster, poverty or hunger. From those fleeing the war in Syria or climate change-induced droughts, to those stranded in inadequate conditions in Europe, you can help us give life-saving support to refugees in the countries where they need it most.
With no end in sight to the conflict in Syria, hundreds of thousands of people are living in desperate conditions and exposed to continuing violence. Today, half the pre-conflict population of 22 million Syrians have fled their homes and more than 13 million people urgently need your help.
Mercredi 2 octobre, nous lancerons un nouveau volet de la campagne La face cachée des marques. Tout est encore top-secret. Mais en attendant le lancement, voici une bande-annonce exclusive pour un petit avant-goût.
On Wednesday 2nd October we will launch the next phase of Behind the Brands. The details of this are top-secret until launch, but this exclusive teaser video gives a sneak preview of the campaign to come.
Last year (2012) October Sister Martha was named Mama Shujaa wa Chakula (female food hero) of the year in Tanzania. Early this year she moved to a new piece of land in Morogoro Region where she has used the Mama Shujaa wa Chakula prize to start a youth training center teaching and demonstrating sustainable agricultural practices to the youth.
Durante la Semana CRECE hemos recibido fantásticas noticias sobre el gran trabajo que se está realizando en Tanzania para proporcionar apoyo a las productoras de alimentos y hacer frente a los problemas relacionados con la tenencia de la tierra. A continuación puedes leer la historia sobre la final del "reality show" Heroínas de la alimentación en el que participa Oxfam. Esta semana se anunció a la ganadora....
During GROW Week we’ve had a lot of fantastic updates on the great work that is being done in Tanzania to support female food producers and tackle the issues around land. Below is a wrap up story from the Female Food Heroes reality TV show that the women were heavily involved in developing. This week the winner was announced….