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In Photo: Last week’s climate change wave of action around the world

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

World Food Day: ‘Immediately protect small-scale food producers from the impacts of climate change’

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

Jakarta- The increasing number of hunger in the world, reaching one billion people in 2010, the government asked to immediately protect and support the sustainability of life of farmers, fishermen and small producers, especially in facing climate change ...

Oxfam the Beast

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010 Posted in Aye Lei Tun | 2 Comments »

 By Aye Lei Tun, Communications Officer Midway through applying ‘Thanaka’ to her face - a yellowish-white cosmetic paste made from ground bark, Hla Tint warmly welcomed the entire Oxfam team into her home. We had asked to visit her to discuss ...

Value of Water Filter – Women’s Perspective

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 Posted in Uamdao Ben Noikorn | 5 Comments »

Hang Kosuan Village, Stung Treng _ For most people, the 80-liter plastic container and a clay water filter are probably the last things they consider as quality household items. But for many poor women, these simple, no-nonsense things give them ...

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.

Philippines calls on UN to help poorer countries fight soaring food, fuel prices

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008 Posted in Bert Maerten | No Comments »

Source : UN News Centre 23 September 2008 – The developing world is at a “tipping point” due to fluctuations in the global economy, the President of the Philippines told the General Assembly today, calling on the United Nations for ...

NEW OXFAM PAPER–Climate Wrongs and Human Rights

Thursday, September 11th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Putting people at the heart of climate-change policy In failing to tackle climate change with urgency, rich countries are effectively violating the human rights of millions of the world’s poorest people. Continued excessive greenhouse-gas emissions primarily from industrialised nations are – ...

Going Organic

Monday, May 12th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

By Stuart Fowkes, Press Officer Following on from Oxfam's East Asia regional communications workshop in March, a few of us headed up through the mountains in Chiang Mai province, Thailand, to take a look at some Oxfam-funded organic farming projects.