World Food Day

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.

“Honor the hands that harvest your crops.” - Dolores Huerta

Blog: Five Inspirational Quotes about Food, Hunger and Changing the World

Happy World Food Day! While a great time to celebrate our victuals, it’s also a good moment to stop and think about the people who grow it - and take steps to end the suffering behind our food.

Climate change is causing hunger.

Blog: Collective voices critical to end hunger

As GROW Week came to a close, Dorah Ntunga from Oxfam in Uganda reflected on World Food Day as the pivotal moment for Africa’s Women.Food.Climate campaign.

Birtukan Dagnachew Tegegn on her farm in northern Ethiopia. Photo: Ashenafi Molla/Oxfam

Blog: Women farmers challenge world leaders to change climate agenda

As world leaders prepare for the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) in Paris in December to hammer out a climate deal, Female Food Heroes and others from across the continent are asking those representing Africa to take a bold stance.

GROW week – a farming family of five in the Philippines

Blog: Ending Hunger. One step at time.

Changing seasons and extreme weather are leading to droughts, flash floods and landslides. Put simply, climate change is making people hungry.

Birtukan picking apples from a tree

Blog: World Food Day: From small farmer to Ethiopian female food hero

Birtukan Dagnachew Tegegn believes in m

A young woman with a water buffalo in a rice field. Text overlay: "Could you make it as a farmer?"

Blog: Families are leading the way to feed people and fight climate change

While climate change is making hunger worse, we can work together to fix it: Thousands of people are taking action this week. And: Could you make it as a farmer? Take our quiz to find out!

Promoting a sustainable food system in Nigeria

Blog: Promoting a sustainable food system in Nigeria

This year is the 10th anniversary of the Maputo Declaration, where African heads of state pledged to dedicate a minimum of 10% of their national budget towards agriculture. However, they have not kept our promise in Nigeria: less than 3% of the current budget is allocated to agriculture, even though agriculture accounts for about 40% of GDP.

GROW Week 2013 is here! 14-18 October

Blog: GROW Week 2013 is here! 14-18 October

Today, just ahead of World Food Day on Wednesday, Oxfam launched GROW Week. Around the world, in over 15 countries, thousands of people are participating in events to celebrate the joy and power of food.

Every day we’ll be showing you what supporters and campaigners are doing around the world – an international celebration of food with daily blogs, photo roundups, and loads of ways to get involved and take action.

#GROWWeek: Lets talk land on World Food Day

Blog: #GROWWeek: Lets talk land on World Food Day

Today is World Food Day, an important day of celebration and campaigning all over the world. To coincide with this, Oxfam and partners are taking part in GROW Week to highlight the issues.

From reading, editing and uploading the stories and scanning pictures winging their way into our blog it’s clear that my colleagues are having fun as they make some noise about food and land issues.


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