smallholder farmers

In Vietnam, ambitious investment in small-scale agriculture helped the country halve hunger. Credit: Nguyen Quoc Thuan / Oxfam GB

Blog: The story of GROW

Jeremy Hobbs, Head of Oxfam International, launches Oxfam’s global GROW campaign.

Soon there will be 9 billion of us on the planet. Already, almost a billion of us go to bed hungry every night. Oxfam is launching a new global campaign to grow a better future, where every one of us will always have enough to eat.

The World Food Summit could have done much more to support small-scale farmers. Credit: Rajendra Shaw/Oxfam

Blog: With the World Food Summit over, what next for world hunger?

With the plenary rooms at the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation emptied out, and the tents at the Civil Society Parallel Forum being packed away, the World Summit on Food Security has come to a close. As delegates make their way home, there is pause to wonder: what was achieved, and what next for world hunger?

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