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PHILIPPINES: ‘Women Take the Brunt of Climate Change’

Monday, October 27th, 2008 Posted in Glenn Maboloc | 1 Comment »

Women in the agriculture and fisheries sectors are more vulnerable to climate change. Women employed as farm workers neither own land nor have access to credit and technology that can help adapt to the effects of climate change.

Oxfam Report:‘Important Lessons For Resilience To Price Shock’

Friday, October 17th, 2008 Posted in Josephine Imelda | No Comments »

“Increased food prices should be offering opportunities for millions of poor people who make their living from agriculture, but misguided policies on agriculture, trade, and domestic market have prevented poor farmers and rural workers from benefiting from higher commodity prices.”, ...

Rice trading policy needed for self-sufficiency – Oxfam

Thursday, October 16th, 2008 Posted in Glenn Maboloc | No Comments »

JOHANNA CAMILLE SISANTE, GMANews.TV MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines would have achieved self-sufficiency in rice production in 2009 had the government invested at least P59 billion in agriculture in the past three years, an international aid agency said on Thursday.

Remembering hunger on world foodless day

Thursday, October 16th, 2008 Posted in Glenn Maboloc | No Comments »

Oxfam Briefing Paper: “Double Edged Prices”

Thursday, October 16th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Lessons from the food price crisis - 10 actions developing countries should take To help farmers get out of poverty while protecting poor consumers, developing country governments, with the support of donors, should invest now into smallholder agriculture and social protection. ...

Rural women demand food security

Thursday, October 16th, 2008 Posted in Glenn Maboloc | No Comments »

Oxfam rallied behind women farmers clamoring for food security, on the occassion of the International Rural Women's Day.   Photo by Marie Nunez Madamba / Oxfam Women farmers brought their children along in a rally for food security at the government Department of ...

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Thursday, October 16th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

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Lush paddy fields as far as the eye can see. So why can’t this farmer afford to feed his family?

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

By Alex Tranton Originally published on : The Observer Sunday July 20 2008   Cambodia produces more rice than it needs, but the soaring cost of fuel is pushing up food prices and forcing villagers to send their children out to work. So what can ...