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Moral Hazard - "Mega" Agricultural public-private partnerships threaten livelihoods for African farmers

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Large-scale partnerships with the private sector could undermine Africans’ land rights, drive inequality and damage the environment

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Oxfam calls on Western governments to offer haven as number of registered Syrian refugees reaches 3 million

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UK has so far only taken in 50 Syrian refugees under its vulnerable persons relocation scheme

Western and other rich countries should step up their efforts to resettle Syrian refugees, Oxfam said today after the number registered with UNHCR reached 3 million.

Urgent action is necessary in order to respond to a growing regional crisis caused by increasing displacement, insufficient aid and over-burdened infrastructure in neighbouring countries, Oxfam added.

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Michelle Dockery announced as Oxfam’s humanitarian ambassador

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Oxfam are delighted to announce actor Michelle Dockery as its first ever Humanitarian Ambassador, helping the charity fundraise and highlight their work responding to emergencies around the world.

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World Humanitarian Day - Oxfam Policy & Practice

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World Humanitarian Day is an opportunity for Oxfam to celebrate our humanitarian staff and partners and the communities they work with.

Jane Cocking, Oxfam's humanitarian director, is representing Oxfam at a memorial service at Westminster Abbey to mark the day. Speaking about the current emergencies around the world, Jane said:

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The Middle East sits on a precipice as conflicts and politics take their toll

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There are over 28 million people who need humanitarian aid in the Middle East, nearly half the UK population, Oxfam says today.

The figures drawn from Iraq, Gaza, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Yemen show the scale of the humanitarian crisis in the region. The warning comes as the DEC continues its Gaza Crisis Appeal, which has already raised more than £7 million.

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Oxfam Annual Report & Accounts 2013/14

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Last year was highly challenging for Oxfam. We responded to 27 devastating emergencies, including a humanitarian crisis of staggering proportions in Syria, and supported the efforts of millions of hard-working people facing the injustice of poverty.

All that we do is only possible because of the contributions of our supporters, volunteers, activists, partners, staff, and the communities we work with around the world. Read our Annual Report to find out how we did it.

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2 million voices support African agriculture

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(Dakar, Senegal) From June 20 to 27, 2014, the African Union's Heads of State will meet in Malabo to discuss agriculture and food security in Africa. This pre-AU summit will be an opportunity to review progress on the Maputo Declaration.

Ten years after the 2003 Maputo summit on Agriculture and Food Security, where African Heads of State agreed to allocate at least 10 percent of their national budget to agriculture, only eight countries have continuously met the Maputo target (Burkina Faso, Niger, Guinea, Senegal, Mali and Ghana in West Africa).

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Making Disaster Risk Management Inclusive - Briefing Paper

Inclusive Disaster Risk Management (DRM) is about equality of rights and opportunities, dignity of the individual, acknowledging diversity, and contributing to resilience for everyone, not leaving aside members of a community based on age, gender, disability, identity or any other limiting condition.

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Help Yourself! Food Rights and Responsibilities: Year 2 findings from Life in a Time of Food Price Volatility

Author: Richard King, Policy Research Adviser at Oxfam; Alexandra Kelbert, researcher at Institute of Development Studies; Nick Chisholm, Senior Lecturer at University College Cork and Naomi Hossain, Research Fellow at Institute of Development Studies. Help Yourself! provides the second year results of a four-year study on how food price volatility affects everyday life and uncovers grassroots realities related to the right to food.

Do people at risk of hunger think they have a right to food?

What does a right to food mean, and how can it be claimed and enforced?

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Transformative Leadership for Women’s Rights: An Oxfam guide

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As part of its commitments to promoting gender justice, Oxfam has started to invest in an approach called ‘Transformative Leadership for Women’s Rights’. As this is an unfamiliar term for many of our staff and partners, this guide explores what transformative leadership for women’s rights means, and how it links to women’s rights and gender justice.

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Humanitarian Action for Results

Globally, we are witnessing a rise in the scale, frequency and impact of humanitarian crises on vulnerable people, pushing the international humanitarian system to its limits. Australia plays a vital role in responding to these challenges, both in our immediate region and globally. A new paper developed by ACFID's Humanitarian Reference Group (HRG), involving 14 leading humanitarian Non-Government Organisations (NGO), has been launched today, 8 May.

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Working with Markets and Cash: Standard Operating Procedures

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Construire un nouvel avenir agricole

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Soutenir l’agro-écologie pour la planète et l’humanité

Auteur: Gina Castillo, Agriculture Program Strategist, Oxfam America

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Un nuevo futuro para la agricultura

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Promover la agroecología en favor de las personas y del planeta

Autor: Gina Castillo, estratega en temas de agricultura, Oxfam América

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Building a New Agricultural Future

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Supporting agro-ecology for people and planet

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Programming on the Right to be Heard: A learning companion (Revised Edition)

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The Revised Edition of the Right to be Heard is about people claiming their right to a better life. This Learning Companion aims to guide work and strengthen focus in this area.

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Emissions must be cut if we are to tackle hunger

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Countries across the world must play their fair part in cutting emissions if we are to prevent millions more people going hungry due to climate change, international agency Oxfam warns today.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) today opens its meeting in Berlin to finalise its landmark report on cutting global emissions. This comes just a week after it met in Japan, where governments acknowledged that climate change will have a bigger effect on food production than stated in the IPCC’s previous report seven years ago.

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Face aux conclusions du GIEC, plus alarmantes que jamais, l’inaction ne peut plus durer

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Le rapport du Groupe de travail II du GIEC, publié aujourd’hui, présente le changement climatique non pas comme une lointaine menace pour notre sécurité alimentaire, mais comme un danger manifeste et immédiat. Alors que près d’un milliard de personnes souffrent de la faim dans le monde, le changement climatique aggrave déjà les difficultés que rencontrent des millions de personnes pour nourrir leur famille.

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Reversal in Progress on World Hunger Likely as Climate Change Threatens Food Security

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New evidence of how climate change could damage food security is presented in a major new scientific report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).The impacts of climate change on food security are worse than previously estimated – and current emissions trends could surpass adaptation limits after 2050. This briefing summarizes some of the key findings of the IPCC Working Group II report.