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Archive for the ‘GROW campaign’ Category

Rural Women Stories: Nomsa Selebano

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 Posted in Climate change, Countries, English, Food security, GROW campaign | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3653" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Nomsa Selebano "][/caption] We’ve come here together as a group of farmers. We meet each fortnight to support each other and listen to problems and solutions. I’m a small scale farmer growing crops. I have leased my ...

Rural Women Stories: Elizabeth Motoko

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 Posted in Climate change, Countries, English, Food security, GROW campaign, South Africa | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3653" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Elizabeth Motoko "][/caption] I’ve been campaigning since I was born. When I was 9 years old I travelled with my granny and mother to Pretoria to join a protest during the fight against Apartheid. In our community ...

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 Posted in Angola, Countries, GROW campaign, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3653" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" "][/caption] One in four people in sub-Saharan Africa are hungry, the worst prevalence of any region in the world and more than double the global average. Climate change is a major contributor to this, threatening the ...

Learning from Typhoon Haiyan: Are Southern African countries ready for the challenge?

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 Posted in Climate change, Countries, English, Food security, GROW campaign, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3653" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Zuze holds up his failed maize plants.‘The climate keeps on changing and if it doesn’t improve life will be hard on us and we will just be waiting for the time when are going to ...

Living on R6 a day in a country of 47000 dollar Millionaires

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 Posted in English, Food security, GROW campaign, South Africa | No Comments »

By: Pooven Moodley [caption id="attachment_3653" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" 'We are rated as the cheapest’. Elzetta shares how 13 million feel facing hunger in South Africa."][/caption] Inequality is intertwined within existence in South Africa. From the days of royalty to colonization and apartheid, ...

OI FCJ Campaign Launch – Rural Women Make Themselves Heard

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 Posted in Climate change, Countries, Food security, GROW campaign | No Comments »

Thembela Njenga Economic Justice Policy and Campaign Coordinator: Southern Africa [caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Rural Women and Oxfam in solidarity "][/caption] The Southern Africa Region hosted a regional event at the historical Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg South Africa as a means to ...

Climate Change no longer a myth in Southern Africa

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Angola, Climate change, Countries, English, Food security, GROW campaign, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

By Professor Nicholas Ngepah: Senior Regional Research Adviser for Oxfam in Southern Africa [caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" Workers preparing fields to grow corn, Gutu project irrigation site. Credit DAVID_WHITE"][/caption] Climate change is no longer a myth in Southern African communities. It is ...

Stop climate change making people hungry: Join us today!

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Climate change, English, Food security, GROW campaign | No Comments »

Africa has spoken! First ever Pan African Land Grab Hearing

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 Posted in Agriculture, English, Food security, Governance, GROW campaign, Women's rights | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="410" caption=" Raulina Valoi "][/caption] Credit: Mohamet Lamine Ndiaye, Oxfam Pan Africa Programme ‘Today, Africa has spoken!’These were the last words of the panel at the first ever Pan African Land Grab Hearings, held at the symbolic ...

‘Behind the Brands’ launch – Oxfam tackles 10 food giants

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 Posted in English, Food security, GROW campaign | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="410" caption=" "][/caption] Approximately one in eight people go to bed hungry every night, while the 10 biggest food companies together generate sales of more than $1 billion a day. These companies have immense power but are failing ...