Oxfam New Zealand believes one of the best ways to make poverty history is to campaign and advocate against the root causes of poverty.
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Oxfam's campaign for a future where everyone on the planet has enough to eat, always.
Climate change is already making it harder for millions to feed their families. We will not stand by and watch this happen.
Climate change could put back the fight against hunger by decades but our global food system is woefully unprepared to cope with the challenge, said Oxfam today
Bamako, Mali: Ahead of the Sahel Appeal to be launched by the United Nations on the 3rd February 2014 in Rome, 11 humanitarian agencies warn that northern Mali is set to face another serious food crisis unless funds are rapidly mobilised.
Global wealth is increasingly being concentrated in the hands of a small wealthy elite. These wealthy individuals have generated and sustained their vast riches through their interests and activities in a few important economic sectors, including finance and pharmaceuticals/healthcare. Companies from these sectors spend millions of dollars every year on lobbying to create a policy environment that protects and enhances their interests further. The most prolific lobbying activities in the US are on budget and tax issues; public resources that should be directed to benefit the whole population, rather than reflect the interests of powerful lobbyists.
Oxfam New Zealand welcomes New Zealand’s election to the United Nations Security Council, saying it gives an extraordinary opportunity to make a lasting contribution to international peace and security and improve the lives of millions.
Irrevocable and unavoidable loss and damage to agricultural land and fisheries is already taking place. But you have the power to stop climate change making people hungry.
Join the protest rallies all over New Zealand on Saturday November 8, calling for an end to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).
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Tell Prime Minister John Key that we urgently need a low emissions plan, backed by specific policies to make deep cuts in New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions, shift to a fair green future and help stop climate chaos for the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world.
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Soon there'll be nine billion of us on the planet. But almost a billion go to bed hungry.