Edilza Duarte, 24, with daughter Stephanie Duarte and son Jason Duarte. Guarani Kaiowa people at Jatayvary Indigenous Land
Ponta Pora, Mato Grosso do Sul State. Brazil. She says that the sugar plantations have put an end to her culture by clearing the forest and spreading 'poison' (the chemicals sprayed on the sugar plantations). Photo: Tatiana Cardeal/Oxfam

Joining the dots…

25 Oct 2013 by Oxfam

Last week was an exciting week with thousands of Australians taking part in Eat Local Feed Global while across the world campaigners visited the headquarters of global food giants to demand that they do more to prevent land grabs that are kicking poor farmers off their land in order to grow sugar for popular drinks. […]

The Buzz Garden Party

The Buzz Garden Party: Eat Local Feed Global

16 Oct 2013 by Oxfam

This World Food Day (16 October) and in the days around it, Australians are taking part in Oxfam’s Eat Local Feed Global to help fight hunger and poverty overseas. Sophie from The Buzz garden blog is one person who held an activity this year to raise funds for Oxfam’s life changing work to help small scale farmers […]

Share a meal for small scale farmers this World Food Day

Tackling hunger this World Food Day

15 Oct 2013 by Oxfam

842 million people around the world still go hungry. But small actions can create lasting change.  This World Food Day (16 October) and in the days around it, Australians are taking part in Oxfam’s Eat Local Feed Global to help fight hunger and poverty overseas. From Tasmania to Townsville, Perth to Sydney, people are getting […]

Share a meal for Oxfam this World Food Day

World food on World Food Day

11 Oct 2013 by Oxfam

With World Food Day (October 16) fast approaching a number of Oxfam supporters are preparing their Eat Local Feed Global activities. Eat Local Feed Global is held from the 12th to the 20th of October to increase awareness about injustices in the global food system and raise money for Oxfam’s life changing work. Register to take […]

Share a meal for Oxfam this World Food Day

If it’s broke, let’s fix it

11 Oct 2013 by Oxfam

With World Food Day (October 16) fast approaching a number of Oxfam supporters are preparing their Eat Local Feed Global activities. Eat Local Feed Global is held from the 12th to the 20th of October to increase awareness about injustices in the global food system and raise money for Oxfam’s life changing work. Register to take […]

Photo: Arthur Mostead
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End hunger. Eat Local, Feed Global

10 Oct 2013 by Oxfam

With World Food Day (October 16) fast approaching a number of Oxfam supporters are preparing their Eat Local Feed Global activities. Eat Local Feed Global is held from the 12th to the 20th of October to increase awareness about injustices in the global food system and raise money for Oxfam’s life changing work. Register to take […]

Share a meal for this World Food Day

What are you doing this World Food Day?

9 Oct 2013 by Oxfam

With World Food Day (October 16) fast approaching a number of Oxfam supporters are preparing their Eat Local Feed Global activities. Eat Local Feed Global is held from the 12th to the 20th of October to increase awareness about injustices in the global food system and raise money for Oxfam’s life changing work. Register to […]

Photo: Michael Miller/OxfamAUS

How Tina celebrated World Food Day

17 Oct 2012 by Oxfam

Ding dong! The doorbell rings. It’s like a friend-lottery – who will be first? My friend and fellow host, Deb, a tall elegant woman with a warm smile, walks ahead of me down the hall of her Melbourne home. Adele and Nat, two young gorgeous country girls stand smiling at the door. And this is […]

Photo: Courtney Farlow

World Food Day in Brisbane

17 Oct 2012 by Oxfam

A sunny Brisbane Sunday saw about 100 supporters turn out for Brisbane’s Eat Local Feed Global event at Northey Street City Farm. Senator Larissa Waters attended as guest speaker and was joined by supporters for a tree planting to help mark World Food Day, alongside speakers from Northey Street Cityfarm and Oxfam. In a brief […]

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The state of food insecurity in the world

10 Oct 2012 by

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2012 presents new estimates of undernourishment based on a revised and improved methodology. The new estimates show that progress in reducing hunger during the past 20 years has been better than previously believed, and that, given renewed efforts, it may be possible to reach the MDG hunger […]

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