Food, farming, and hunger

Of the 5.9 million children who die each year, poor nutrition plays a role in at least half these deaths. That’s wrong. Hunger isn’t about too many people and too little food. It’s about power, and its roots lie in inequalities in access to resources and opportunities.

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These five Oxfam innovations are changing the way people fight poverty

From futuristic homes that adjust to extreme temperatures to apps that allow refugees to speak up for their own needs, here are just a few of the creative solutions implemented by Oxfam and our partners on the ground to help vulnerable communities take on new obstacles

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Growing food in the desert

For Sahrawi refugees living in western Algeria’s harsh climate, barley seeds and sun are a life-giving combination.

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Oxfam’s Behind the Barcodes food truck tour journal

Follow along with our food truck as Oxfam hits the road to serve up some food for thought. The goal is to raise awareness of the human suffering happening behind the food on supermarket shelves, while calling on Whole Foods to take responsibility.

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